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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 Population14,386
Male Share of the Population53.1%
Female Share of the Population46.9%
Senior Citizens8.9%
Employed Population 16+6,987
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married57.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.6%
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 Level90.9%
% Below Poverty Level9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone19.5%
Median Gross Rent$893
Median House Value$195,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.1%
US/American0.1%
English7.6%
Irish16.5%

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

Antioch Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Waukegan, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City40 miles S of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
CountyLake
Standard Zip Codes60002
Phone Area Codes847
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.477
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)

StationANTIOCH
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp11 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationLAKE VILLA 2 NE
Distance3.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationRACINE
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 51 F
Jul Temp64 to 79 F
Oct Temp44 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fox Lake10,539$70,026

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

Antioch Public Libraries

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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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