Lake Bluff, Illinois Population 2024

5,475

Lake Bluff is a city located in Lake County Illinois. Lake Bluff has a 2024 population of 5,475. Lake Bluff is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -2.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,609 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Bluff is $281,410 with a poverty rate of 1.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Bluff is 45.3 years, 45.9 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Lake Bluff Demographics

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

  • White: 84.27%
  • Asian: 7.13%
  • Two or more races: 6.45%
  • Other race: 1.72%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,343.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.39% (-134)
The current population of Lake Bluff, Illinois is 5,475 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,609.

Lake Bluff, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,98884.27%
Asian4227.13%
Two or more races3826.45%
Other race1021.72%
Native American250.42%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Bluff Population by Race

Lake Bluff Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Bluff Median Age

45.3

Total

45.9

Male

45.1

Female

Lake Bluff Adults

There are 4,393 adults, (1,164 of whom are seniors) in Lake Bluff.

Lake Bluff Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Bluff Sex Ratio

Female3,22254.43%
Male2,69745.57%

Lake Bluff Population by Age

Lake Bluff Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2062.6890.19.9
Married1,6513.0393.66.4
Non Family3961.1281.118.9
Female1233.297426
Male361.9780.619.4
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3

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

90.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Bluff 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

Lake Bluff Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Bluff Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.66%.

Lake Bluff Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$104,271

Average Earnings

$161,042

Average Male

$66,500

Average Female

Lake Bluff Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Bluff Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Bluff Language

84.5% of Lake Bluff residents speak only English, while 15.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.18% of the population.

Lake Bluff Language

Lake Bluff Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,9021092.22%
Other10243.92%
Hispanic44140.91%
Asian42230.71%
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1.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.74%

Male Poverty Rate

1.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Bluff

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Bluff is Other, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Bluff is Asian, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 2.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.42%.

Lake Bluff Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College1.98%
Bachelors or Greater1.7%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
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Lake Bluff Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed76.19%
Male Unemployed36.36%
Male Employed0.99%
Female Employed
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Lake Bluff Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Bluff Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Bluff Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

81.2%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Bluff Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Bluff 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 35-44.

Lake Bluff Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Bluff Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

192

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

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Lake Bluff Veterans by War

count

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Lake Bluff Veterans by Age

count

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Lake Bluff Veterans by Race

Lake Bluff Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Bluff Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Bluff Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Bluff Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Bluff 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

51.9%

Born in Lake Bluff

88.02%

Native Born

11.98%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

9.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.02% of Lake Bluff residents were born in the United States, with 51.9% having been born in Illinois. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lake Bluff Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,290-37-0.69%
20285,327-37-0.69%
20275,364-37-0.69%
20265,401-37-0.68%
20255,438-37-0.68%
20245,475-37-0.67%
20235,512-37-0.67%
20225,549-37-0.66%
20215,586-23-0.41%
20205,609490.88%
20195,560-30-0.54%
20185,590-38-0.68%
20175,628-21-0.37%
20165,649-3-0.05%
20155,652-21-0.37%
20145,67340.07%
20135,66960.11%
20125,663-11-0.19%
20115,674-13-0.23%
20105,687-369-6.09%
20006,0565439.85%
19905,5131,07924.33%
19804,434-545-10.95%
19704,9791,48542.5%
19603,494
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Lake Bluff Population by Year