Wauconda, Illinois Population 2022

14,180
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Wauconda is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 14,180, it is the 176th largest city in Illinois and the 3118th largest city in the United States. Wauconda is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,084 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Wauconda has a population density of 2,796 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wauconda is $103,493 with a poverty rate of 4.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,157 per month, and the median house value is $230,300. The median age in Wauconda is 38.4 years, 37.7 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Wauconda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waucondawas:

  • White: 79.78%
  • Other race: 8.04%
  • Asian: 6.75%
  • Two or more races: 4.16%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wauconda, Illinois is 14,180 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,084.

Wauconda, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wauconda Population by Race

Wauconda Population Pyramid 2022

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Wauconda Median Age

37


Total

37.4


Male

36.9


Female

Wauconda Adults

There are 10,146 adults, (1,635 of whom are seniors) in Wauconda.

Wauconda Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wauconda Sex Ratio

Female

6,942

50.94%

Male

6,687

49.06%

Wauconda Population by Age

Wauconda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wauconda Household Types

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wauconda Households and Families

3.18

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Wauconda Households by Type

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Wauconda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wauconda Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.60%.

Wauconda Educational Attainment by Race

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$56,283

Average Earnings

$67,198

Average Male

$40,230

Average Female

Wauconda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wauconda Language by Age

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Wauconda Language

74.42% of Wauconda residents speak only English, while 25.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.60% of the population.

Wauconda Language

Wauconda Poverty by Race

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4.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.03%

Male Poverty Rate

3.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wauconda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wauconda is White, with 5.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wauconda is Hispanic, with 3.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.99%.

Wauconda Poverty

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Wauconda Poverty Rate by Education

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Wauconda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wauconda Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wauconda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wauconda Married by Age and Sex

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Wauconda 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.

Wauconda Marital Status by Race

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Wauconda Marital Status

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559

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wauconda Veterans by War

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Wauconda Veterans by Age

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Wauconda Veterans by Race

Wauconda Veterans by Education

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7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wauconda Veterans by Education

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74%

Labor Force Participation

71.9%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wauconda Employment by Age

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Wauconda Employment by Race

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Wauconda 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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66.25%

Born in Wauconda

86.70%

Native Born

13.30%

Foreign Born

4.04%

Non Citizen

9.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.70% of Wauconda residents were born in the United States, with 66.25% having been born in Illinois. 4.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wauconda Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wauconda Population by Year