Lake Forest is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district provides an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lake Forest’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Lake Forest is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lake Forest home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Forest residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lake Forest also has a size able Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake Forest include German, Irish, English, Italian and French.
The languages spoken by people in Lake Forest are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Lake Forest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese and Tagalog.