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Lake Villa
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

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Lake Villa is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 8,601. Lake Villa is in Lake County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Lake Villa offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lake Villa there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Lake Villa and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lake Villa are highly rated.

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About Lake Villa...
Population
8,601

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$271,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,167
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Lake Villa Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    70.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    35
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    417.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    58.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Lake Villa

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$105,639
National
$64,994

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