Lake in the Hills, Illinois 

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Population

28,345

+1.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$83,149

Median Home Price

$270,000

Median Age

34.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.4

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Lake in the Hills, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Lake in the Hills, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Illinois
County: McHenry County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
City: Lake in the Hills
Zip Codes: 60156
Cost of Living: 4.3% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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Lake In The Hills, Il Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lake in the Hills is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Lake in the Hills jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lake in the Hills's cost of living is 4.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lake in the Hills's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Lake in the Hills, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, McHenry county remained narrowly Republican, 50.0% to 47.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lake in the Hills's population is 28,345 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lake in the Hills is Real Estate: $270,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%.

SCHOOLS
Lake in the Hills public schools spend $9,778 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Lake in the Hills. More Education



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Housing Market in Lake in the Hills

It's a good time to buy in Lake in the Hills. Home Appreciation is up 16.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lake in the Hills is $270,000.
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Reviews for Lake in the Hills   1 Reviews
crime rating is a lie! - 8/28/2008
Lake in the hills is a GREAT town to live in. Atleast it was many years ago when I moved here. It was a small quiet town and nothing ever went wrong here. But now that... Read More

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