Waukegan, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 87,729 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 43,826  (50.0%)
Females: 43,903  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

32.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60085.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,029 (it was $42,335 in 2000)
Waukegan:

$48,029
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,154 (it was $17,368 in 2000)

Waukegan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,800 (it was $118,700 in 2000)
Waukegan:

$138,800
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $187,560; detached houses: $184,958; townhouses or other attached units: $174,834; in 2-unit structures: $176,292; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,385; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $422,351; mobile homes: $12,579

Median gross rent in 2017: $920.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waukegan: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for American Indian residents, 61.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waukegan, IL (2017)
    • 47,64153.6%Hispanic
    • 19,76222.3%Black alone
    • 14,35416.2%White alone
    • 4,3654.9%Asian alone
    • 1,3181.5%Two or more races
    • 9101.0%Other race alone
    • 4550.5%American Indian alone

Races in Waukegan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 215 registered sex offenders living in Waukegan, Illinois as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waukegan is 410 to 1.


Crime rates in Waukegan by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.2)
3
(3.3)
3
(3.3)
3
(3.3)
2
(2.2)
2
(2.2)
2
(2.2)
2
(2.2)
3
(3.4)
6
(6.8)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
6
(6.8)
11
(12.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
20
(21.8)
18
(19.7)
17
(18.5)
15
(16.5)
18
(19.8)
20
(22.2)
39
(43.7)
47
(52.5)
31
(34.9)
27
(30.4)
17
(19.1)
9
(10.2)
18
(20.5)
20
(22.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
107
(116.8)
130
(142.2)
154
(167.3)
127
(139.3)
137
(150.9)
218
(242.5)
224
(250.7)
160
(178.8)
172
(193.8)
151
(170.1)
160
(180.1)
195
(220.7)
138
(156.8)
150
(171.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
220
(240.2)
197
(215.5)
204
(221.6)
191
(209.6)
213
(234.6)
102
(113.5)
175
(195.9)
211
(235.8)
199
(224.2)
206
(232.1)
208
(234.1)
244
(276.2)
199
(226.1)
174
(198.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
407
(444.3)
376
(411.4)
450
(488.8)
517
(567.3)
504
(555.1)
501
(557.3)
657
(735.3)
625
(698.6)
681
(767.2)
654
(736.9)
490
(551.5)
509
(576.2)
442
(502.2)
296
(338.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,782
(1,945)
1,640
(1,794)
2,147
(2,332)
1,780
(1,953)
2,355
(2,594)
2,050
(2,280)
2,256
(2,525)
1,999
(2,234)
1,766
(1,990)
1,837
(2,070)
1,796
(2,021)
1,670
(1,890)
1,487
(1,689)
N/A
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
124
(135.4)
110
(120.4)
140
(152.1)
92
(100.9)
77
(84.8)
84
(93.4)
85
(95.1)
64
(71.5)
62
(69.8)
85
(95.8)
129
(145.2)
108
(122.3)
59
(67.0)
N/A
Arson
(per 100,000)
24
(26.2)
21
(23.0)
13
(14.1)
20
(21.9)
25
(27.5)
30
(33.4)
24
(26.9)
27
(30.2)
14
(15.8)
22
(24.8)
27
(30.4)
7
(7.9)
11
(12.5)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)224.7218.3255.4229.4261.9255.4313.9291.3276.5277.4249.5257.6230.3231.6

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City-data.com crime index in Waukegan, IL

Crime rate in Waukegan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 190 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (1.8%), American (1.2%), Irish (1.0%), Polish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/03/1890

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 23.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,812 people per square mile   (average).

Waukegan, Illinois map

28,315 residents are foreign born (27.0% Latin America).

This city:

32.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,252 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,847 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (38.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Park City, IL (1.4 miles ),
North Chicago, IL (1.9 miles ),
Beach Park, IL (1.9 miles ),
Gurnee, IL (1.9 miles ),
Wadsworth, IL (2.3 miles ),
Zion, IL (2.4 miles ),
Green Oaks, IL (2.5 miles ),
Lake Bluff, IL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.37 N, Longitude: 87.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,626 (-7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,918 (25.6%)

Area codes: 847, 224

Distribution of median household income in Waukegan, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waukegan, IL in 2017

Property values in Waukegan, IL

Waukegan satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 326 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 1998: 218 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 1999: 142 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2000: 162 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2003: 85 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2004: 76 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2005: 217 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2006: 66 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $210,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $187,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Waukegan, IL residents
Average permit cost in Waukegan, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Waukegan, IL
Historical housing units in Waukegan, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +17,807 (+25.4%).
Most common industries in Waukegan, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Chemicals (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Chemicals (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Chemicals (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Waukegan, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Waukegan, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waukegan, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.8. This is worse than average.

City:

95.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 9.71. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.13
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Waukegan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Waukegan city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 16.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waukegan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.2 miles away from Waukegan center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 245.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from Waukegan center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 269.5 miles away from Waukegan center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waukegan topographic map

Main business address for: NORTHERN STATES FINANCIAL CORP /DE/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), WMS INDUSTRIES INC /DE/ (MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES).

Hospitals in Waukegan:

  • PINE TERRACE (2017 NORTH PINE STREET)
  • STAR HOSP OF VISTA HEALTH (99 GREENWOOD AVENUE)
  • VISTA MEDICAL CENTER EAST (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1324 NORTH SHERIDAN ROAD)
  • VISTA MEDICAL CENTER WEST (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2615 WASHINGTON ST)
  • WAUKEGAN TERRACE (860 SOUTH LEWIS AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Waukegan:

  • BAYSIDE TERRACE (1100 SOUTH LEWIS AVENUE)
  • GLENLAKE TER NRSG AND REHAB CENTER (2222 WEST 14TH STREET)
  • LAKE PARK CENTER (919 WASHINGTON PARK)
  • NORTH SHORE TERRACE (2222 W 14TH ST)
  • PAVILION OF WAUKEGAN (2217 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • TERRACE NURSING HOME,THE (1615 SUNSET AVENUE)
  • WAUKEGAN HEALTH CARE INC (919 WASHINGTON PARK)
  • WAUKEGAN PAVILION NURSING HOME (2217 WASHINGTON ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Waukegan:

  • DSI - WAUKEGAN - HOME PROGRAM (1616 GRAND AVE STE F)
  • DSI - WAUKEGAN RENAL CENTER (1616 GRAND AVE STE C)
  • FMC - WAUKEGAN HARBOR (110 N. WEST STREET)

Home Health Centers in Waukegan:

  • HOME HLTH SERVICES OF LAKE CO HLTH DEP (3010 GRAND AVENUE)
  • STAR HOME HEALTH OF WAUKEGAN (2645 WASHINGTON STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Waukegan:

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College/University in Waukegan:

  • State Career College (Full-time enrollment: 94; Location: 2770 W. Grand Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.statecareercollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waukegan:

  • College of Lake County (about 8 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 17 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • Carthage College (about 18 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 19 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Oakton Community College (about 22 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Harper College (about 23 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Computer Systems Institute (about 24 miles; Skokie, IL; FT enrollment: 2,311)

Public high school in Waukegan:

Private high schools in Waukegan:

  • ST MARTIN DE PORRES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 242, Location: 515 S MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • LAKE COUNTY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 186, Location: 1550 W YORKHOUSE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Waukegan:

Private elementary/middle schools in Waukegan:

  • ACADEMY OF OUR LADY (Students: 290, Location: 510 GRAND AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANASTASIA SCHOOL (Students: 282, Location: 629 W GLEN FLORA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • LIONS MATHEMATICS & SCIENCE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 52, Location: 1011 PORTER ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • SHELIA DANIELS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 422 10TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • IMMANUEL EVANGELICAL SCHOOL (Students: 43, Location: 1310 N FROLIC AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Waukegan

Library in Waukegan:

  • WAUKEGAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,129,377; Location: 128 NORTH COUNTY STREET; 252,427 books; 554 e-books; 15,613 audio materials; 15,477 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • James Grippando, author of 10 bestselling novels of suspense that are sold worldwide in over 20 languages, was also born in Waukegan, Illinois (Jan. 27 1958, St. Therese Hospital). He grew up in Antioch, Illinois
  • St. Therese Hospital is closed.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Waukegan: Bonnie Brook Municipal Golf Course (A), Glen Flora Country Club (B), Janet Morrison Picnic Center (C), Waukegan Sewage Treatment Plant (D), City of Waukegan Water Treatment Plant (E), Orchard Hills Golf Course and Country Club (F), Golf Links (G), Midlane Golf Course (H), Waukegan Fire Department Station 2 (I), Beach Park Fire Department (J), Waukegan Fire Department Station 4 (K), Waukegan Public Library (L), Waukegan Fire Department Station 3 (M), Waukegan Fire Department Station 1 (N), Waukegan City Hall (O), Lake County Courthouse (P), A - Tec Ambulance (Q), American Legion Homer Dahringer Post (R), Superior Air - Ground Ambulance Service (S), Kiley Developmental Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Belvidere Mall Shopping Center (1), Lakehurst Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Waukegan include: NORTHERN STATES FINANCIAL CORP /DE/ (A), WMS INDUSTRIES INC /DE/ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waukegan include: Bonnie Brook Church (A), Antioch Baptist Church (B), Armenian Evangelical Church (C), Central Christian Church (D), Christ Episcopal Church (E), Church of God in Christ (F), Church of the Foursquare Gospel (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Am Echod Jewish Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Waukegan River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Waukegan include: Powell Park (1), Roosevelt Park (2), Grand Avenue Park (3), Armory Park (4), Bedrosian Park (5), Clark Park (6), Lyons Woods Forest Preserve (7), Victory Park (8), Kocal Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Haines Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1917 North Sheridan Road) (1), Adult Learning and Technology Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2416 Washington Street) (2), Midlane Golf Resort (Water Parks & Slides; 4555 Yorkhouse Road) (3), Daves Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 750 North Pioneer Road Apt 301) (4), Belvidere Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2147 Belvidere Road) (5), Fun Harbour Family Amusement Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 651 Lakehurst Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Naval Training Center (3031 Belvidere Road) (1), Candlewood Hotel (Ddddddd) (2), Comfort Inn (3031 Belvidere Road) (3), Bel-Lane Motel (3100 Belvidere Road) (4), Courtyard by Marriott - Waukegan (800 Lakehurst Road) (5), Belvidere-Slumberland Motel (3030 Belvidere Road) (6), Crossland - Chicago (1177 S Northpoint Blvd) (7), Days Inn (3633 N Lewis Ave) (8), Best Western of Waukegan (411 South Greenbay Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Lake County - Court Services- Adult Probation Services Division- Public Ser (15 South County Street) (1), Lake County - Arbitration Ctr- Waukegan- 19th Judical Circuit- Court Administr (20 South Martin Luther King J) (2), Lake County - Waukegan- Circuit Court Clerk- Traffic Branch Courts- Munde (18945 West Il Route 60) (3), Lake County - Waukegan- Circuit Court Clerk- Traffic Branch Courts- Lakeh (430 Lakehurst Road) (4), Lake County - 19th Judical Circuit- Waukegan- Court Administrator- 19Th Judicial Cir (18 North County Street) (5), Lake County - Waukegan- Circuit Court Clerk- Traffic Branch Courts- Grays (1854 Belvidere Street) (6), Lake County - Admin Ofc- Waukegan- Administration Office- Circuit Court C (18 North County Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ray Bradbury - (born 1920), Science Fiction author, Kim Stanley Robinson - (born 1952), science fiction author, Bob O'Farrell - Baseball player, Ted Musgrave - Stock car racing driver, Bill Krueger - Baseball player, Terry Link - Politician, Gary Bennett - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Washington Nationals, born: Apr 17, 1972), Gary Bennett (baseball) - Baseball player, James Grippando - Novelist, Brothers Strause - Music video director.

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waukegan and their reported violations in the past:

MILBURN CHURCH EARLY LRNG CNTR (Population served: 440, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2008)
MARATHON QUICK MART (149021) (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOBIL STORE #42 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2008)
SEQUOIT HARBOR MARINA WELL #2 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2009)
GREENSHIRE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2007)
FOX RIVER PRESERVE - GROUP CAMP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE VILLA TOWNSHIP OFFICE DAYCARE (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 80 regular monitoring violations
LAKE BARRINGTON VILLAGE HALL (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waukegan that have no violations reported:

  • TEMPEL FARMS (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST BEDE CHURCH (Population served: 850, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAINT PATRICKS CHURCH (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRI-STAR GAS & FOOD INC/CITGO (Population served: 798, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHBROOKS SPORTS CLUB (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARATHON (112888) (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LONG GROVE COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRATELLOS HOT DOGS (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TEMPLE CHAI (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHPOINT COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 550, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Waukegan in 2010:

  • 842 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 701 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 250 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 118 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 64 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in maritime/merchant vessels

People in group quarters in Waukegan in 2000:

  • 637 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 470 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 353 people in nursing homes
  • 237 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 182 people in other group homes
  • 121 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 38 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in halfway houses
  • 7 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Waukegan (2011 data):

  • First Midwest Bank: Lakehurst Branch, Waukegan Main Branch, Northside Facility. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • Norstates Bank: at 1601 North Lewis Avenue, Madison At County Branch, Westside Facility. Info updated 2008/09/29: Bank assets: $463.3 mil, Deposits: $399.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Northern States Financial Corporation
  • TCF National Bank: North Lewis Jewel Branch #2255, Waukegan Branch #2080, North Green Bay Jewel Branch #2253. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Waukegan Branch, Waukegan Sunset Motor Bank Branch, 800 South Waukegan Bc. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Guaranty Bank: Fountain Square Branch at 3900 Fountain Square Place, branch established on 2006/01/19; Cub Foods Waukegan Branch at 1700 North Lewis, branch established on 2001/03/23. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • North Shore Trust and Savings: Waukegan Branch at 1233 N. Green Bay Road, branch established on 1996/02/20; North Shore Trust And Savings at 700 S Lewis Ave, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $261.4 mil, Deposits: $216.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Waukegan Savings Bank: West Branch at 1075 N. Green Bay Road, branch established on 2004/07/01; at 1324 Golf Road, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2007/10/12: Bank assets: $88.6 mil, Deposits: $76.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Waukegan Branch at 1802 Belvidere Street, branch established on 2007/12/10. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Waukegan-Fountain Square Branch at 920 South Waukegan Road, branch established on 2009/12/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Waukegan:

Marital status in Waukegan, IL
  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Waukegan:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waukegan
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Waukegan:

(Waukegan, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Waukegan, IL (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic211,38029
Evangelical Protestant84,501211
Mainline Protestant36,96776
Other33,82262
Black Protestant7,82416
Orthodox4,6108
None324,358-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 121
Here:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Lake County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Here:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 457
This county:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waukegan:

46.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waukegan:

45.6%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waukegan, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 142$1,181,614$99,8550$0
Firefighters 112$852,600$91,3500$0
Other and Unallocable 52$294,755$68,0200$0
Local Libraries 37$142,748$46,29713$25,225
Water Supply 37$192,315$62,3720$0
Other Government Administration 35$169,825$58,2260$0
Police - Other 26$150,270$69,3551$3,056
Financial Administration 23$125,690$65,5771$2,418
Streets and Highways 15$87,037$69,6300$0
Fire - Other 6$45,442$90,8840$0
Sewerage 5$29,944$71,8660$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$17,052$51,1560$0
Judicial and Legal 2$18,334$110,0040$0
Totals for Government 496$3,307,626$80,02315$30,699

Waukegan government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,633,000 ($98.41)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $34,986,000 ($398.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,343,000 ($220.49)
    Water Utilities: $8,118,000 ($92.53)
    Regular Highways: $7,554,000 ($86.11)
    General - Other: $7,213,000 ($82.22)
    Libraries: $4,407,000 ($50.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,363,000 ($49.73)
    Central Staff Services: $2,435,000 ($27.76)
    Sewerage: $2,410,000 ($27.47)
    Financial Administration: $1,422,000 ($16.21)
    General Public Buildings: $1,370,000 ($15.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,180,000 ($13.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,028,000 ($11.72)
    Parking Facilities: $357,000 ($4.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $353,000 ($4.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,814,000 ($43.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,398,000 ($15.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $732,000 ($8.34)
    Central Staff Services: $671,000 ($7.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,172,000 ($457.91)

Waukegan government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,018,000 ($45.80)
    Sewerage: $2,835,000 ($32.32)
    Parking Facilities: $693,000 ($7.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,345,000 ($15.33)
    Other: $89,000 ($1.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,541,000 ($40.36)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,324,000 ($37.89)
    Interest Earnings: $1,173,000 ($13.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,600,000 ($109.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $22,680,000 ($258.52)
    Other: $2,949,000 ($33.61)
    Highways: $2,386,000 ($27.20)
  • Tax - Property: $33,637,000 ($383.42)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,470,000 ($96.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,507,000 ($74.17)
    Other License: $3,693,000 ($42.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,819,000 ($32.13)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,276,000 ($14.54)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $235,000 ($2.68)

Waukegan government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,522,000 ($952.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,591,000 ($918.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,986,000 ($273.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,516,000 ($268.05)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,259,000 ($253.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,055,000 ($240.00)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,257,000 ($14.33)

Waukegan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,482,000 ($678.02)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,259,000 ($253.72)

5.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($93,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,821 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.23% ($95,396 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($58,505)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($49,104)


6.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,764 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.82% ($87,721 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.47% ($70,624)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.36% ($57,683)
Businesses in Waukegan, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware2Marriott2
Advance Auto Parts2Mazda1
AutoZone2McDonald's5
Baskin-Robbins4Motel 61
Blockbuster1Nike3
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King3Payless2
CVS2Penske1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless10Quality1
Crossland Economy Studios1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack2
Days Inn1Ramada1
Dennys1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway5
Dunkin Donuts6T-Mobile3
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell3
FedEx10Target1
GNC2Toyota1
GameStop2U-Haul7
H&R Block7U.S. Cellular2
Holiday Inn2UPS9
Home Depot1Walgreens3
IHOP1Walmart1
Jewel-Osco2Wendy's1
KFC1White Castle1
Kmart1YMCA2
LA Fitness1

Strongest AM radio stations in Waukegan:

  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waukegan:

  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Waukegan:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Waukegan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 423ft / 129mTotal length
  • $10,887,000Total costs
  • 581,975Total average daily traffic
  • 71,567Total average daily truck traffic
  • 166,589Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waukegan, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 81960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waukegan, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waukegan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 140 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waukegan, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waukegan)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waukegan)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED249$112,234117$115,204799$151,22735$50,76815$881,99578$105,3385$86,924
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$110,99411$87,828122$151,65111$26,6550$05$72,3702$36,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED43$96,80659$70,670490$145,18447$42,5566$444,33346$103,17217$26,049
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN48$99,78014$125,679225$151,9526$55,3130$016$90,6540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$111,6317$110,94094$151,9922$22,5000$07$93,6990$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 26 tracts in Waukegan, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$121,43117$174,7480$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$128,73024$158,7422$139,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$83,1263$180,7130$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$226,7902$150,4400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$52,5301$136,4000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waukegan, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waukegan, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 293. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 347 took place in 2006, and the least - 44 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Waukegan, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.1%), and Outside Fires (28.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waukegan, IL
    • 2,59452.1%Structure Fires
    • 1,40528.2%Outside Fires
    • 76815.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2164.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waukegan, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waukegan, Illinois:

  • Super 8, 619 S Grn Bay Rd, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 , Phone: (847) 662-3200, Fax: (847) 662-7275
  • Courtyard By Marriott Chicago Waukegan, 800 Lakehurst Rd, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 , Phone: (847) 689-8000, Fax: (847) 689-0135
  • Ramada Inn Waukegan Great Lakes, 200 N Greenbay Rd, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 , Phone: (847) 244-2400, Fax: (847) 249-9716
  • Comfort Inn Waukegan, 3031 Belvidere, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 , Phone: (847) 623-1400, Fax: (847) 623-0686
  • Crossland Economy Studios - Chicago - Waukegan, 1177 S Northpoint Blvd, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 , Phone: (847) 688-0402, Fax: (847) 688-0403
  • Candlewood Suites, 1151 S Waukegan Rd, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 , Phone: (847) 578-5250, Fax: (847) 578-5256
  • Residence Inn By Marriott / Waukegan, 1440 S White Oak Dr, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 , Phone: (847) 689-9240, Fax: (847) 689-9260
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 611 Lakehurst Rd, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 , Phone: (312) 782-9445
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waukegan, Illinois
Most common first names in Waukegan, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John56773.3 years
Mary47279.4 years
William38472.5 years
Joseph30474.2 years
Robert28767.6 years
James27968.8 years
George26574.4 years
Frank23876.8 years
Charles23072.1 years
Helen21580.0 years
Most common last names in Waukegan, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson18272.0 years
Smith14971.8 years
Brown10669.9 years
Anderson9676.2 years
Jones9070.0 years
Miller8873.2 years
Williams8268.1 years
Davis5565.7 years
Nelson5374.3 years
Taylor5369.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waukegan, IL
  • 95.0%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waukegan, IL
  • 67.7%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Waukegan compared to Illinois state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Waukegan on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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