Lake Zurich, Illinois Population 2021

19,651
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Lake Zurich is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 19,651, it is the 125th largest city in Illinois and the 1890th largest city in the United States . Lake Zurich is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually but its population has increased by 0.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,631 in 2010. Lake Zurich reached it's highest population of 20,030 in 2014. Spanning over 7 miles, Lake Zurich has a population density of 2,875 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Zurich is $141,089 with a poverty rate of 3.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,562 per month, and the median house value is $337,300. The median age in Lake Zurich is 38.8 years, 37.1 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Lake Zurich Demographics

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

  • White: 84.92%
  • Asian: 8.49%
  • Other race: 2.30%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Zurich, Illinois is 19,651 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,990.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,631.

Lake Zurich, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,91284.92%
Asian1,6908.49%
Some Other Race4582.30%
Two or More Races4512.26%
Black or African American3871.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.09%
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Lake Zurich Population by Race

Lake Zurich Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake Zurich Median Age

38.8


Total

37.1


Male

40.4


Female

Lake Zurich Adults

There are 15,065 adults, (2,359 of whom are seniors) in Lake Zurich.

Lake Zurich Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Zurich Sex Ratio

Female

10,186

51.15%

Male

9,729

48.85%

Lake Zurich Population by Age

Lake Zurich Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Zurich Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All83.6%16.4%
Female74.1%25.9%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Male63.1%36.9%

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Zurich Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7662.9283.6
Married4,6263.2889.9
Non Family1,1301.3368.3
Female7773.0674.1
Male2333.0363.1

3.19

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Lake Zurich Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3932.96%
9th to 12th Grade2571.94%
High School Graduate2,04215.40%
Some College2,16916.36%
Associates Degree1,0377.82%
Bachelors Degree4,46833.69%
Graduate Degree2,89521.83%
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Lake Zurich Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Zurich Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,83510,6176,195
Asian1,1541,123748
Hispanic1,023622213
Other Race37011457
Black310277138
2+ Races127127117
Islander17

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.13%.

Lake Zurich Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,746$79,261$54,935
Less Than 9th Grade$30,195$30,895$16,429
High School Graduate$39,667$44,879$29,621
Some College$48,846$65,595$40,655
Bachelors Degree$76,186$92,548$56,217
Graduate Degree$91,682$102,948$78,490

$63,746

Average Earnings

$79,261

Average Male

$54,935

Average Female

Lake Zurich Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Zurich Language by Age

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Lake Zurich Language

76.88% of Lake Zurich residents speak only English, while 23.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.36% of the population.

Lake Zurich Language

Lake Zurich Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,9116584.14%
Hispanic1,581301.90%
Islander1717100.00%

3.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.92%

Male Poverty Rate

4.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Zurich

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Zurich is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Zurich is Hispanic, with 1.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.79%.

Lake Zurich Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College6.72%
High School4.64%
Less Than 9th Grade4.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.73%

Lake Zurich Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed12.50%
Male Unemployed11.93%
Female Employed2.45%
Male Employed2.05%

Lake Zurich Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Zurich Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$119,349$141,089
Families$127,701$149,823
Married Families$133,861-
Non Families$78,250$89,323
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Income by Household Type

Lake Zurich Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Zurich Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Zurich 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.

Lake Zurich Marital Status by Race

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Lake Zurich Marital Status

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522

Number of Veterans

522

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam183
Second Gulf War123
First Gulf War57
Korea49
World War II36

Lake Zurich Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74163
75+114
35 to 5496
55 to 6475
18 to 3474

Lake Zurich Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4633.59%
Asian594.66%
Hispanic50.41%

Lake Zurich Veterans by Race

Lake Zurich Veterans by Education

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1.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Zurich Veterans by Education

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73.7%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Zurich Employment by Age

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Lake Zurich Employment by Race

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Lake Zurich 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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63.96%

Born in Lake Zurich

81.92%

Native Born

18.08%

Foreign Born

7.32%

Non Citizen

10.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.92% of Lake Zurich residents were born in the United States, with 63.96% having been born in Illinois. 7.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Zurich Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,651-113-0.57%
202019,764-113-0.57%
201919,877-113-0.57%
201819,9901170.59%
201719,873-99-0.50%
201619,97210.01%
201519,971-59-0.29%
201420,030320.16%
201319,998620.31%
201219,9362391.21%
201119,697-21-0.11%
201019,7181,6140.86%
200018,1043,1571.93%
199014,9476,7226.16%
19808,2254,1437.26%
19704,0826241.67%
19603,4580.00%

Lake Zurich Population by Year