Island Lake, Illinois Population 2024

7,812

Island Lake is a city located in Lake County and McHenry County Illinois. Island Lake has a 2024 population of 7,812. Island Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.9% annually and its population has decreased by -2.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,033 in 2020.

The average household income in Island Lake is $104,116 with a poverty rate of 8.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Island Lake is 40.2 years, 43.5 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Island Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 87.22%
  • Two or more races: 6.75%
  • Other race: 3.22%
  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,333.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.75% (-221)
The current population of Island Lake, Illinois is 7,812 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,033.

Island Lake, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,01287.22%
Two or more races5436.75%
Other race2593.22%
Asian2252.8%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Island Lake Population by Race

Island Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Island Lake Median Age

40.2

Total

43.5

Male

37.7

Female

Island Lake Adults

There are 6,314 adults, (1,185 of whom are seniors) in Island Lake.

Island Lake Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Island Lake Sex Ratio

Female4,13751.46%
Male3,90248.54%

Island Lake Population by Age

Island Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9102.748119
Married1,6933.3183.116.9
Non Family8851.479.220.8
Female2123.4770.829.2
Male1203.2483.316.7
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3.23

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Island Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Island Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Island Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 33.91%.

Island Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,712

Average Earnings

$57,823

Average Male

$43,664

Average Female

Island Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Island Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Island Lake Language

78.06% of Island Lake residents speak only English, while 21.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.6% of the population.

Island Lake Language

Island Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,0804507.4%
Hispanic1,51322014.54%
Other25912447.88%
Asian2124219.81%
Multiple543173.13%
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8.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.55%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Island Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Island Lake is Other, with 47.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Island Lake is Multiple, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.28%.

Island Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.06%
Some College8.89%
High School8.33%
Bachelors or Greater1.31%
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Island Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.11%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed4.72%
Female Unemployed
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Island Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Island Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Island Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Island Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Island Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Island Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Island Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

380

Number of Veterans

346

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Island Lake Veterans by War

count

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Island Lake Veterans by Age

count

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Island Lake Veterans by Race

Island Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Island Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Island Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Island Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Island 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

69.61%

Born in Island Lake

85.55%

Native Born

14.45%

Foreign Born

6.62%

Non Citizen

7.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.55% of Island Lake residents were born in the United States, with 69.61% having been born in Illinois. 6.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Island Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,457-71-0.94%
20287,528-71-0.93%
20277,599-71-0.93%
20267,670-71-0.92%
20257,741-71-0.91%
20247,812-71-0.9%
20237,883-71-0.89%
20227,954-71-0.88%
20218,025-8-0.1%
20208,033160.2%
20198,017-29-0.36%
20188,046-33-0.41%
20178,079190.24%
20168,06090.11%
20158,051480.6%
20148,003100.13%
20137,993-28-0.35%
20128,021-26-0.32%
20118,047-27-0.33%
20108,074-79-0.97%
20008,1533,70483.25%
19904,449
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Island Lake Population by Year