The village of Antioch, Illinois is situated in the Round Lake Beach - McHenry - Grayslake metropolitan area.
The character of Antioch is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. This part of the Round Lake Beach - McHenry - Grayslake metropolitan area is very quiet, as the streets are generally very tranquil. Finally, it is easy to reach public green spaces from most locations in the village and there are over 50 of them close by for residents to discover.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Antioch is an important part of its character. This part of the Round Lake Beach - McHenry - Grayslake metropolitan area also has a variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 80% of the units in Antioch whereas the remainder are rented. This village did not experience a single housing boom; the construction of new homes in the village is spread throughout multiple decades in recent history.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Antioch and consequently they can be a long walk away. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, some house buyers in Antioch may be able to access one of around 20 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants in close proximity.
The favored way to move around in this village is very often a car. It is very easy to access a place to park. In contrast, getting around by public transit is very difficult in Antioch. Nevertheless, there is the Antioch Station on the North Central Service Line. No bus circuits traverse the village. Antioch is not very conducive to walking as very few common errands can be run on foot.