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Overview

Introduction to Antioch, Illinois

Antioch, Illinois, in Lake county, is 15 miles NW of Waukegan, Illinois (center to center) and 40 miles S of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Antioch History

Antioch was originally inhabited by the Pottawatomi Indians, who occupied the area until 1832. The first permanent white settlers of the area were the Gage brothers, who built a cabin on Sequoit Creek. Antioch was officially founded by the Disciples of Christ and the village adopted its present name in 1843. Antioch was incorporated as a village in 1892.

Antioch and nearby Attractions

  • Chain O'Lakes State Park
  • Fort Hill Heritage Museum
  • Logic Puzzle Museum
  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area
  • Deerfield Historic Village
  • Volo Bog State Natural Area

Things To Do In Antioch

Antioch is home to the Redwing Slough Forest Preserve. Other area attractions include the Deerfield Historic Village, the Racine Art Museum, Cuneo Museum & Gardens, the Lake County Discovery Museum, and the Chester Gould Dick Tracy Museum. The Chain O'Lakes State Park, Moraine Hills State Park, Big Foot Beach State Park, and Illinois Beach State Park offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The Antioch Golf Club is also nearby. Antioch hosts the Octoberfest every year.

Antioch Transportation

Air transportation is available from the General Mitchell International Airport.

Antioch Higher Education

College of Lake County, McHenry County College, and Gateway Technical College provide programs for higher studies.

People

Total Population 14,386
Male Share of the Population 53.1%
Female Share of the Population 46.9%
Senior Citizens 8.9%
Employed Population 16+ 6,987
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 57.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $91,961
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.5%
Median Gross Rent $893
Median House Value $195,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 7.6%
Irish 16.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Antioch Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Waukegan, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles S of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 60002
Phone Area Codes 847
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.477
Longitude -88.095

Antioch Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ANTIOCH
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station LAKE VILLA 2 NE
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station RACINE
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 51 F
Jul Temp 64 to 79 F
Oct Temp 44 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fox Lake 10,539 $70,026

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Antioch Public Libraries

Library
Antioch P.l.d.
757 MAIN STREET
Antioch, Illinois
(847) 395-0874
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Antioch High Schools

ANTIOCH COMM HIGH SCHOOL
1133 MAIN ST
847-395-1421
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 2,232 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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