Lake in the Hills, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake in the Hills, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lake in the Hills had a population of 29,244 as of July 1, 2018. Lake in the Hills ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake in the Hills is located at latitude 42.1794 and longitude -88.3157 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lake in the Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 866 feet.

The Village of Lake in the Hills (GNIS ID: 2398378) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lake in the Hills is located within Township of Algonquin, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

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Lake in the Hills, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 29,244
Population in Households 29,244
Population in Familes 26,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,803
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $93,874
Average Household Income $107,479
Per Capita Income $34,971


Total Housing Units 10,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,342 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,292 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 373 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $240,313
Average Home Value $270,528


Total Households 9,634
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 7,621
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.07%
Households 0.11% 0.12%
Families 0.08% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Lake in the Hills, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake in the Hills to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 70 95th
Population Density # 152 89th
Diversity Index # 214 84th
Median Household Income # 105 92nd
Per Capita Income # 256 81st

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