Lake Bluff, Illinois Population 2021

5,506
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Lake Bluff is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,506, it is the 314th largest city in Illinois and the 4509th largest city in the United States . Lake Bluff is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -3.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,722 in 2010. Lake Bluff reached it's highest population of 6,056 in 2000. Spanning over 4 miles, Lake Bluff has a population density of 1,351 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Bluff is $232,616 with a poverty rate of 1.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,146 per month, and the median house value is $642,700. The median age in Lake Bluff is 45 years, 46 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Lake Bluff Demographics

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

  • White: 92.33%
  • Asian: 6.45%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Bluff, Illinois is 5,506 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,590.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,722.

Lake Bluff, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,20092.33%
Asian3636.45%
Some Other Race520.92%
Two or More Races140.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.05%
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Lake Bluff Population by Race

Lake Bluff Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake Bluff Median Age

45


Total

46


Male

44


Female

Lake Bluff Adults

There are 4,216 adults, (865 of whom are seniors) in Lake Bluff.

Lake Bluff Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Bluff Sex Ratio

Female

3,058

54.30%

Male

2,574

45.70%

Lake Bluff Population by Age

Lake Bluff Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Bluff Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96%4%
All91.5%8.5%
Non Family76.8%23.2%
Female67.3%32.7%

91.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Bluff Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9552.8891.5
Married1,5353.2496
Non Family2981.176.8
Female1102.7467.3
Male122.58100

3.2

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Lake Bluff Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade260.69%
9th to 12th Grade461.22%
High School Graduate2255.95%
Some College3779.97%
Associates Degree1955.16%
Bachelors Degree1,41837.49%
Graduate Degree1,49539.53%
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Lake Bluff Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Bluff Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3703,3552,687
Asian309255161
Hispanic949459
Other Race383825
2+ Races666
Native American3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lake Bluff Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$93,906$136,833$53,565
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$53,393$$20,833
Some College$34,688$57,083$16,771
Bachelors Degree$92,132$128,448$63,672
Graduate Degree$115,139$162,339$71,856

$93,906

Average Earnings

$136,833

Average Male

$53,565

Average Female

Lake Bluff Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Bluff Language by Age

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Lake Bluff Language

87.19% of Lake Bluff residents speak only English, while 12.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.

Lake Bluff Language

Lake Bluff Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0981022.00%
Asian36351.38%

1.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.68%

Male Poverty Rate

1.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Bluff

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Bluff is White, with 2.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Bluff is Asian, with 1.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.49%.

Lake Bluff Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College3.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.72%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Lake Bluff Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.39%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lake Bluff Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Bluff Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$164,421$232,616
Families$185,990$256,334
Married Families$205,208-
Non Families$71,786$100,732
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Income by Household Type

Lake Bluff Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.4%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Bluff Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Bluff 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 35-44.

Lake Bluff Marital Status by Race

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Lake Bluff Marital Status

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250

Number of Veterans

228

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam101
First Gulf War79
Second Gulf War39
Korea14
World War II10

Lake Bluff Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7498
55 to 6460
75+59
35 to 5433
18 to 34

Lake Bluff Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2255.83%
Hispanic3331.13%
Other Race2565.79%

Lake Bluff Veterans by Race

Lake Bluff Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Bluff Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Bluff Employment by Age

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Lake Bluff Employment by Race

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Lake Bluff Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.75%

Born in Lake Bluff

89.70%

Native Born

10.30%

Foreign Born

2.56%

Non Citizen

7.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.70% of Lake Bluff residents were born in the United States, with 53.75% having been born in Illinois. 2.56% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,506-28-0.51%
20205,534-28-0.50%
20195,562-28-0.50%
20185,590-42-0.75%
20175,632-21-0.37%
20165,653-4-0.07%
20155,657-24-0.42%
20145,68160.11%
20135,67570.12%
20125,668-14-0.25%
20115,682-11-0.19%
20105,693-363-0.62%
20006,0565430.94%
19905,5131,0792.20%
19804,434-545-1.15%
19704,9791,4853.61%
19603,4940.00%

Lake Bluff Population by Year