Lake of the Woods, Illinois Population 2024

2,350

Lake of the Woods is a city located in Champaign County Illinois. Lake of the Woods has a 2024 population of 2,350. Lake of the Woods is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -6.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,515 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake of the Woods is $78,138 with a poverty rate of 10.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake of the Woods is 37.8 years, 30.7 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Lake of the Woods Demographics

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

  • White: 98.89%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,361.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.56% (-165)
The current population of Lake of the Woods, Illinois is 2,350 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,515.

Lake of the Woods, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,32498.89%
Other race261.11%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Lake of the Woods Population by Race

Lake of the Woods Population Pyramid 2024

Lake of the Woods Median Age

37.8

Total

30.7

Male

41.5

Female

Lake of the Woods Adults

There are 1,681 adults, (408 of whom are seniors) in Lake of the Woods.

Lake of the Woods Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake of the Woods Sex Ratio

Female1,01343.11%
Male1,33756.89%

Lake of the Woods Population by Age

Lake of the Woods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9512.4777.322.7
Married4323.3695.64.4
Non Family3591.2245.154.9
Female1142.931000
Male462.761000
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake of the Woods 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 of the Woods Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake of the Woods Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Lake of the Woods Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,581

Average Earnings

$51,758

Average Male

$51,283

Average Female

Lake of the Woods Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake of the Woods Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake of the Woods Language

98.85% of Lake of the Woods residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Lake of the Woods Language

Lake of the Woods Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,30724610.66%
showing: 1 rows

10.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.72%

Male Poverty Rate

7.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake of the Woods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake of the Woods is White, with 10.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake of the Woods is White, with 10.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.98%.

Lake of the Woods Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.53%
Some College18.36%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Lake of the Woods Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed27.03%
Female Employed11.3%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Lake of the Woods Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake of the Woods Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake of the Woods Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake of the Woods Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake of the Woods 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 45-54.

Lake of the Woods Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake of the Woods Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

184

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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Lake of the Woods Veterans by War

count

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Lake of the Woods Veterans by Age

count

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Lake of the Woods Veterans by Race

Lake of the Woods Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake of the Woods Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lake of the Woods Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake of the Woods Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake of the Woods 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

82.64%

Born in Lake of the Woods

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.89% of Lake of the Woods residents were born in the United States, with 82.64% having been born in Illinois. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake of the Woods Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,350
20232,350
20222,350532.31%
20212,297-218-8.67%
20202,5151114.62%
20192,404-38-1.56%
20182,442-178-6.79%
20172,620-67-2.49%
20162,687-254-8.64%
20152,941863.01%
20142,855-141-4.71%
20132,996-30-0.99%
20123,026-280-8.47%
20113,30639413.53%
20102,912
showing: 15 rows

Lake of the Woods Population by Year