Lily Lake, Illinois

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Lily Lake, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lily Lake Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Lily Lake People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Lily Lake Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Lily Lake Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Lily Lake College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Lily Lake, Illinois

Comparing Lily Lake 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Racial Diversity 6 6
Age of the Population 3 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1
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
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Lily Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SW of Elgin, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Kane
Standard Zip Codes 60151, 60175
Phone Area Codes 630
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.948
Longitude -88.477

Lily Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ELGIN
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station AURORA
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
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Lily Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 825 100%
Male 441 53.5%
Female 384 46.5%
Under 18 281 34.1%
18+ 544 65.9%
65+ 43 5.2%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.55
White 811 98.3%
African-American 7 0.8%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 2.1%

Estimated Lily Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 915
Growth 90
Growth % 10.9%

Lily Lake 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 29.3%
Irish 14.1%
Polish 10.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Italian 6.4%
Swedish 6.1%
US/American 4.1%
Norwegian 3.2%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
English 2.2%
Scottish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Welsh 1.5%
Russian 1.3%
Armenian 1.3%
Czech 1.2%
Danish 1.2%
Ukrainian 1%
European 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Belgian 0.6%
African 0.4%
Slavic 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lily Lake 825 $78,823
Batavia 23,866 $81,689
Burlington 452 $59,886
Elburn 2,756 $79,905
Maple Park 765 $54,821
St. Charles 27,896 $82,828
Virgil 266 $80,687
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