Waukegan is located in Lake County, IL. The population is 86,273, making Waukegan the largest city in Lake County and the 9th largest city in the state of Illinois.
There are 23 public schools in Waukegan with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Waukegan is low, and there are 210 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Waukegan is high and the median home sales price is $108,000.