The Village of Salem Lakes is a picturesque community in the southwest area of Kenosha County. The small, rural community consists of nine small “hamlets”, including Camp Lake, Salem, Silver Lake, Trevor and Wilmot.
Salem Lakes is a unique location that can maintain a strong sense of family values and community because of its size, while still being close to quality entertainment, business and industry. It's a quiet rural area with easy access to both Chicago and Milwaukee. Housing options range from lakeside homes along one of the village's nine lakes, to quality multi-family housing and subdivisions with large lots and room to roam.
Median household income
Salem Lakes has many housing options: suburban developments, condos/townhomes, lakefront property, country living and more. Explore all the opportunities and find the one that fits your lifestyle.
Just west of I-94, Salem Lakes' unique location allows residents to enjoy the best of the city and the country in one convenient location. There are many multi-family housing developments as well as houses for rent - so take a look and find what you're looking for.
Salem Lakes is a large community - or rather collection of several communities. The hamlets of Benet Lake, Camp Lake, Fox River, Lake Shangrila, Salem, Salem Oaks, Silver Lake, Trevor, Voltz Lake, and Wilmot are wholly or partially located in the village. Consequently, there are plenty of different options when deciding where you want to buy, rent or build a home.
Kenosha County's median home cost is 31% lower than the national average. It's overall cost of living is 3 points below the national average. On top of that, Kenosha County’s violent crime rate is 8.9 points below the national average.
Keep more money to do the things you want and set yourself up financially for the long term - while still enjoying a high quality of life.
The Village of Salem Lakes is approximately 10 miles from Interstate 94 which runs directly through the county from beyond Chicago through Milwaukee. A Metra commuter rail station in Antioch, IL is only 3.5 miles south of Salem Lakes, bringing commuters daily to Chicago. Milwaukee Mitchell, Chicago O'Hare, and Kenosha Regional airports are all within an hour drive or less. It's a community that is apart from the hustle and bustle - but you can get there fast if that's what you're looking for!
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Miles to commuter rail station
Western Kenosha County Transit
Western Kenosha County Transit is bus service connecting rural Kenosha County to Kenosha, Lake Geneva, and Antioch, Illinois. Connect to Kenosha Area Transit at Southport Plaza in Kenosha or to the Metra in Antioch or riders may request specific pick-up or drop-off locations within 3/4 mile of the route for an additional $1 fee. Hours of operation are 5:55 am to 6:30 pm Monday-Friday.
High quality healthcare is well within reach in Salem Lakes. It is served by several hospitals within a half hour drive including the Advocate Aurora Medical Center Kenosha, Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and Advocate Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. There are also several medical clinics nearby including Advocate Aurora Health Medical Clinics in Salem Lakes and Twin Lakes and a Froedtert South medical clinic in Paddock Lake.
Aurora Health Care Medical Clinic
Aurora doctors and professional staff combines state-of-the-art medical technologies with caring treatment to deliver the high-quality, personalized care you deserve. We offer care to children and adults of all ages. Specialty care includes family medicine, rheumatology, gastroenterology, diagnostic testing and a lab draw station.