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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.
Daniel Webster was an early landowner.
Large sections were developed by Chicago financier Samuel Insull before his utilities empire collapsed.
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.
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.
56% of Libertyville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Libertyville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $771. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,933.
Libraries in Libertyville include Cook Memorial Public Library ... View libraries
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Libertyville political report.
Libertyville restaurants taking online reservations include The Tavern ... View restaurants
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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