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Overview

Introduction to Beach Park, Illinois

Beach Park, Illinois, in Lake county, is 4 miles N of Waukegan, Illinois, and 40 miles N of Chicago, Illinois. The village is part of the Chicago metropolitan statistical area.

Beach Park History

The foundation stones for Beach Park were laid in 1908, when a train station opened in the vicinity. In 1928, the name was changed to Beach Station. In 1989 the village was officially incorporated.

Beach Park and nearby Attractions

  • Greenshire Golf Course
  • Biblical Bible Church
  • Bethel Park
  • North Chicago Public Library
  • Benton Greenwood Cemetery

Things To Do In Beach Park

Greenshire Golf Course provides visitors the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing game. Bethel Park has plenty of greenery and recreational facilities.

Beach Park Transportation

Facilities for air transportation are provided by the Kenosha Regional Airport.

Beach Park Higher Education

Gateway Technical College, College of Lake County and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside provide higher education to the people of Beach Park.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,788
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+6,980
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married54.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,186
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,930

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,689
% Above Poverty Level93.5%
% Below Poverty Level6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone16.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,338
Median House Value$152,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.5%
German17.7%
Irish12.1%
English5.2%
Polish4.4%
Italian3.7%
Swedish3.5%
Norwegian2.6%
French Except Basque2.5%
Slovene1.2%
Finnish1.1%
Scottish1%
Austrian1%
Lithuanian0.9%
West Indian0.8%
Greek0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Arab0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Moroccan0.5%
Russian0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Croatian0.3%
African0.2%
Belizean0.1%
Australian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Beach Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lake County
Standard Zip Codes60087, 60099, 60083
Phone Area Codes224,847
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.4
Approximate Longitude-87.85

Beach Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWAUKEGAN
Distance5.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationLAKE VILLA 2 NE
Distance10.7 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
Distance19.6 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
Gurnee31,070$104,682
Park City7,402$43,646

Beach Park Public Schools

Howe Elementary School
10271 W Beach Rd
ZIP: 60087
(847) 599-5362
Primary
Total Enrollment 394
Beach Park Middle School
40667 N Green Bay Rd
ZIP: 60099
(847) 596-5860
Middle
Total Enrollment 844
Kenneth Murphy School
11315 W Wadsworth Rd
ZIP: 60099
(847) 599-5052
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
Oak Crest School
38550 N Lewis Ave
ZIP: 60099
(847) 599-5519
Primary
Total Enrollment 324

Beach Park Private Schools

Our Lady Of Humility School
10601 W Wadsworth Rd
ZIP: 60099
Elementary
Total Enrollment 247
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