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Lake Zurich is conveniently located in southwest Lake County, just 45 minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

Families choose Lake Zurich because it’s a safe place to raise children with schools that are in the top 5% nationwide.

Lake Zurich boosts a variety of single-family homes, townhomes and apartments in neighborhoods surrounded by parks. There are sheer endless opportunities for outside recreation and two signature parks, with beaches on the lake.

Lake Zurich Short Takes

  • Mayor: Tom Poynton
  • Village Manager: Ray Keller
  • School District: Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95
  • Number of Households: 7,105
  • Number of Businesses: 890
  • Median Household Income: $118.000
  • Median Home Price: $366,650

Stroll through the 7.8 acres of forested open space at Kuechmann Arboretum with 25 different species of trees, including 36 trees that are over 150 years old and 54 trees that are over 100 years old, the oldest of which is about 275 years old. Kuechmann Arboretum is focused on tree preservation, invasive species management, and the importance of pollinators. 

Summer in Lake Zurich is full of food and music, combined with a culture of academic and athletic excellence and the best shopping opportunities in the ‘burbs.

Competitive and recreational club sports from baseball to soccer and everything in between offer year-round opportunities to train and play. Park and recreation programs include dance, preschool and much more. Stay at the top of your game with workout options in Lake Zurich at Life Time, LA Fitness, YMCA and many others.

One-of-a-kind boutique restaurants offer dining options for the most sophisticated palettes. Lake Zurich is proud to be the home of two nationally acclaimed breweries, Phase 3 and Roaring Table, along with Copper Fiddle Distillery that features live music several nights a week. 

Located at the crossroads of two major highways, the Village continues to attract commercial growth and expansion of existing businesses in the industrial park that provide for a recession-resilient tax base.

It’s no wonder that families are choosing Lake Zurich. 

Community Contacts

Michael Duebner, Assistant Village Manager