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Round Lake Beach is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.
The latitude of Round Lake Beach is 42.371N. The longitude is -88.09W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 764 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,093.
Residential development was spurred when Chicago magazine publisher Curtis Howe Springer ran a contest with a home in Round Lake Beach as the prize.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Round Lake Beach 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 60041 ZIP code.
20% of Round Lake Beach residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Round Lake Beach ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Round Lake Beach was $18,113, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Round Lake Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Round Lake Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $696. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,241.
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Round Lake Beach political report.
The average commute time for Round Lake Beach workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Round Lake Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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