Learn more about homes in Lake Forest, IL

Welcome to Lake Forest, IL

The city of Lake Forest is one of Chicago’s desirable North Shore suburbs, situated on high bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan. Just 32 miles from the Chicago Loop but worlds away from the traffic congestion and noise, Lake Forest is a picturesque retreat for those who commute to and from the big city. The community of nearly 21,000 residents boasts a fine balance of historic charm and modern amenities, and through quality education, vibrant cultural attractions, and recreation for all ages, Lake Forest offers a superb environment for growing families. The city is served by the Lake Forest School District 67 with three elementary schools, one middle school, and Lake Forest High School. The highly respected Lake Forest Academy located on the city’s west side, is one of the Midwest’s best college preparatory schools with 100% of its graduates moving on to 4-year colleges and universities.

Lake Forest Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 236 homes for sale in Lake Forest, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
81% Single Family, 6% Condo, 5% Rental, 4% Land/lot, 0% Multi Family and 5% Other.

81% Single Family
6% Condo
8% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 202
Average Home Size 4,369 ft² / 406 m²
Price Range ($152,000 - $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.

Information from in and around Lake Forest...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 202 homes for sale in Lake Forest. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Condo, Rental, Land/lot, Multi Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 1,519,254. Prices are displayed 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 236 homes for sale in Lake Forest, IL are represented by 4 member brokerages serving the Lake Forest area. Member brokerages representing the 236 homes include Griffith, Grant & Lackie REALTORS, @properties, Baird & Warner and john greene Realtor.