Lily Lake, Illinois

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Lily Lake
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kane
Coordinates 41°56′33″N 88°28′15″W / 41.94250°N 88.47083°W / 41.94250; -88.47083Coordinates: 41°56′33″N 88°28′15″W / 41.94250°N 88.47083°W / 41.94250; -88.47083
Area 2.74 sq mi (7 km2)
 - land 2.74 sq mi (7 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 993 (2010)
Density 367.3/sq mi (142/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60151
Area code 331
Kane County Illinois incorporated and unincorporated areas Lily Lake highlighted.svg
Location in Kane County and the state of Illinois.
Wikimedia Commons: Lily Lake, Illinois

Lily Lake is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States. The town is 11 miles southwest of Elgin and 43 miles west of Chicago. The village is part of the Chicago metro area. It was incorporated as a village on November 6, 1990. The population was 993 at the 2010 census, up from 825 in 2000.


Lily Lake was originally called Canada Corners (after the large number of Canadians settled there) and was located further north. The settlement shifted its location when the railroad was built and changed its name to Lily Lake, referring to a local lake.[1]


Lily Lake is located at 41°56′33″N 88°28′15″W / 41.94250°N 88.47083°W / 41.94250; -88.47083 (41.942438, -88.470779),[2] is almost bordered on the East by Campton Hills, and on the West Virgil.

According to the 2010 census, Lily Lake has a total area of 2.741 square miles (7.10 km2), of which 2.74 square miles (7.10 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.001 square miles (0.00 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 825
2010 993 20.4%
Est. 2015 1,032 [4] 3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 825 people, 252 households, and 215 families residing in the village. The population density was 367.3 people per square mile (141.6/km²). There were 253 housing units at an average density of 112.6 per square mile (43.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.30% White, 0.85% African American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.06% of the population.

There were 252 households out of which 55.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.2% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% were non-families. 9.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.27 and the average family size was 3.55.

In the village, the population was spread out with 34.1% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 114.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $77,139, and the median income for a family was $78,823. Males had a median income of $56,736 versus $36,932 for females. The per capita income for the village was $29,611. None of the families and 0.6% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.