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Winfield is a township in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Winfield. For links to other places called Winfield, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Winfield is 41.387N. The longitude is -87.253W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 728 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,878.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Winfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46341 ZIP code.
22% of Winfield residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winfield was $24,572, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Winfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Winfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,115.
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winfield political report.
The average commute time for Winfield workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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