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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C
Channel Lake is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 1,465. Channel Lake is in Lake County. Living in Channel Lake offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Channel Lake tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Channel Lake are highly rated.
About Channel Lake...
Population
1,465

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$184,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$982
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Channel Lake Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    19%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Channel Lake

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,063
National
$55,322
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