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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Tower Lakes is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 1,149. Tower Lakes is in Lake County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Tower Lakes offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Tower Lakes tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Tower Lakes are highly rated.
About Tower Lakes...
Population
1,149

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$480,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$886
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Tower Lakes 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
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500
  • Theft
    80
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$172,946
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Tower Lakes Reviews

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Local businesses are not doing that well because of the bigger companies that have bought spaces and properties.
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The weather is for the most part moderate. We do get some heavy snow and rain throughout specific seasons/months.
The lake is beautiful. Outdoor activities are readily avaialble.