Channel Lake, Illinois Population 2024

1,784

Channel Lake is a city located in Lake County Illinois. Channel Lake has a 2024 population of 1,784. Channel Lake is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,784 in 2020.

The average household income in Channel Lake is $77,638 with a poverty rate of 21.19%. The median age in Channel Lake is 33.9 years: 36.2 years for males, and 31.1 years for females.

Channel Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Channel Lake was:

  • White: 92.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.32%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
988.80/sq mi
The current population of Channel Lake, Illinois is 1,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,784.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,65592.77%
Two or more races774.32%
Other race351.96%
Black or African American170.95%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Channel Lake Population by Race

Channel Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Channel Lake Median Age

33.9

Total

36.2

Male

31.1

Female

Channel Lake Adults

There are 1,327 adults, (289 of whom are seniors) in Channel Lake.

Channel Lake Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Channel Lake Sex Ratio

Female82546.24%
Male95953.76%

Channel Lake Population by Age

Channel Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6932.5777.322.7
Married2553.1692.27.8
Non Family2341.0984.215.8
Male1134.0121.278.8
Female912.9987.912.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Channel Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade746.06%
Associates Degree13911.38%
Bachelors Degree18415.07%
Graduate Degree524.26%
High School Graduate39031.94%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College38231.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Channel Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Channel Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1111,041214
Hispanic828214
Other Race272711
Black17170
2+ Races14104

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 40.74%.

Channel Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$74,583$72,917$102,813
Graduate Degree$138,125$0$0
High School Graduate$45,114$46,108$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$59,063$0$0
Overall$45,625$45,692$45,000
Some College$33,472$34,722$0

$45,625

Average Earnings

$45,692

Average Male

$45,000

Average Female

Channel Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Channel Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Channel Lake Language

97.55% of Channel Lake residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Channel Lake Language

Channel Lake Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,58432920.77%
Multiple774254.55%
Hispanic12075.83%

21.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.86%

Male Poverty Rate

35.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Channel Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Channel Lake is Multiple, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Channel Lake is Hispanic, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.88%.

Channel Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College36.28%
High School9.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Channel Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30%
Female Employed29.97%
Male Employed4.87%
Female Unemployed0%

Channel Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Channel Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,964$89,140
Households$57,930$77,638
Married Families$117,917$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,553$45,164

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Channel Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Channel Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Channel Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Channel Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Channel Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam26
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War13
Korea0
World War II0

Channel Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5435
65 to 7427
55 to 6415
75+13
18 to 340

Channel Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White735.8%
Hispanic3032.26%
Black17100%

Channel Lake Veterans by Race

Channel Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Channel Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Channel Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Channel Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Channel Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.45%

Born in Channel Lake

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Channel Lake residents were born in the United States, with 75.45% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Channel Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,78400%
20231,78400%
20221,784422.41%
20211,742-42-2.35%
20201,7841237.41%
20191,66119112.99%
20181,47050.34%
20171,465493.46%
20161,416-89-5.91%
20151,50516812.57%
20141,337-226-14.46%
20131,563-146-8.54%
20121,709-83-4.63%
20111,7921287.69%
20101,66400%

Channel Lake Population by Year