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Who Lives Here

Lake Forest Demographics

Education

High School

8%

Associate's

14%

Bachelor's

44%

Master's

29%

Doctorate

4%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

19%

4 people

23%

5 people

8%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

17%

50-100k

17%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

10%

200k+

46%

Age

0-10

9%

10-20

17%

20-45

21%

45-65

30%

65+

23%

Getting Around Lake Forest

Lake Forest Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

26%

15-30 Mins

30%

30-40 Mins

10%

40-60 Mins

14%

60+ Mins

19%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6161

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Percentage: 6868

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Top Scores: Coffee, Parks, Art

Things To Do In Lake Forest

Top Score

Coffee

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lake Forest is espresso-ing itself in all the right ways.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 94% more coffee shops than average
  3. Significantly more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lake Forest is prime for park lovers.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 50% more parks than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lake Forest is a masterpiece for fine art lovers.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 49% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 41% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Lake Forest scores high for health and fitness.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 78% more gyms than average
  3. 23% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

More of a gem than germ, this Lake Forest is not too bad for medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. Significantly more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 65% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 60% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Lake Forest.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lake Forest could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 48% more pet facilities than average
  3. 5% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 14% more gas stations than average
  3. 24% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Lake Forest Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 9 of 9 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Lake Forest Education

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Lake Forest

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Living in Lake Forest, IL

Lake Forest, Illinois is a town with slightly more than 19,000 residents. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (21%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 43, skew older than most cities in Illinois. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 86% of residents own their homes. The average rent for Lake Forest is $646 a month more than the state average.

Averaging about 33 minutes, Lake Forest's commute time is longer than around 80% of cities in Illinois. Many residents (31%) drive to work, while public transit is used by just 3% of the city. Walking (2%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number does exceed the national average.

Many Lake Forest residents work in one of two industries: scientific and retail. Together, these industries account for 15% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in management, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $151K, eighth-highest in the state, Lake Forest workers are generally well-compensated for their efforts. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Lake Forest has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 19% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 26% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

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