Oakwood Hills, Illinois

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Oakwood Hills, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Oakwood Hills Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Oakwood Hills People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Oakwood Hills Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Oakwood Hills College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Oakwood Hills Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Oakwood Hills, Illinois

Comparing Oakwood Hills 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Racial Diversity 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Age of the Population 3 3
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
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Oakwood Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles NW of Palatine, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County McHenry
Standard Zip Codes 60013
Phone Area Codes 847
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.246
Longitude -88.242

Oakwood Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station ELGIN
Distance 12.6 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
Distance 15.8 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
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Oakwood Hills Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,194 100%
Male 1,110 50.6%
Female 1,084 49.4%
Under 18 691 31.5%
18+ 1,503 68.5%
65+ 86 3.9%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.34
White 2,151 98%
African-American 8 0.4%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 19 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 74 3.4%

Estimated Oakwood Hills Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,348
Growth 154
Growth % 7%

Oakwood Hills 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 27.4%
Irish 14.9%
Polish 11.8%
Italian 9.4%
English 6.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
US/American 4.2%
Swedish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2%
Norwegian 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Czech 1%
Hungarian 1%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
European 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Serbian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Estonian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakwood Hills 2,194 $70,875
Cary 15,531 $82,568
Fox River Grove 4,862 $78,847
Holiday Hills 831 $61,000
Island Lake 8,153 $67,500
Prairie Grove 960 $102,087
Trout Valley 599 $102,603
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