Waukegan, IL Demographic Data

Waukegan, IL Summary

Waukegan is located in Lake County in Illinois
  • Population: 86,273
  • Area: 23.88 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 23.67 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.21 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 3,612.46 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 711.94 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Waukegan, IL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
42,186
50%
50.8
Male
42,281
50%
49.2
Total Population
84,467
 
323,128,000

Waukegan, IL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
6,374
7.5% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
6,396
7.6% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
6,785
8.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
6,351
7.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
7,960
9.4% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
13,826
16.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
12,133
14.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
9,394
11.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
4,264
5.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
3,434
4.1% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
4,962
5.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
1,693
2.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
895
1.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
61,265
72.5%
77.2
Female
30,871
50.4%
51.3
Male
30,394
49.6%
48.7
21 Years and over
56,442
66.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
9,730
11.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
7,550
8.9%
15.2
Female
4,389
58.1%
55.8
Male
3,161
41.9%
44.2
Median Age (years)
31
0.0%
0.0

Waukegan, IL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
80,982
95.9% 
96.8
White
40,852
48.4% 
72.6
Black or African American
14,079
16.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
98
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
5,346
6.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
20,607
24.4% 
5.1
Two or More Races
3,485
4.1% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
47,603
56.4% 
17.8
Mexican
37,938
44.9% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
2,352
2.8% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,313
8.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
36,864
43.6% 
82.2

Waukegan, IL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
6,667
13.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
5,403
10.7% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
17,066
33.7% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
8,063
15.9% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
3,493
6.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
6,208
12.3% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
3,701
7.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
12,070
23.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
38,531
76.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
9,909
19.6%
31.2

Waukegan, IL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
27,668
42.6%
33.7%
Now Married
26,522
40.9%
47.5
Divorced
6,694
10.3%
11.0%
Separated
1,457
2.2%
2.0
Widowed
2,571
4.0
5.8%

Waukegan, IL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
34,708
44.4%
78.4%
Languages other than english
43,385
55.6%
21.6%
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Waukegan, IL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,364
8.3%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
1,387
4.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
3,958
13.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
2,902
10.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
4,897
17.2%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
4,822
16.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
3,540
12.4%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
3,032
10.6%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,033
3.6%
5.8
$200,000 or more
541
1.9%
6.4
Median household income
43,546
 
57,617
Per capita income
21,134
 
31,128

Waukegan, IL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
0
0.0%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
3,925
9.6%
9.8
Construction
2,117
5.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
7,039
17.3%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,557
3.8%
6.6
Information
806
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
6,847
16.8%
10.1
Other services except public administration
2,127
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
5,323
13.1%
11.4
Public administration
1,134
2.8%
4.6
Retail trade
5,943
14.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,607
3.9%
5.2
Wholesale trade
2,318
5.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,008
9.8%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
9,305
22.8%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
9,036
22.2%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
8,865
21.8%
23.3%
Service occupations
9,529
23.4%
18.1%

Waukegan, IL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
39,898
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
28,674
71.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
8,447
21.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
1,408
3.5%
5.1
Walked
210
0.5%
2.7
Other means
366
0.9%
1.8
Worked at home
793
2.0%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.7
 
26.6

Waukegan, IL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,888
10.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
9,967
35.0%
33.2
2 vehicles
10,131
35.6%
37.1
3 or more
5,490
19.3%
21.0

Waukegan, IL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,476
90.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
12,948
45.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
15,528
54.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
2,951
9.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.1
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.5

Waukegan, IL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
31,427
1 room
1,404
4.5%
2.4
2 rooms
781
2.5%
2.7
3 rooms
4,858
15.5%
9.1
4 rooms
6,355
20.2%
16.5
5 rooms
6,123
19.5%
19.8
6 rooms
4,634
14.7%
17.8
7 rooms
3,132
10.0%
12.0
8 rooms
1,816
5.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
2,324
7.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Waukegan, IL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
31,427
 
 
1-unit, detached
15,624
49.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
1,465
4.7%
5.9
2-units
3,485
11.1%
3.6
3 or 4 units
1,244
4.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
1,570
5.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
3,900
12.4%
4.4
20 or more units
3,878
12.3%
9.0
Mobile home
261
0.8%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Waukegan, IL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
6,421
20.4%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
1,982
6.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
5,018
16.0%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
4,416
14.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
4,373
13.9%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
2,928
9.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
3,654
11.6%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
2,029
6.5%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
606
1.9%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Waukegan, IL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Waukegan, IL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
 
47295100.0
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,963
37.6%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,282
16.3%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
523
6.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
816
10.4%
7.0%
35.0% or more
2,289
29.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
76
0.0%
0.0%

Waukegan, IL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
14,612 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
76
0.5%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
970
6.6%
11.9%
Less than $500
1,942
13.3%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
3,920
26.8%
28.3%
$500 to $999
7,704
52.7%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
916
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
876
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,666
11.4%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,890
13.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,585
10.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,612
11.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,808
19.3%
9.0%
35.0% or more
5,001
34.3%
40.7%
Not Computed
966
0.0%
0.0%

Waukegan, IL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
12,948
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
464
3.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,615
27.9%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
4,245
32.8%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,934
14.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,167
9.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,079
8.3%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
218
1.7%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
226
1.7%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
125,100
 
205,000
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