Lake Bluff, IL Population

Population: 6,056. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,251 (+3.2% change)
Males: 2,926 (48.3%), Females: 3,130 (51.7%)

Lake County

Zip code: 60044

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $114,521
Median house value: $439,600

Races in Lake Bluff:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Chinese (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (28.6%), Irish (22.8%), English (18.3%), Italian (6.7%), Swedish (6.0%), Polish (4.9%).

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lake Bluff

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 72.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Bluff village

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 73.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

7.4% Foreign born (3.5% Europe, 2.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+8.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Bluff:

  • HILL TOP CENTER (about 2 miles; GREEN OAKS, IL)
  • LAKE FOREST HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; LAKE FOREST, IL)
  • ST THERESE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lake Bluff:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 22 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 22 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 35 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lake Bluff:

  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; Abbreviation: UGN)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • CAMPBELL (about 16 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Abbreviation: C81)
Amtrak station near Lake Bluff:

  • 15 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Bluff:

  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 14 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 19 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; EVANSTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,958)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 24 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
Public primary/middle schools in Lake Bluff:

  • LAKE BLUFF MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 413; Location: 31 E SHERIDAN PL; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 350 W WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • EAST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 121 E SHERIDAN PLACE; Grades: KG – 02)
Private primary/middle school in Lake Bluff:

  • FOREST BLUFF SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 8 W SCRANTON AVE; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Lake Bluff:

  • LAKE BLUFF P.L. (Operating income: $546,739; Location: 123 SCRANTON AVE.; 51,456 books; 2,110 audio materials; 571 video materials; 144 serial subscriptions)

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