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

The latitude of Libertyville is 42.283N. The longitude is -87.953W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,113.


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Median household income
Local
$88,828
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Libertyville demographic reports
Libertyville is on the Des Plaines River.
Former and merged names include:
· Independence Grove
· Vardin's Grove
For a brief period, from 1839 to 1841, the village served as the seat for Lake County's government.

Daniel Webster was an early landowner.

Large sections were developed by Chicago financier Samuel Insull before his utilities empire collapsed.

Well-known residents have included:
· Alicia Patterson, newspaper publisher
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Ansel B. Cook Victorian Home Museum, David Adler Cultural Center
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 Libertyville 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 60048 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Libertyville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Libertyville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Libertyville was $40,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

56% of Libertyville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Libertyville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $771.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,933.


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Libraries in Libertyville include Cook Memorial Public Library ... View libraries

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

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Libertyville restaurants taking online reservations include The Tavern ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Libertyville workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Libertyville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Libertyville include Best Western, Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Libertyville Days Inn.

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