Lake County, Illinois Population 2019

Lake County, Illinois's estimated population is 703,006 with a growth rate of -0.23% 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
2018700,832-2,174-0.31%
2017703,006-1,638-0.23%
2016704,644-351-0.05%
2015704,9953770.05%
2014704,6181560.02%
2013704,4622,2490.32%
2012702,2135660.08%
2011701,647-2,545-0.36%
2010704,192187,77436.36%
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
White552,121
Asian50,460
Black or African American47,970
Some Other Race32,945
Two or More Races19,220
American Indian and Alaska Native1,359
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander401

Lake County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Lake County, Illinois Median Age

38


Total

36.3


Male

39.6


Female

Lake County, Illinois Adults

There are 527,822 adults, (89,865 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, Illinois.

Lake County, Illinois Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

352,629

50.06%

Male

351,847

49.94%

Lake County, Illinois Households and Families

Lake County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All73.4%26.6%
Male60.2%39.8%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Female49.8%50.2%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All244,5232.8173.4
Married144,0363.3785.2
Non Family64,8401.2258.7
Female25,6683.3949.8
Male9,9793.5260.2

3.32

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23,3135.12%
9th to 12th Grade21,0654.62%
High School Graduate96,10021.09%
Some College84,99218.65%
Associates Degree28,6516.29%
Bachelors Degree118,15125.92%
Graduate Degree83,50218.32%

Lake County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White311,466300,662158,896
Hispanic76,34847,8428,870
Asian34,45132,76024,833
Black28,56525,3427,196
Other Race18,11010,3321,685
Multiple Races6,1855,5942,044
Native American906683147
Islander21119166

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,000$57,769$36,803
Less Than High School$22,616$26,683$18,176
High School Grad$31,088$36,992$25,326
Some College$40,235$46,902$33,514
Bachelors Degree$65,762$85,277$49,241
Graduate Degree$91,933$115,744$68,694

$47,000

Average Earnings

$57,769

Average Male

$36,803

Average Female

Lake County, Illinois Language

Lake County, Illinois Language by Age

Lake County, Illinois Language

71.89% of Lake County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 28.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.02% of the population.

Lake County, Illinois Poverty

Lake County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic146,14022,21015.20%
White431,82921,3574.95%
Black45,30510,69723.61%
Other32,4444,41813.62%
Asian49,7702,8915.81%
Multiple18,2321,7689.70%
Native1,342936.93%
Islander3104414.19%

8.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.79%

Male Poverty Rate

9.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Illinois is Black, with 23.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Illinois is White, with 4.95% 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 9.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.68%
High School10.70%
Some College6.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.86%
Male Unemployed22.35%
Female Employed4.42%
Male Employed3.39%

Lake County, Illinois Income

Lake County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,613$119,022
Families$100,965$137,881
Married Families$116,281$156,396
Non Families$42,845$62,649

Lake County, Illinois Marital Status

Lake County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Lake County, Illinois Veterans

30,766

Number of Veterans

28,174

Male Veterans

2,592

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11,326
First Gulf War5,438
Second Gulf War4,610
Korea3,058
World War II1,877

Lake County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White25,9356.26%
Black3,2519.67%
Hispanic1,8792.02%
Asian7061.87%
2 or More5746.74%
Other2331.05%
Indian676.12%

Lake County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Illinois Employment Status

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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