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Lake Bluff

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  • Population: 5,722
  • Median Income: 114,521
  • Distance from the city: 35 miles

Housing: Housing styles in Lake Bluff are predominantly traditional (Colonial, Victorian and Georgian) with some ranches and contemporary homes. Prices for single family homes start at $160,000 and go all the way up to $9,000,000. The median selling price of a Lake Bluff home is $550,000

Condos and town-homes range in price from $60,000 to $750,000, with a median selling price of $209,000.


Lake Bluff is apart of District #65. This district feeds into Lake Forest High School District #115. In addition in close proximity to Lake Bluff is Lake Forest College. In the 2012-2013 school year, District 65 was above the Illinois average in Reading, mathematics, and ISAT scores. Please view the district report attached below for an extended breakdown of the school district.




Lake Bluff is located only 35 miles north from downtown Chicago. It is located in Lake County. Residents of Lake Bluff can enjoy access to major interstate highways and the Metra passenger rail system. Lake Bluff is located on the Metra Union Pacific North Line, which runs from Chicago to Kenosha.

Fun Fact:

Chicago Magazine ranked Lake Bluff as one of 20 greatest towns and neighborhoods of the Chicago Metropolitan Region.

Useful Links:

About Lake Bluff

Village of Lake Bluff

Lake Bluff Schools

Lake Bluff Park District




Lake Bluff School Reports

Lake Bluff Park District