Lake Villa, IL 

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+49.1% since 2000

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Cost of Living

97 / 100

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Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.3

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Lake Villa, IL

Living in Lake Villa, IL is a wonderful experience. The town has a beautiful natural setting, with access to Lake Michigan and plenty of outdoor activities like fishing, boating, and swimming. There are also lots of parks and trails to explore for those looking for some fresh air. Shopping and dining opportunities abound, as well as a variety of cultural events and festivals throughout the year. The town is also very family friendly, with excellent schools and many family-oriented activities. Overall, living in Lake Villa makes for an enjoyable lifestyle full of opportunities to explore the outdoors and spend quality time with friends and family. National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan.
State: Illinois
County: Lake County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
City: Lake Villa
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Cost of Living: -3.0% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level
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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.


The unemployment rate in Lake Villa is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake Villa jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Lake Villa's cost of living is 3.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lake Villa's Cost of Living

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

In the last Presidential election, Lake county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.8% to 36.8%. More Voting Stats

Lake Villa's population is 8,741 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.8%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 35.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Lake Villa is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.8%.

Lake Villa public schools spend $11,281 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.9 students per teacher in Lake Villa. More Education

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Housing Market in Lake Villa

It's a good time to buy in Lake Villa. Home Appreciation is up 8.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lake Villa is .

Reviews for Lake Villa   2 Reviews
Lake Villa...shhhhhh. ?? - 12/8/2018
Hidden gem....soooo nice, if you're very close to our lakes, or waterfront, THE BEST. ?? Small hamlets made up of awesome boaters, fishermen, outdoorsy-water-loving... Read More

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Lake Villa and Lake County - 6/8/2006
Iake villa is growing as is Lake County. It is one of the highest median income areas in the country. Houses are going up everywhere and the majority is in the $200,000... Read More

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