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Lake Bluff is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.
The village was so named because it sits on a bluff above Lake Michigan.
The latitude of Lake Bluff is 42.278N. The longitude is -87.834W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,170.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Bluff 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 60088 ZIP code.
21% of Lake Bluff residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Bluff ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Bluff was $54,824, compared with $21,587 nationally.
73% of Lake Bluff residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Bluff, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $782. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,503.
Libraries in Lake Bluff include Lake Bluff Public Library ... View libraries
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Bluff political report.
The average commute time for Lake Bluff workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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