Overview of Beach Park
Beach Park, Ill., home to about 13,700 residents, is located in Lake County in between the cities of Zion and Waukegan. This beautiful village spans seven square miles and the median household income for those living in Beach Park is approximately $64,000, about $10,000 more than the Illinois state average. Chicago is just about 50 miles south and offers up amenities of a big city. Beach Park apartments for rent are sure to be conveniently located in a thriving community filled with charming residents.
Living in Beach Park, IL
Beach Park is within walking distance of several amenities such as restaurants, schools, grocery stores and recreational areas. Those living in Beach Park rentals will find Domino's Pizza, Shirl's Drive-In, Hoeksema's Mini Mart and Oak Crest School to be in a convenient location.
Residents are proud of the numerous employment opportunities available in the surrounding areas of Beach Park. In Lake County, the largest employers include the Department of the Navy, Abbott Laboratories, Hewitt Associates LLC., Motorola and Kemper Insurance.
Those looking to return to school will be happy to know that there are several colleges and universities to choose from that are close by. The College of Lake County, Gateway Technical College, Carthage University and the University of Wisconsin, Parkside are only about 16 miles from Beach Park.
Beach Park Attractions and Special Events
Beach Park is home to several popular destinations. Six Flags Great America is located just six miles from Beach Park. This amusement park, frequented by residents as well as visitors, has rides for everyone. From water rides to seven miles of coaster tracks, guests will never get bored.
Six Flags even has an annual event called Fright Fest that has continued to gain popularity over the years. Throughout the entire month of October, this park offers guests days and nights of Halloween-themed shows and family-friendly scares. There are even four outdoor Terror Trails which provide even more screams to really get your adrenaline pumping.
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