This village has a population of 8,741, as reported by the 2010 census. Moreover, Lake Villa is a small municipality located in Lake County, Illinois. The number of people increased since the year 2000 to 8,741, from 5,864; subsequently, labeling the village as having a rapidly growing population.
The village sits in a softly developed rubble-ridden landscape, subject to effects from the glacially formed lakes in the area. Amongst the lakes in the area are Deep Lake,directly to the east of the village, and Cedar Lake, just north of the community’s midpoint. The various small ponds and lakes, are complemented by vast marshlands.
The average salary of a home in the area is $65,078, while the average pay for an entire family is $75,078. Men earned a $51,806 average income, whereas women brought home an average of $36,961. Per person salary in the village was reported to be $26,238.
For being a rather small town population wise, Lake Villa has a number of schools that service the area including five elementary schools, two middle schools and three high schools.
Lake Villa has an amtrak station on Metra’s North Central Service, which provides daily rail service between Antioch and Chicago’s Union Station. However, most transportation is done by private car.
For recreation, five public parks, seven designated playgrounds, and five forest and nature preserves provide ample opportunity for family and individual fun.
Hunting, fishing and boating are among the top things to do in Lake Villa, with other water sports dominating the warmer months.
While the population has risen, home prices have been holding steady and provide an upper middle-class price point throughout most of the area.
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