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  •   State: 
    Lake County
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    42°11′47″N 87°55′2″W
      Area total: 
    4.70 sq mi (12.16 km²)
      Area land: 
    4.56 sq mi (11.80 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.14 sq mi (0.36 km²)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
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    Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    1,742.37 residents per square mile of area (672.68/km²)
      Household income: 
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Lincolnshire is a village in Vernon Township, Lake County, in the U.S. state of Illinois. The Des Plaines River bisects the village, passing from north to south. Illinois Route 22 also divides the village into two parts, crossing the village from east to west. Lincolnshire is home to the award-winning public Adlai E. Stevenson High School, as well as Laura B. Sprague and Half Day elementary schools and Daniel Wright Junior High School. Many global corporations are located in Lincolnshire, including Aon Hewitt, Zebra Technologies, CDW, and Sysmex, generating a daytime population of over 20,000 people. The village has a councilmanager government and is a home-rule municipality. Per the 2020 census, the population of Lincolnshire was 7,940, and the mayor is Elizabeth J. Brandt. Prior to incorporation, the first inhabitants of what would become Lincolnshire were Native American Potawatomi migrants from Canada and Wisconsin. The first Europeans to visit the area were the French Jesuit explorers Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet, who arrived in 1673 at the site of what later became Waukegan. The Potaw atomi tribesmen were ousted and faced relocation through the 1833 Treaty of Chicago, which was ratified in 1835 and thereafter implemented. The Lincolnshire area was originally a part of the town of Half Day, thefirst region settled by non-Native American peoples in Lake County.


Lincolnshire is the primary city name, but also Prairie View, Prairieview are acceptable city names or spellings, Half Day on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. Lincolnshire was incorporated as a village on August 5, 1957. It was originally a part of the town of Half Day, the first region settled by non-Native American peoples in Lake County. The first Europeans to visit the area were the French Jesuit explorers Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet in 1673. The village is located along Illinois Route 22 south of Waukegan, the county seat of the state of Wisconsin. It is located on the banks of the Des Plaines River, near the intersection of Milwaukee Avenue and Aptakisic Road. It has a population of about 2,000 people, with the majority of its residents living in the village of Lincolnshire and its surrounding areas. The town is home to the Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103's Half Day Intermediate School, and Laura Sprague was the first teacher to reside in the area. It also has a number of businesses, including an amusement park, a race track, a bowling alley, a dance hall, and taverns, that catered to visitors. In 1993, Lincolnshire completed a new village hall that was centered on the downtown area of the village. To consolidate these new acquisitions, a new court was set up in 1994 to consolidate the village's commercial and commercial endeavors. The court case set the present-day border between the two villages, which lies along Route 22 to its intersection with Milwaukee Avenue, and the border between Vernon Hills and Half Day. The current court case was set in 1994; the present court-case set the border case in 1994.


The village of Lincolnshire is a suburb of the city of Chicago in the southern reaches of Lake County. The Des Plaines River meanders through the eastern part of the village, dividing the town in half vertically at the village hall. Lincolnshire has been a Tree City USA every year since 1988. As of 2008, the village was working towards the eradication of gypsy moths in its area. The village is located in a humid continental climate zone and experiences four discernible seasons. It receives an average of 36.28 inches (922 mm) of precipitation each year. It is located at 42°1147 North and 87°552 West, and shares a border with the villages of Vernon Hills to the northwest, Buffalo Grove to the southwest, Bannockburn to the east, and Riverwoods to the southeast. The city of Lake Forest is located to the northeast, while the unincorporated community of Prairie View borders the village directly to the west. According to the 2010 census,incolnshire has a total area of 4.674 square miles (12.11 km²), of which 4.58 square miles. (11.86 km²) (or 97.99%) is land and 0.094square miles (0.24km²), (or 2.01%) is water. Lying on the border of two Chicago-area watersheds, Lincolnshire's climate shares many of the same traits as Chicago. It lies in the extreme northeastern region of the state of Illinois.


As of the census of 2010, there were 7,275 people living in the village. There were 2,177 housing units at an average density of 494.1 per square mile (190.8/km²) The racial makeup of the village was 94.1% White, 0.5% African American, 0,1% Native American, 3.7% Asian, 0.,1% Pacific Islander, 0, 5% from other races, and 1.1%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5%. The median income for a household in theVillage was $134,259, and the median income. for a family was $150,598. The per capita income for the Village was $60,115. About 1.6% of the population were below the poverty line. The US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of anyrace. The village has a population of 6,108 people, 2,134 households and 1,796 families. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.03. The median age was 44 years, with 26.9% under the age of 18. For every 100 females, there are 94.8 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over there are 93.2 males. The population of the Village has a median income of approximately $90,000.


The Half Day RoadMilwaukee Avenue area, which is located near the LincolnshireVernon Hills border, is a major retail corridor that experiences heavy traffic at peak hours. Lincolnshire and several of its neighboring villages have collaborated in attempts to ease the traffic in the area. The Marriott Theatre is located in Lincolnshire, on the premises of the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort; it sells approximately 400,000 tickets each year. Newman/Haas Racing, an auto racing team in the Indy Racing League, is based in the village. In 2003 Takeda announced that it would move its headquarters, which at the time housed 1,600 employees, to Deerfield, Illinois. The top employers in the city are: Van Vlissingen & Company, Camping World, Quill, Alight Solutions, ACCO Brands, Aon Hewitt and Alight, according to Lincolnshire's 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The city is home to the U.S. headquarters of the Japanese pharmaceutical company TakedA Pharmaceutical Company, which has more than 1,000 employees in the United States. The village is located on Illinois Route 22. It is located at the intersection of Illinois Route22 and Milwaukee Avenue. The Village Green plaza is the location for many of the festivities that the village holds. The Lincolnshire Commons is a retail hub in the southern end of Lincolnshire. The town is also home to City Park, a park that is a focal point for the community's summer festivals.

Culture and media

The Taste of Lincolnshire features and advertises "taste-size" samples of local restaurants and provides local entertainment. Since 1993, Lincolnshire has also held the Lincolnshire Art Festival a few weeks prior to the Taste. Lincolnshire hosts a Fourth of July celebration annually known as "Red, White, and BOOM!", a collection of activities centered on the celebration of the American Independence Day. The village is home to two motion picture performers: Alison LaPlaca, an actress famous for her role as snobbish yuppie Linda Phillips on the sitcom Duet and its spinoff, Open House, and Kyle Brandt, who played Philip Kiriakis on the soap opera Days of Our Lives and appears as himself on the reality show The Real World: Chicago. It is also home to Lake County artists who display their work to the community; the event encourages Lake County artist to display their works to the public. The town is located on the banks of the Chicago River and is on the Illinois Turnpike, which runs through the village. It has a population of about 2,000 and is located in the Lake County portion of the Illinois River Valley. It was founded in 1854. The city's first post-bellum settlement was in 1855. The current mayor is the son of a former mayor, who was a member of the town's first board of trustees and served as its first mayor from 1969 to 1974. The mayor is a former member of Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners.

Sports and recreation

Lincolnshire is home to nine public parks. Spring Lake Park hosts Lincolnshire's Fourth of July festivities. North Park is a major sporting field and nature reserve in northeastern Lincolnshire. Four notable sportsmen have lived within the borders of the village of Lincolnshire: Andrea Jaeger, Matt O'Dwyer, Robert Berland and Jalen Brunson. The Stanley Cup made its first ever-appearance in Lincolnshire in October 2013 and again visited the village in July 2015. The Lincolnshire Marriott Resort takes up a large area of land to the west of the Des Plaines River, and has an eighteen-hole golf course that hugs Illinois Route 22 to the south. The resort is also home to the Marriott Theatre, which garnered a reputation through the acceptance of 370 Joseph Jefferson Award nominations presented throughout its history. The village's high school is Adlai E. Stevenson High School, which is located in the heart of the Lincolnshire village. It is also the home of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, which moved to Lincolnshire to attend Stevenson High in 2010. Lincolnshire is the birthplace of professional tennis player Andrea Jaegers, a former Wimbledon and French Open champion who played for the New York Knicks and the Green Bay Packers. It was also the birth place of Olympic medalist Robert Berlands, who won medals at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and the 1988 Summer Olympic in Seoul. It also is the hometown of former NFL football player Matt O’Dwyers, a player for numerous teams, including the Jets.


The government of Lincolnshire is constituted as a council-manager form government with elements of home rule, which it adopted via ordinance in 1976. The village is headed by a mayor who presides over a board of six trustees at every meeting, although the daily functions of the village are carried out by a professional salaried village manager. Lincolnshire lies in a floodplain region, a consequence of the presence of the Des Plaines River and the proximity a fork of the Chicago River on the far east border. The Fire Protection District has three fire stations: one located in central Lincolnshire, one to the south in Riverwoods, and a third located on the north end of the district in Vernon Hills. The Police Department is staffed by 27 full-time members; 24 of them are sworn police officers, and the other is a community service officer. The Lincolnshire Police Department collaborates with Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103's junior high school, Daniel Wright, to form a chapter of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. This program has graduated sixth graders from the school every year since 1991. The Village participates in the National Flood Insurance Program, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) project, to alleviate a portion of the costs of flood damage that may overtax affected village residents. It also implements the Community Rating System, a disaster readiness plan. As of 2008, the village office holders were: The mayor is responsible for appointing a village manager; the manager cannot take office until the board has approved the mayor's choice.


Lincolnshire has two school districts: Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103 and Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125. A few students living in the village also attend school in Aptakisic-Tripp Community Consolidated School District 102 in neighboring Buffalo Grove. Aside from districts 102, 103, and 125, a very small portion of Lincolnshire, located in West Deerfield Township, is served by Bannockburn School. DeVry University's Keller School of Management operates a branch in Lincolnshire alongside the Southlakes Campus of the College of Lake County. The Lincolnshire Community Nursery School, which was founded in 1973, accepts preschoolers who live in the eastern reaches of the village. The village is home to the Vernon Area Public Library, whose district serves a large region of the Vernon Township (specifically, the villages ofincolnshire; Buffalo Grove; and Long Grove, and portions of thevillage of Vernon Hills). The library district also hosts a number of special events, including book talks and informational presentations. Lincolnshire is also served by several non-government-funded educational institutions, such as the University of Illinois at Grayslake, which has an extension site in northern Lake County, and the Lincolnshire branch of the college of management, which is located just to the north in Vernon Hills. The town has a population of about 2,000 people (as of the 2010 census) and is located in the Lake County portion of Illinois.

Faith Community

Willow Creek Community Church has a South Lake County location on Barclay Blvd. The church has seven locations across the Chicago area. It is located in the Lincolnshire area of Lake County, Illinois. It was founded in the 1950s and has been in the same location ever since. It has a congregation of more than 1,000 people, many of whom are members of the Willow Creek Church of God in Christ, a non-denominational church. It also has a church in the city of Lincolnshire, which has a population of less than 2,000. The Willow Creek church is a member-owned, non- denominational church, and it has a location in Lincolnshire as well as in Lake County.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois = 46.3. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 28. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 22. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Lincolnshire = 3.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 7,940 individuals with a median age of 47.7 age the population grows by 13.44% in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,742.37 residents per square mile of area (672.68/km²). There are average 2.72 people per household in the 2,468 households with an average household income of $147,576 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.30% of the available work force and has dropped -4.75% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.20%. The number of physicians in Lincolnshire per 100,000 population = 277.9.


The annual rainfall in Lincolnshire = 32.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 37.1 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 110. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 188. 82 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 13.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 50, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 93.21%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 28 years with median home cost = $366,700 and home appreciation of -27.78%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $19.95 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $7,642 per student. There are 16.4 students for each teacher in the school, 1223 students for each Librarian and 278 students for each Counselor. 4.02% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 37.26% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 26.45% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Lincolnshire's population in Lake County, Illinois of 1,164 residents in 1900 has increased 6,82-fold to 7,940 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.63% female residents and 48.37% male residents live in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois are married and the remaining 22.96% are single population.

  • 32.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Lincolnshire require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    80.50% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 5.48% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 7.83% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 4.80% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois, 93.21% are owner-occupied homes, another 4.14% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.64% are vacant.

  • The 57.57% of the population in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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