Zip Code 60045 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLake Forest
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lake
Area Code224 / 847
Alternate Zip Code NamesMETTAWA
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGREEN OAKS
Current Population:20925
Racial Majority: 90.03%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.6%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$164906
Average Adjusted Gross Income$613190
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time30.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range623 - 689 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.23852300, -87.87077900

Zip Code 60045 Description

Zip Code 60045 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 60045 is primarily located in Lake County. The official US Postal Service name for 60045 is LAKE FOREST, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60045 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Forest, IL, Mettawa, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Green Oaks, IL, Bannockburn, IL, Highland Park, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, and Vernon Hills, IL. Zip code 60045 is within area code 224 and area code 847. 60045 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60045 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 60045 decreased to 20925 from 22248 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60045 is while the majority ethnicity attending 60045 public schools is White. 2.5% of students in 60045 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 18470 90.03% 18788 -2%
 Black Or African American 228 1.11% 210 +9%
 Hispanic 565 2.75% 622 -9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -100%
 Asian 948 4.62% 1016 -7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 22 0.07% 22 -32%
 Two Or More Races 247 1.41% 247 +17%

Zip Code 60045 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.6%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 3.3%
 Asian 4.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 60045 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2092522248
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households7278
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$164906
Income Under $50K Per Year14.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year68.60%
60045 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 10Brad SchneiderDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$1479294
Average Real Estate Sale Price$1057113
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54f - Valparaiso-Wheaton Morainal Complex
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 60045 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13172736475662615342301939
Avg Max Temp (°F)29334355667781807361473457
Avg Precip (In.)1.661.422.273.723.463.743.634.263.42.492.662.1434.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type60045
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours