Lake Zurich, Illinois 

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+2.2% since 2020

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8.9 / 4.2

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Best Places to Live in Lake Zurich, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Lake Zurich, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Illinois
County: Lake County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
City: Lake Zurich
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Cost of Living: 14.3% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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Lake Zurich, IL Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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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 Zurich is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake Zurich jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Lake Zurich's cost of living is 14.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lake Zurich's Cost of Living

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Lake Zurich, 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 Zurich's population is 19,760 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.2%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 32.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Lake Zurich is Real Estate: $364,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.1%.

Lake Zurich public schools spend $14,333 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Lake Zurich. More Education

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Housing Market in Lake Zurich

It's a good time to buy in Lake Zurich. Home Appreciation is up 11.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lake Zurich is $364,200.
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Reviews for Lake Zurich   6 Reviews
Safe, affordable, and comfortable - 8/4/2009
The suburb provides convenient access to the Chicago Metro features, as well as the comfort of a small bedroom... Read More

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LZ's questionable revitalization - 12/19/2007
LZ downtown revitalization is at a standstill...with townhomes built and not our gateway building may never be built due to disagreements on funding by the... Read More

Retro to the future - 10/22/2007
Lake Zurich is in the midst of a retro revitalization. They have moved the major highway out from downtown and are building condos, shops and apartments. This by... Read More

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