Lake Bluff is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,616 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lake Bluff is the 319th largest community in Illinois.
Lake Bluff home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Lake Bluff real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lake Bluff is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 94.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lake Bluff is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Bluff who work in management occupations (24.22%), sales jobs (15.26%), and business and financial occupations (12.65%).
Also of interest is that Lake Bluff has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.39% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Lake Bluff is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lake Bluff’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Lake Bluff, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Lake Bluff is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lake Bluff. 80.99% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lake Bluff in 2018 was $87,123, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $348,492 for a family of four.
Lake Bluff is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lake Bluff home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Bluff residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lake Bluff include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lake Bluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.