Wauconda, Illinois Population 2022

13,276
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Wauconda is a city located in Lake County Illinois. Wauconda has a 2020 population of 13,276. Wauconda is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -2.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,651 in 2010.

The average household income in Wauconda is $103,493 with a poverty rate of 4.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,166 per month, and the median house value is $226,600. 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: 85.20%
  • Other race: 6.55%
  • Asian: 4.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wauconda, Illinois is 13,276 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,276.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,651.

Wauconda, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,63485.20%
Some Other Race8946.55%
Asian6094.46%
Two or More Races4002.93%
Black or African American1180.86%
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Wauconda Population by Race

Wauconda Population Pyramid $2022

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Wauconda Median Age

38.4


Total

37.7


Male

39.1


Female

Wauconda Adults

There are 10,582 adults, (1,964 of whom are seniors) in Wauconda.

Wauconda Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wauconda Sex Ratio

Female

6,946

50.87%

Male

6,709

49.13%

Wauconda Population by Age

Wauconda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wauconda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male57.7%42.3%
Female60.7%39.3%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
All74.2%25.8%
Married81%19%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wauconda Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2832.5874.2
Married3,0843.1681
Non Family1,5791.2366.9
Female3743.3460.7
Male2462.8957.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Wauconda Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7748.16%
9th to 12th Grade3994.21%
High School Graduate2,12422.39%
Some College1,56516.50%
Associates Degree7117.50%
Bachelors Degree2,67528.20%
Graduate Degree1,23813.05%
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Wauconda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wauconda Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3067,1123,407
Hispanic1,556725224
Other Race4989940
Asian420302174
2+ Races184184149
Black8050

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 80.98%.

Wauconda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,972$57,461$39,612
Less Than 9th Grade$27,165$35,044$23,977
High School Graduate$38,775$46,653$32,697
Some College$43,125$60,875$28,320
Bachelors Degree$66,964$81,500$60,023
Graduate Degree$64,023$83,929$57,813

$47,972

Average Earnings

$57,461

Average Male

$39,612

Average Female

Wauconda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wauconda Language by Age

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Wauconda Language

72.98% of Wauconda residents speak only English, while 27.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.93% of the population.

Wauconda Language

Wauconda Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5854484.67%
Hispanic3,1511103.49%
Other110NaN%

4.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.98%

Male Poverty Rate

3.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wauconda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wauconda is White, with 4.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wauconda is Hispanic, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.44%.

Wauconda Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School11.18%
Less Than 9th Grade4.86%
Some College4.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%

Wauconda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed13.16%
Male Unemployed7.95%
Male Employed2.48%
Female Employed0.76%

Wauconda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wauconda Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,313$103,493
Families$93,944$122,038
Married Families$110,026-
Non Families$40,679$55,715
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Income by Household Type

Wauconda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

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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499

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam210
Second Gulf War145
First Gulf War134
Korea13
World War II11

Wauconda Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74187
35 to 54110
75+105
18 to 3469
55 to 6428

Wauconda Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4995.46%
Hispanic502.49%

Wauconda Veterans by Race

Wauconda Veterans by Education

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6.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wauconda Veterans by Education

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72.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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64.69%

Born in Wauconda

84.57%

Native Born

15.43%

Foreign Born

6.56%

Non Citizen

8.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.57% of Wauconda residents were born in the United States, with 64.69% having been born in Illinois. 6.56% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202213,276-76-0.57%
202113,352-76-0.57%
202013,428-76-0.56%
201913,504-76-0.56%
201813,580-128-0.93%
201713,708-74-0.54%
201613,782-33-0.24%
201513,815-76-0.55%
201413,891230.17%
201313,8681000.73%
201213,768470.34%
201113,721700.51%
201013,6514,2033.75%
20009,4483,1544.15%
19906,2946061.02%
19805,6882280.41%
19705,4602,2335.40%
19603,2270.00%

Wauconda Population by Year