Lake Forest, IL 60045 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60045: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Acceptable Alternative
Mettawa, IL 60045

Not Acceptable, USPS
Green Oaks, IL 60045
Lincolnshire Woods, IL 60045

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.234, Longitude -87.864
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,002
  • PO Box Addresses: 220
  • Residential Addresses: 7,827
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 757
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,070

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lake Forest, IL 60045 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,122
Daytime Population: Workers 27,842
Daytime Population: Residents 12,216
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,058
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.90
Population in Households 19,846
Population in Familes 17,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,276
Population Density2 949
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $164,322
Average Household Income $235,023
Per Capita Income $85,542


Total Housing Units 8,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,324 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,164 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 757 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $912,656
Average Home Value $894,999


Total Households 7,488
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 5,667
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% 0.18%
Households 0.28% 0.27%
Families 0.14% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

Lake Forest, IL 60045 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60045 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 234 83rd
Population Density # 331 76th
Diversity Index # 454 67th
Median Household Income # 5 100th
Per Capita Income # 9 99th

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