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Living in Lake Forest, IL

The city of Lake Forest is home to the beautiful 107-acre campus of Lake Forest College—“Chicago’s National Liberal Arts College”—which maintains a big presence within the community not only as a center for education, but as a cultural hub for performing arts, visual arts, and athletics. Supplementing the college’s calendar of events, the city of Lake Forest is also home to the Gorton Community Center, located in a renovated early 20th century schoolhouse. The Gorton Center hosts a wide range of performances by groups such as CenterStage and the Lake Forest Symphony, the only professional orchestra in Lake County. Lake Forest boasts an active arts community—the Deer Path Art League—which maintains the Deer Path Gallery and plans special events such as the annual Art Fair on the Square. The city’s Historic Market Square is where many Lake Forest events are held; the district was established in 1916 and carries the sophisticated charm of a small English village with over 25 unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants. For outdoor recreation, Lake Forest residents can enjoy all the Midwest seasons at 12 city parks, the McCormick Nature Preserve, the Wildlife Discovery Center, and the beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan. The city offers many sporting facilities, community leagues, and the popular 18-hole, par 70/72 Deerpath Golf Course.

Lake Forest Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 214 homes for sale in Lake Forest, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
78% Single Family, 6% Rental, 6% Condo, 5% Land/lot, 0% Multi Family and 6% Other.

78% Single Family
6% Rental
10% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 180
Average Home Size 4,359 ft² / 405 m²
Price Range ($329,000 - $9,000,000)

Weather in Lake Forest

The average high temperatures in Lake Forest range from 30 in January to 82 in July

Average home income in Lake Forest

The average household income of a Lake Forest resident is $255,407 with an average home value of $810,851

Population of Lake Forest

Lake Forest has 20,748 residents.

Home ownership in Lake Forest

The average level of home ownership in Lake Forest is 85%.

Education breakdown of Lake Forest

Education levels of residents of Lake Forest include: highschool 9%, associate 3%, bachelor 40%, graduate 33%.

Households in Lake Forest

Lake Forest has 7,222 homes, built on average 45 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 180 homes for sale in Lake Forest. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Rental, Condo, Land/lot, Multi Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 1,488,421. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Lake Forest please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 214 homes for sale in Lake Forest, IL are represented by 4 member brokerages serving the Lake Forest area. Member brokerages representing the 214 homes include Griffith, Grant & Lackie REALTORS, @properties, Baird & Warner and john greene Realtor.