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Man injured in Fox Lake snowmobiling accident

FOX LAKE –A man was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville after a snowmobiling accident Saturday afternoon, a fire offic ...
March 8, 2015 - 12:07 am

Man falls through ice on Pistakee Lake; not injured

FOX LAKE – A man who fell through the ice at Pistakee Lake on Friday evening declined medical treatment, a fire official said.The Fox Lake F ...
March 6, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Fox Lake police, FBI investigate PNC Bank robbery (with video)

FOX LAKE – A man wearing a surgical mask and dressed in a blue hoodie robbed the PNC Bank in Fox Lake on Tuesday and fled the scene in a red ...
Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am

Age

Under 5 Years 725
5 to 9 Years 532
10 to 14 Years 604
15 to 19 Years 670
20 to 24 Years 586
25 to 34 Years 1468
35 to 44 Years 1654
45 to 54 Years 1675
55 to 59 Years 739
60 to 64 Years 598
65 to 74 Years 839
75 to 84 Years 477
85 Years and Over 201
Median Age (in years) 39.7

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Ancestry

American 209 1.7%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 134 1.1%
Danish 119 1.0%
Dutch 132 1.1%
English 475 3.9%
French (except Basque) 223 1.8%
French Canadian 109 0.9%
German 3,295 27.2%
Greek 118 1.0%
Hungarian 111 0.9%
Irish 2,080 17.2%
Italian 1,251 10.3%
Lithuanian 70 0.6%
Norwegian 238 2.0%
Polish 2,412 19.9%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 94 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 168 1.4%
Scottish 232 1.9%
Slovak 12 0.1%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 444 3.7%
Swiss 35 0.3%
Ukrainian 91 0.8%
Welsh 41 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Hundreds gather in Fox Lake to take the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics of Illinois

FOX LAKE – Some people arrived at Lakefront Park in Fox Lake on Sunday with their swimsuits. Others came to the park off the lake with tutus ...
Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:38 pm

Fox Lake Polar Plunge to aid Special Olympics

FOX LAKE – Jeanette Letmanski is going to find an 80s prom dress and jump into the Fox Lake.Letmanski, a life skills teacher for Woodstock D ...
Feb. 15, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Chain O' Lakes State Park, Glacial Park conducting controlled burns, officials say

Large clouds of smoke in the Fox Lake and Spring Grove areas are the result of two controlled conservation burns, fire officials said.The Ch ...
Feb. 12, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 250 3.3%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 462 6.0%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 2,581 33.7%
Some College, No Degree 2,502 32.7%
Associates Degree 556 7.3%
Bachelor's Degree 985 12.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 315 4.1%
Population 25 years and Over 7,651
High School Graduate or Higher 90.69%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 16.99%

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Gender

Male 5,207 48.36%
Female 5,561 51.64%
Total Population 10,768

Nippersink Creek restoration work to address flooding, invasive species

RINGWOOD – Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream’s banks cut straight down to its bed. The roots ...
Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:31 am

Man, teen charged with armed robbery at Fox Lake Mobil Gas Station

FOX LAKE – Two people have been charged with aggravated armed robbery after trying to steal a case of beer from a Mobil Gas Station, police ...
Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:53 pm

Coroner: Round Lake Beach teen drunken driving in fatal Fox Lake crash

FOX LAKE – A Round Lake Beach teen, who was killed Thursday after a single-vehicle crash in Fox Lake, had a blood-alcohol content three time ...
Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:39 pm

Household Type

Total Households 4,464
Family Households 2,712 60.75%
with own children under 18 years 1,245 27.88&

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 4,464
Owner-Occupied 3,183 71.30%
Renter Occupied 1,281 28.69&

Lake County Coroner called to Fox Lake crash scene, officials said

FOX LAKE – The Lake County Coroner's Office was called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash Thursday in Fox Lake, officials said. Police s ...
Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:54 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $868

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 2,496
Median (dollars) $1697
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 687
Median (dollars) $647

Household Value

Median (dollars) $181,700

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $54,920

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 16 0.10%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 495 3.19%
Construction 432 2.79%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 906 5.84%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 366 2.36%
Information 146 0.94%
Manufacturing 837 5.40%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 123 0.79%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 569 3.67%
Public Administration 158 1.02%
Retail Trade 717 4.63%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 199 1.28%
Wholesale Trade 327 2.11%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 5,291

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Land

Area (in square miles) 8.12
Density (in square feet) 1,326.11

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Brad Schneider
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,120
Cuban 0
Mexican 688
Other Hispanic or Latino 155
Puerto Rican 277
Total Population 1,120
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,648
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 35
Asian Alone 364
Black or African American Alone 150
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 73
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 73
White Alone 9,026
Total Population 10,768

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Schools

Elementary Schools Fox Lake Grade School Dist. 114
Secondary Schools Grant Community High School Dist. 124
Secondary Schools Richmond-Burton Community High School Dist. 157

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