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  • Median Home Price – $626,300
  • Median Rent – $1,544
  • Median Income – $85,179

About Lake Bluff

Is there anything better than living by the lake? 

Well luckily Chicago has many neighborhoods that are on the lake coast and this is one of them. Here is all you need to know about the beautiful Chicago suburb – Lake Bluff and what you can expect from living in Lake Bluff.

Hopefully, you will love it as much as we do, and become the new resident of Lake Bluff.

Lake Bluff is a village in Lake County, Illinois, approximately 30 miles away from Chicago and 5 miles S of Waukegan, with approximately 5,722 residents

Lake Bluff is known for its small-town charm and a casual, comfortable lifestyle.

Lake Bluff History

  • John and Catherine Cloes claimed 100 acres of land in Northern Illinois in the mid 1800s, on what would eventually become Lake Bluff.
  • The arrival of the railroad in 1855 brought more residents to the area.
  • In 1875, the Lake Bluff Camp Meeting Association named the town Lake Bluff because it is situated on a bluff above Lake Michigan.
  • The first hotel, the Bluff Lodge, was opened in 1876
  • Lake Bluff was incorporatedas a village in 1895.
  • Charles Trusdell, the first Village President, built his home at 115 East Center Avenue. 
  • The East School openedin September 1895.

What does Lake Bluff have to offer?

You must be asking yourself what it would look like living in Lake Bluff, and we will show you a little bit better its best features, and why people love living in Lake Bluff and never want to leave:

Family-Friendly Community

Lake Bluff is one of the best places to live in Illinois

Lake Bluff boasts family-friendly community events, exemplary schools, and an overarching sense of community that is hard to find elsewhere.

Living in Lake Bluff offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. 

In Lake Bluff there are a lot of bars and parks, and amazing outdoor spaces for kids, pets, friends hanging out.

Many retirees live in Lake Bluff as well.

The crime rate in Lake Bluff is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes.

💡 Did you know?

During the First World War, Lake Bluff was proclaimed the “most patriotic small town in America” for the efforts of the residents in supporting the Red Cross and purchasing an ambulance to send to France.


U.S. Route 41 passes through the western portion of the village, and directly west of Lake Bluff is Interstate 94, both highways providing access for commuters to Chicago or Milwaukee.

As of 2018, the Union Pacific Railroad– later the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company still runs through Lake Bluff. This line, part of Chicago’s Metra commuter rail agency, provides access to Chicago through Ogilvie Station and to Kenosha, Wisconsin.


Lake Bluff East Elementary School, originally known as “Lake Bluff School“, was the first school in Lake Bluff.

Public schools:

  • Lake Bluff Elementary School (Kindergarten through 5th grade)

  • Lake Bluff Middle School (6th grade through 8th grade)

  • Lake Bluff high school students attend Lake Forest High School in Lake Forest.

Colleges and Universities

Nearby colleges include the Lake Forest College, the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and Shimer College.

💡 Did you know?

Every alternating year the Lake Bluff History Museum organizes a “Ghost Walk” around Halloween to celebrate their haunted history. This includes group tours of the town led by residents dressed as ghouls who tell stories about creepy occurrences in the past.

Places to visit in/near Lake Bluff, IL

  • Arlington Heights Historical Museum

  • Charles Gates Dawes House

  • Chain O’Lakes State Park

  • Chicago Botanic Garden

  • Leaning Tower of Niles

Arts and culture

  • The Lake Bluff History Museum provides a place to learn about Lake Bluff’s past.

    Their mission is to keep Lake Bluff history alive by researching and preserving historical information, creating interest in and sharing knowledge of local history, inspiring broad participation in events supporting this mission and embodying the spirit and pride characteristic of Lake Bluff.

    The museum sponsors a variety of programs and fundraisers that support its mission.

  • Every year there are many cultural events on the Village Green including a Veterans Day ceremony, Gazebo lighting (Christmas), and a farmers market every Friday in the summer.

  • Every summer Lake Bluff is the host of the Bluffinia concerts on the village green. Bands from all over the United States come downtown to rock out.

💡 Did you know?

Andrew Bird the musician was born in Lake Bluff, as well as Jacob Doyle, professional baseball player in the first season of Major League Baseball and Rob Pelinka, general manager of NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, former University of Michigan player and agent for Kobe Bryant.

Looking for movers in Lake Bluff?

If you are looking for movers in Lake Bluff, look no further. We have served the residents of Lake Bluff since the moment we opened for business. We know Chicago suburbs and neighborhoods like the back of our hand.

We provide professional, reliable and affordable service. We are a moving company with years of experience and with highly trained movers that will make your move easy and stressless. We provide a range of services to choose from — and we will handle everything from start to finish.

Our Services:

  • Residential Moving
  • Office Moving
  • Packers and Movers
  • Storage Movers
  • Labor Movers (just loading/unloading)

Level of Moving Service at Legit Movers Chicago

Standard Service

  • No packing 
  • Furniture assembly/disassembly
  • Wrapping & padding
  • Truck & crew of professional movers

Partial Packing Service

  • Professional packing of closet & kitchen (no extra cost) 

*Optional additional cost: packing supplies (per item used) 

  • Furniture assembly/disassembly
  • Wrapping & padding
  • Truck & crew of professional movers and packers

Full Packing Service

  • Professional packing of entire home (no extra cost) 

*Optional additional cost: packing supplies (per item used) 

  • Furniture assembly/disassembly
  • Wrapping & padding
  • Truck & crew of professional movers and packers
  • Unloading and reassembling the items and positioning them (not unpacking the boxes)

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