Crystal Lake, IL

McHenry County

What you need to know about Crystal Lake, IL

Crystal Lake is located in McHenry County, Illinois. The population is 84% White, 1% Black, 3% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 10% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $80,136 and the median home value is $204,700. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Crystal Lake, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Crystal Lake has a Walk Score ® of 28.


Homes Owned 76.61%
76.61% Complete
Homes Rented 23.39%
23.39% Complete

Real Estate

In Crystal Lake, Illinois

Ready to move to Crystal Lake? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Crystal Lake.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Crystal Lake, Illinois

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Crystal Lake rates.

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


In Crystal Lake, Illinois

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Crystal Lake.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Crystal Lake, Illinois

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Crystal Lake.


Bachelor’s Degree 40%
40% Complete
Graduated High School 92%
92% Complete