Lake County, Illinois Population 2018

Lake County, Illinois's estimated population is 703,520 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Illinois is the 3rd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017703,5206300.09%
2016702,890-2,045-0.29%
2016704,935-10-0.00%
2015704,9453870.05%
2014704,5581340.02%
2013704,4242,2650.32%
2012702,1596400.09%
2011701,519-2,756-0.39%
2010704,275187,85736.38%
1990516,41876,04617.27%
1980440,37257,73415.09%
1970382,63888,98230.30%
1960293,656114,55963.96%
1950179,09758,00347.90%
1940121,09416,70716.00%
1930104,38730,10240.52%
192074,28519,22734.92%
191055,05820,55459.57%
190034,50410,26942.37%
189024,2352,93913.80%
188021,2962821.34%
187021,0142,75715.10%
186018,2574,03128.34%
185014,22611,592440.09%
18402,6340.00%

Lake County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White560,871
Asian48,690
Black or African American48,091
Some Other Race25,062
Two or More Races18,707
American Indian and Alaska Native1,116
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander353

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lake County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lake County, Illinois Median Age

37.8


Total

36.1


Male

39.4


Female

Lake County, Illinois Adults

There are 523,653 adults, (85,753 of which are seniors) in Lake County, Illinois.

Lake County, Illinois Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

352,000

50.08%

Male

350,890

49.92%

Lake County, Illinois Households and Families

Lake County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All73.5%26.5%
Male59.2%40.8%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
Female51.3%48.7%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All243,2762.8273.5
Married143,4363.3884.9
Non Family64,3111.2259.1
Female25,5123.451.3
Male10,0173.4859.2

3.33

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake County, Illinois Households

Lake County, Illinois Education

Lake County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade24,1095.32%
9th to 12th Grade22,0564.87%
High School Graduate94,84420.94%
Some College85,42018.86%
Associates Degree28,5306.30%
Bachelors Degree117,26325.90%
Graduate Degree80,60517.80%

Lake County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White312,039300,044156,630
Hispanic74,82345,6768,358
Asian33,10231,51823,644
Black28,31625,0907,429
Other Race13,8237,8141,140
Multiple Races5,8655,2592,097
Native American756575119
Islander15413277

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.43%.

Lake County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,926$56,124$36,365
Less Than High School$21,664$25,559$17,556
High School Grad$30,928$36,484$25,223
Some College$39,261$46,255$32,438
Bachelors Degree$64,180$82,729$47,565
Graduate Degree$90,415$113,259$67,198

$45,926

Average Earnings

$56,124

Average Male

$36,365

Average Female

Lake County, Illinois Language

Lake County, Illinois Language by Age

Lake County, Illinois Language

72.05% of Lake County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 27.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.94% of the population.

Lake County, Illinois Poverty

Lake County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic144,03023,78316.51%
White434,82322,6425.21%
Black45,36110,97024.18%
Other24,5363,16112.88%
Asian47,9192,6655.56%
Multiple17,7021,5708.87%
Islander296227.43%
Native1,088201.84%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.28%

Male Poverty Rate

9.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Illinois is Black, with 24.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Illinois is Native, with 1.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.22%.

Lake County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.27%
High School10.93%
Some College6.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%

Lake County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.33%
Male Unemployed24.09%
Female Employed4.48%
Male Employed3.71%

Lake County, Illinois Income

Lake County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,886$114,925
Families$97,079$132,738
Married Families$112,226$150,497
Non Families$42,326$61,530

Lake County, Illinois Marital Status

Lake County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Lake County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lake County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Lake County, Illinois Veterans

Lake County, Illinois Veterans by War

31,834

Number of Veterans

29,052

Male Veterans

2,782

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam11,631
First Gulf War5,644
Second Gulf War4,672
Korea3,270
World War II2,180

Lake County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 748,261
75+7,770
35 to 546,640
55 to 645,951
18 to 343,212

Lake County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White26,8306.43%
Black3,57110.79%
Hispanic1,8612.04%
Asian6541.80%
2 or More5256.42%
Other2021.19%
Indian525.86%

Lake County, Illinois Veterans by Education

5.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Illinois Employment Status

Lake County, Illinois Employment by Age

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Lake County, Illinois Employment by Race

Lake County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lake County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waukegan8909688182-914-1.03%
Buffalo Grove 4144241346-96-0.23%
Wheeling 37642383156731.79%
Mundelein30986314754891.58%
Gurnee3125430957-297-0.95%
North Chicago3257329951-2622-8.05%
Highland Park2973129641-90-0.30%
Round Lake Beach2815027776-374-1.33%
Vernon Hills250242632813045.21%
Zion2436624029-337-1.38%
Grayslake2088720831-56-0.27%
Libertyville2034420405610.30%
Lake Zurich19670199672971.51%
Lake Forest1937719388110.06%
Deerfield 18245190007554.14%
Round Lake1829518375800.44%
Lindenhurst1440614372-34-0.24%
Antioch1445614274-182-1.26%
Beach Park13759139131541.12%
Wauconda13637137581210.89%
Fox Lake 1060910459-150-1.41%
Barrington 1031810312-6-0.06%
Lake Villa866887831151.33%
Hawthorn Woods773781644275.52%
Long Grove803381471141.42%
Island Lake 8074807730.04%
Round Lake Park74387519811.09%
Park City75697350-219-2.89%
Lincolnshire72717262-9-0.12%
Winthrop Harbor68896794-95-1.38%
Lakemoor 60575982-75-1.24%
Lake Bluff57155672-43-0.75%
Highwood54235324-99-1.83%
Lake Barrington49824950-32-0.64%
Fox River Grove 47914651-140-2.92%
Volo29274354142748.75%
Barrington Hills 4219422120.05%
Kildeer390740491423.63%
Green Oaks38483822-26-0.68%
Deer Park 3193373153816.85%
Wadsworth37453714-31-0.83%
Hainesville36883665-23-0.62%
Riverwoods36633638-25-0.68%
North Barrington30163007-9-0.30%
Round Lake Heights27392707-32-1.17%
Bannockburn15831574-9-0.57%
Port Barrington 15171494-23-1.52%
Tower Lakes12741249-25-1.96%
Third Lake1177117810.08%
Mettawa555568132.34%
Indian Creek545542-3-0.55%
Old Mill Creek221220-1-0.45%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990