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Total population: 90,622 (Urban population: 90,487, Rural population: 135 (32 farm, 103 nonfarm))

Waukegan,IL index of house prices


Houses: 29,249 (27,777 occupied: 15,748 owner occupied, 12,029 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

43%
State:

41%

Housing density: 1271 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $252,754.


Median contract rent in 2009: $701 (lower quartile is $583, upper quartile is $840)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $814


Median gross rent in Waukegan, IL in 2009: $808


Housing units in Waukegan with a mortgage: 10,789 (1,122 second mortgage, 957 home equity loan, 71 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,364


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,676


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,837


Median monthly housing costs: $1,050





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Waukegan, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $166,600 (it was $118,700 in 2000)
Waukegan:

$166,600
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,700 - $208,900

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $235,060
Here:

$235,060
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $125,330
Here:

$125,330
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $207,525
Here:

$207,525
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,803
Here:

$131,803
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,795
Here:

$156,795
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $29,203
Here:

$29,203
State:

$35,670

Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1968

Household type by relationship:

Households: 85,873
  • In family households: 76,039 (13,964 male householders, 5,717 female householders)
    14,098 spouses, 29,412 children (27,615 natural, 461 adopted, 1,336 stepchildren), 2,009 grandchildren, 2,106 brothers or sisters, 911 parents, 4,416 other relatives, 3,406 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,834 (3,840 male householders (3,042 living alone)), 4,155 female householders (3,539 living alone)), 1,839 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,096 (877 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,567 2-persons, 4,165 3-persons, 4,008 4-persons, 2,720 5-persons, 1,597 6-persons, 1,624 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,581 1-person, 1,200 2-persons, 137 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

16,434 married couples with children.
6,264 single-parent households (1,314 men, 4,950 women).

54.1% of residents of Waukegan speak English at home.
40.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 26,556 (30.2%)
(24.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Waukegan, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 44
  • 2 rooms: 230
  • 3 rooms: 1,010
  • 4 rooms: 1,626
  • 5 rooms: 3,611
  • 6 rooms: 3,491
  • 7 rooms: 2,727
  • 8 rooms: 1,670
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,339
  • 1 room: 640
  • 2 rooms: 1,576
  • 3 rooms: 2,621
  • 4 rooms: 3,618
  • 5 rooms: 2,140
  • 6 rooms: 823
  • 7 rooms: 394
  • 8 rooms: 94
  • 9 or more rooms: 123
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Waukegan, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 158
  • 1 bedroom: 769
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,085
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,940
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,990
  • 5+ bedrooms: 806
  • no bedroom: 915
  • 1 bedroom: 4,443
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,499
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,752
  • 4 bedrooms: 363
  • 5+ bedrooms: 57
Cars and other vehicles available in Waukegan, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 758
  • 1 vehicle: 4,658
  • 2 vehicles: 7,216
  • 3 vehicles: 2,219
  • 4 vehicles: 637
  • 5+ vehicles: 260
  • no vehicle: 2,216
  • 1 vehicle: 6,118
  • 2 vehicles: 2,960
  • 3 vehicles: 449
  • 4 vehicles: 189
  • 5+ vehicles: 97

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 295
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,163
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,859
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,413
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,845
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,857
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,776
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,792
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,803

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Waukegan, IL house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Waukegan, IL:

  • Less than $10,000: 14
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 9
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 17
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 31
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 37
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 41
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 16
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 25
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 22
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 40
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 158
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 206
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 278
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1885
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 3392
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 3123
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 2407
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 2768
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 790
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 519
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 244
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 225
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 124
  • $1,000,000 or more: 119
 


Waukegan rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Waukegan:

  • Less than $100: 283 people
  • $100 to $149: 57
  • $150 to $199: 243
  • $200 to $249: 190
  • $250 to $299: 107
  • $300 to $349: 179
  • $350 to $399: 126
  • $400 to $449: 104
  • $450 to $499: 234
  • $500 to $549: 365
  • $550 to $599: 353
  • $600 to $649: 542
  • $650 to $699: 890
  • $700 to $749: 1,082
  • $750 to $799: 958
  • $800 to $899: 1,994
  • $900 to $999: 1,368
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 1,544
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 687
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 395
  • $2,000 or more: 36
  • No cash rent: 131
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 8,304
  • 1990 to 1994: 6,174
  • 1985 to 1989: 4,444
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,803
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,064
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,125
  • 1970 to 1974: 666
  • 1965 to 1969: 976


Waukegan, IL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.6%
Number of people working at home: 604 (1.6% of all workers)


Waukegan commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 433
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3173
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5146
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 6317
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5637
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2216
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5690
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1039
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1423
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3539
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1967
  • 90 or more minutes: 780
 


Waukegan mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 26,573 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 8,085 (21%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 882 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 58 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 46 (0%)
  • Railroad: 307 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 62 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 36 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 71 (0%)
  • Walked: 753 (2%)
  • Other means: 476 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 604 (2%)
 


Waukegan, IL household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 2187
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1265
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1831
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1995
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1803
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1749
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 2002
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1765
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1613
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2661
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 3289
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2844
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1419
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 487
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 399
  • $200,000 or more: 367
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 50595
 German: 5141
 Irish: 2533
 Polish: 2038
 United States or American: 1805
 English: 1719
 Italian: 1693
 Swedish: 882
 Subsaharan African:: 803
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 633
 French (except Basque): 596
 African: 585
 Norwegian: 494
 Finnish: 445
 Scottish: 382
 Lithuanian: 360
 Slovene: 358
 Belizean: 340
 Scotch-Irish: 292
 Greek: 285
 Croatian: 281
 British: 237
 Danish: 235
 Armenian: 230
 Jamaican: 227
 Dutch: 191
 Arab:: 172
 Russian: 160
 Ghanian: 155
 European: 122
 Canadian: 118
 Austrian: 118
 French Canadian: 114
 Yugoslavian: 106
 Czech: 105
 Hungarian: 100
 Serbian: 93
 Slovak: 84
 Welsh: 80
 Czechoslovakian: 66
 Other Subsaharan African: 53
 Jordanian: 47
 Swiss: 42
 Macedonian: 41
 Scandinavian: 39
 Syrian: 37
 Romanian: 36
 Haitian: 35
 Palestinian: 32
 Slavic: 29
 Israeli: 27
 Arab/Arabic: 26
 Ukrainian: 26
 Portuguese: 26
 Belgian: 24
 Iranian: 23
 Basque: 22
 Eastern European: 20
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 19
 Iraqi: 16
 Luxemburger: 15
 Australian: 13
 Brazilian: 12
 West Indian: 12
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 11
 Nigerian: 10
 Pennsylvania German: 9
 Lebanese: 8
 Bulgarian: 8
 German Russian: 7
 Estonian: 7
 Other Arab: 6
 Celtic: 3


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (72%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • India (2%)
  • Other Central America (2%)
  • Guatemala (1%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 43043
  • Northeast: 1592
  • Midwest: 5779
  • South: 6778
  • West: 2183

51% of Waukegan residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Illinois.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 823
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 611
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,071
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,131
  • 9th grade: 1,123
  • 10th grade: 761
  • 11th grade: 855
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,438
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,693
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,540
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,827
  • Associate degree: 1,046
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,589
  • Master's degree: 1,083
  • Professional school degree: 367
  • Doctorate degree: 215

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 779
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 524
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,813
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,330
  • 9th grade: 936
  • 10th grade: 765
  • 11th grade: 781
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,229
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,088
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,920
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,980
  • Associate degree: 1,306
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,831
  • Master's degree: 845
  • Professional school degree: 189
  • Doctorate degree: 107

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 7.8%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 15.6%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 13.1%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 5.9%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 8.3%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 5.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 6.5%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 14.6%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 2.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 5.7%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 12.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $55,696
  • Black householders: $37,667
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $47,937
  • Asian householders: $49,867
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $13,835
  • Some other race householders: $37,039
  • Two or more races householders: $49,533
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $42,456
Waukegan household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Waukegan household income for Black householders
Waukegan household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Waukegan household income for Asian householders
Waukegan household income for Some other race householders
Waukegan household income for Two or more races householders
Waukegan household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Waukegan marital status for males
Waukegan marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $175,722
  • Black or African American householders: $152,845
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $121,827
  • Asian householders: $205,056
  • Some other race householders: $150,880
  • Two or more races householders: $169,547
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $152,283

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,369
  • One, attached: 1,798
  • Two: 2,937
  • 3 or 4: 1,172
  • 5 to 9: 1,476
  • 10 to 19: 2,433
  • 20 to 49: 2,017
  • 50 or more: 1,937
  • Mobile homes: 103
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Waukegan:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Waukegan
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.8%)
  • Electricity (4.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Utility gas (66.5%)
  • Electricity (30.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,093
Here:

9.3%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 278
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 764
Here:

22.1%
Illinois:

25.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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