Green Oaks, Illinois

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Green Oaks, Illinois

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High Points

Green Oaks strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Green Oaks Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Green Oaks College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Green Oaks People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Green Oaks Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Green Oaks Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 10% Green Oaks Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 15% Green Oaks Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Green Oaks, Illinois

Comparing Green Oaks to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Racial Diversity 8 8
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 2 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Green Oaks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SW of Waukegan, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 60044, 60045, 60048
Phone Area Codes 847
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.29
Longitude -87.903

Green Oaks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Distance 13 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
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
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Green Oaks Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,572 100%
Male 1,795 50.3%
Female 1,777 49.7%
Under 18 1,194 33.4%
18+ 2,378 66.6%
65+ 252 7.1%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3.44
White 3,245 90.8%
African-American 62 1.7%
Asian 195 5.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.1%
Other 15 0.4%
Mixed Race 50 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 94 2.6%

Estimated Green Oaks Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,914
Growth 342
Growth % 9.6%

Green Oaks Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 22.4%
Irish 12.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
Italian 8.8%
Polish 7.5%
Swedish 6.5%
English 5%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
US/American 2.6%
Scottish 2.1%
Greek 1.9%
Norwegian 1.7%
European 1.5%
Danish 1.3%
Czech 1%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
British 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Armenian 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.6%
Slovene 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Croatian 0.4%
Serbian 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Green Oaks, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Knollwood (60044)
Lincolnshire Woods (60045)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Green Oaks 3,572 $133,462
Lake Bluff 6,056 $124,674
Lake Forest 20,059 $165,512
Libertyville 20,742 $103,573
Mettawa 367 $153,129
North Chicago 35,918 $40,485
Park City 6,637 $42,387
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