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Channel Lake
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Channel Lake is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 1,784. 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 above average.

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About Channel Lake...
Population
1,784

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$171,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,308
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    44%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Channel Lake

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,875
National
$64,994

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