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  • Median Home Price – $477,961
  • Median Rent – $1,297
  • Median Income – $83,210

About Lakewood

If you are considering moving to the Chicago area soon, you are probably looking for a beautiful neighborhood or suburb to call home.

There are a lot to choose from, but in this blog we will share with you what the village of Lakewood has to offer and what it is like living in Lakewood.

Every neighborhood has pros and cons but Lakewood is as good as it gets.
In an amazing location, with so many fun things to do there, family oriented, etc…

Hopefully, you will like it and possibly even decide to become the new resident of Lakewood.

The Village of Lakewood is a village in McHenry County, Illinois ,with a population of around 4,013 residents.

The Village shares its boundaries with the City of Crystal Lake, Village of Lake in the Hills, Village of Huntley, and City of Woodstock.

There are 6 lakes, including Crystal Lake which is situated partially in the Village and partially in the City of Crystal Lake.

💡 Did you know?

 Although commonly referred to as Lakewood, the town’s proper name is preceded by ‘The Village of’.

What does Lakewood have to offer?

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

Family-Friendly Community

There are also a number of public and private parks and beaches within the Village, as well as miles of walking and bicycle paths. 

Lakewood is a family friendly communityof residents striving to continue our motto of “Quality Living in a Natural Setting.”

Living in Lakewood offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Lakewood there are a lot of parks and the public schools are also very highly rated. 

Great outdoor spaces

The Village is home to two golf courses and several natural areas or wetlands, including the Kishwaukee Fen Nature Preserve.

There are also a number of public and private parks and beaches within the Village, as well as walking and bicycle paths and permanent open spaces in the newer subdivisions. Lakewood’s recreational areas are West Beach, Crystal Lake, and a number of parks that dot the area.

If you are looking for great parks, we recommend Brighton Oaks Park, where you will spend a lovely afternoon walking, having a picnic or playing with your kids or dog.


Lakewood is primarily served by Crystal Lake Community Consolidated School District 47 and Community High School District 155, specifically South Elementary School for those east of Huntley Road, 

For those west of Huntley Road:

    • West Elementary School
    • Richard F. Bernotas Middle School
  • Crystal Lake Central High School

 The Turnberry Meadows subdivision is served by Huntley’s Consolidated School District 158, specifically:

  • Chesak Elementary School

  • Martin Elementary School

  • Marlowe Middle School

  • Huntley High School 

Turnberry Country Club is used by Crystal Lake Central golf teams for home games.

💡 Did you know?

Marguerite Henry, author was born in Lakewood, IL as well as Joy Morton, founder of Morton Salt and president of Dunham Woods in the 1930s.

Places to visit near Lakewood, IL

    • The Crystal Lake

  • Moraine Hills State Park

  • Chester Gould Dick Tracy Museum

  • Santa’s Village – Illinois

  • Racing Rapids Water Park

  • Six Flags Great America

Also, if you are a golf lover, you can visit one of two golf clubs in Lakewood, Turnberry Golf Club or RedTail Golf Club. 

If you are looking for a place to spend the day with the kids or friends, the West Beach is a great place to enjoy the sun, swim and have fun. 

On the other end, if you are looking for a great place to grab a bite, we have a perfect spot for you – Lakewood – Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, with amazing Chicago famous deep dish pizzas.  You can thank us later!

Looking for movers in Lakewood?

If you are looking for movers in Lakewood, look no further. We have served the residents of Lakewood 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)

Moving to Lakewood? Give us a call today to get a free quote and talk with our sales representatives who will find the best option for your particular moving situation.

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If are you simply moving within Chicago itself. At Legit Movers Chicago we are specialized in local moves from packing service, domestic removals, office relocations. Over the year, we have built an enviable reputation as a moving company; this doesn’t just come to be. It is due to the quality services provided to our client, which we based on integrity and honesty.