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Fox Lake is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Fox Lake. For links to other places called Fox Lake, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Fox Lake is 42.396N. The longitude is -88.183W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,937.


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Median household income
Local
$46,548
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fox Lake demographic reports
The community developed as a vacation resort after construction of the railroad in 1901.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fox Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60020 ZIP code.

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26% of Fox Lake residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fox Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fox Lake was $24,350, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Fox Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fox Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $631.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,234.


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Libraries in Fox Lake include Fox Lake Public Library ... View libraries

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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fox Lake political report.

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The average commute time for Fox Lake workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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