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Green Oaks, IL

Green Oaks, IL

Lake County, 32 miles NW of the Loop. Green Oaks originally incorporated as Oak Grove in 1960. Initial zoning prohibited all but single-family dwellings on lots between one and five acres. In 1989 the village annexed Lamb's Farm, a nonprofit commercial attraction that serves adults with mental disabilities. While land on the west side of the toll road remained residential, Green Oaks began annexing land east of the tollway in unincorporated Rondout for industry. Businesses included a concrete plant and a recycling plant.

Green Oaks, IL (inc. 1960)
Year Total
(and by category)
  Foreign Born Native with foreign parentage Males per 100 females
1990 2,101   9.5% 104
  1,989 White (94.7%)      
  7 Black (0.3%)      
  101 Asian/Pacific Islander (4.8%)      
  4 Other race (0.2%)      
  13 Hispanic Origin* (0.6%)      
2000 3,572   9.8% 101
  3,245 White alone (90.8%)      
  62 Black or African American alone (1.7%)      
  5 American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.1%)      
  195 Asian alone (5.5%)      
  15 Some other race alone (0.4%)      
  50 Two or more races (1.4%)      
  94 Hispanic or Latino* (2.6%)      
League of Women Voters of the Libertyville/Mundelein Area. Know Your Town. 1990.