Libertyville, IL


4 Reviews



Download our custom City Report to see exclusive
data on cost of living, crime, climate, and more.
Libertyville, IL

About Libertyville, IL

Libertyville is a city located in Lake County Illinois with an estimated population around 20,800 people as of 2019. This vibrant town serves up endless recreational opportunities like taking advantage of its close proximity to nearby destinations such as Des Plaines River Trail which provide access to larger scale attractions and entertainment options ranging from live shows to museums giving folks a chance to explore their creativity while also getting out into nature without having travel too far away from home. Mega metro area set in the Lake Michigan coast and plains of the Great Lakes region. Primary industries include diverse economy and tourism. Noteworthy features include shoreline. - Located in northeast Illinois, along Lake Michigan, 90 miles northwest of South Bend, Indiana, and 80 miles southeast of Milwaukee, Wisconsin..

Location Details

State: Illinois
County: Lake County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
City: Libertyville
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Cost of Living: -3.0% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 587 ft above sea level
Buying or selling a home?
Find top real estate agents in Libertyville.
Find A Top Agent

Dig Deeper on Libertyville

The Chicago, IL metro area is a big and interesting place with lots of history and things to do. It's in the northeastern part of Illinois, right by Lake Michigan. This city started as a small trading post in the early 1800s and quickly grew because it was a good spot for transport and trade. Over the years, it became known for big buildings, busy ports, and lots of factories making all kinds of goods.

Geographically, Chicago is mostly flat, with the big, beautiful Lake Michigan on one side. The Chicago River runs through the city, and there are lots of parks and green spaces around. The weather here has all four seasons, with really hot summers and very cold winters that can have a lot of snow.

The economy in Chicago is mixed and strong, with big companies in finance, manufacturing, technology, and healthcare. There are also many small businesses and startups. The city is a big center for trade and transport, with lots of trains, big highways, and one of the busiest airports in the world.

When it comes to politics, Chicago itself usually supports the Democratic Party, but the areas around the city might lean more towards the Republican side. This makes elections interesting because there are many different opinions.

Living in Chicago means you'll never run out of things to do. There are world-class museums, theaters, music venues, and sports teams like the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bulls. The city is also famous for its food, with everything from fancy restaurants to local spots selling deep-dish pizza and hot dogs. For those who love the outdoors, there's Lake Michigan for boating and beaches, plus many parks and trails.

New residents should know that Chicago is a big, bustling city, so it can be pretty fast-paced. Traffic can get heavy, and finding a place to live that's affordable can take some searching. Public transport is good, though, with buses and trains (the "L") that can help you get around. The weather is something to prepare for, with very hot summers and cold, snowy winters. But if you like having lots of options for things to do, places to eat, and ways to explore, Chicago could be a great place to live.

Libertyville Cost of Living
$$$$

Shoreline, arts & culture, and pleasant summers make Libertyville a great place to live.

$481,600
+29.8% higher than avg
$153,674
+55.1% higher than avg
$1,720 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
+16.9% higher than avg
Libertyville Crime
21 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in Libertyville, Illinois
$92,160
for a family
$60,000
for a single person
Pros & Cons of Libertyville
   Shoreline
Gets muggy and sticky
   Arts & culture
Harsh winters
   Pleasant summers
High taxes
Reviews for Libertyville
    See all (4)

Very down to earth town, I love it that Libertyville is an upscale town with not so snobby people. I am very happy with raising my kids in this town. We have lived here  More

   |    Reply

Over 15 years ago

Small community on edge of a big  More

   |    Reply

Over 16 years ago

From the farmer's market and the restaurants to the forest preserves and schools. People are friendly and life is good here in  More

   |    Reply

Start Your Review of Libertyville

Cost of Living
Compare Libertyville, IL
cost of living
Compare food, housing, utilities, and more in Libertyville, Illinois to any other city in the US.