Lakewood, Illinois Population 2024

4,268

Lakewood is a city located in McHenry County Illinois. Lakewood has a 2024 population of 4,268. Lakewood is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,271 in 2020.

The average household income in Lakewood is $215,190 with a poverty rate of 1.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lakewood is 40.1 years, 39.8 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Lakewood Demographics

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

  • White: 87.21%
  • Two or more races: 6.41%
  • Asian: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.28%
  • Other race: 0.4%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
930.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.07% (-3)
The current population of Lakewood, Illinois is 4,268 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,271.

Lakewood, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,09787.21%
Two or more races3016.41%
Asian2034.32%
Black or African American601.28%
Other race190.4%
Native American180.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lakewood Population by Race

Lakewood Population Pyramid 2024

Lakewood Median Age

40.1

Total

39.8

Male

40.5

Female

Lakewood Adults

There are 3,251 adults, (578 of whom are seniors) in Lakewood.

Lakewood Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakewood Sex Ratio

Female2,27148.34%
Male2,42751.66%

Lakewood Population by Age

Lakewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5103.1195.64.4
Married1,1413.5996.63.4
Non Family2551.1889.410.6
Male702.661000
Female442.611000
showing: 5 rows

3.46

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

95.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lakewood 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

Lakewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lakewood 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Lakewood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$80,679

Average Earnings

$119,853

Average Male

$59,931

Average Female

Lakewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakewood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lakewood Language

91.57% of Lakewood residents speak only English, while 8.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.43% of the population.

Lakewood Language

Lakewood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,001852.12%
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1.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.87%

Male Poverty Rate

2.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is White, with 2.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is White, with 2.12% 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 5.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.06%.

Lakewood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College4.78%
High School2.86%
Bachelors or Greater0.48%
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Lakewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Lakewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakewood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lakewood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakewood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lakewood 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 45-54.

Lakewood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lakewood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

143

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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Lakewood Veterans by War

count

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Lakewood Veterans by Age

count

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Lakewood Veterans by Race

Lakewood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakewood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lakewood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lakewood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lakewood 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

67.07%

Born in Lakewood

90.17%

Native Born

9.83%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

7.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.17% of Lakewood residents were born in the United States, with 67.07% having been born in Illinois. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lakewood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,213-11-0.26%
20284,224-11-0.26%
20274,235-11-0.26%
20264,246-11-0.26%
20254,257-11-0.26%
20244,268-11-0.26%
20234,279-11-0.26%
20224,290-11-0.26%
20214,301300.7%
20204,2712776.94%
20193,994280.71%
20183,966621.59%
20173,904421.09%
20163,862741.95%
20153,788310.83%
20143,757-11-0.29%
20133,768-14-0.37%
20123,782-14-0.37%
20113,796-14-0.37%
20103,810
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Lakewood Population by Year