Introduction to Lincolnshire, Illinois

Lincolnshire, Illinois, in Lake county, is 7 miles NE of Arlington Heights, Illinois and 26 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois.

Lincolnshire History

Lincolnshire is located in Vermon Township. It was originally inhabited by Native American Potawatomi migrants who came from Canada and Wisconsin. The first Europeans to visit this region were French Jesuit explorers Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet. The village was incorporated in 1957.

Lincolnshire and nearby Attractions

  • Deerfield Historic Village
  • Cuneo Museum & Gardens
  • Charles Gates Dawes House
  • Chain O'Lakes State Park

Things To Do In Lincolnshire

The Cuneo Museum & Gardens, the Fort Hill Heritage Museum and the George S. Clayson Museum have a number of historical artifacts on display. Some of the historic sites located nearby include the Charles Gates Dawes House, the Deerfield Historic Village and the Frances Willard House. Local parks include the Chain O'Lakes State Park, the Illinois Beach State Park and Lincoln Park.

Lincolnshire Transportation

Chicago O'Hare International is the nearest major airport.

Lincolnshire Higher Education

Lake Forest College, the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and Trinity International University are all accessible from Lincolnshire.


Total Population 7,271
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 34.1%
Employed Population 16+ 2,560
Age of the Population 53


% of people married 59.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 68.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $177,647
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 10.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 7%


People Living Alone 33.7%
Median Gross Rent $2,336
Median House Value $474,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
US/American 0.5%
English 9.3%
Irish 11.2%

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

Lincolnshire Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NE of Arlington Heights, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 60069
Phone Area Codes 847
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.19
Longitude -87.908

Lincolnshire Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Distance 11.1 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 18.7 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Half Day (60069)

Prairie View (60069)

Prairieview (60069)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bannockburn 1,390 $150,208
Buffalo Grove 41,591 $116,579
Deerfield 18,588 $167,575

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

Lincolnshire Public Libraries

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Lincolnshire High Schools

A Title I School.
Serves 4,351 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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