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Waukegan, IL (Illinois) Houses and Residents

Waukegan,IL index of house prices

Total population: 88,915 (Urban population: 87,838, Rural population: 131 (31 farm, 100 nonfarm))

Houses: 29,249 (27,777 occupied: 13,623 owner occupied, 16,212 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

54%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,271 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $90,830.

Median contract rent in 2013: $586 (lower quartile is $471, upper quartile is $690)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $491


Median gross rent in Waukegan, IL in 2013: $647

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: $73,005

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $58,611

Median monthly housing costs: $982


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Waukegan, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,300 (it was $118,700 in 2000)
Waukegan:

$111,300
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,000 - $161,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $168,114
Here:

$168,114
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $166,864
Here:

$166,864
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $220,011
Here:

$220,011
State:

$206,569

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,293
Here:

$190,293
State:

$240,302

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $406,796
Here:

$406,796
State:

$222,493

Mobile homes: $38,870
Here:

$38,870
State:

$36,193
Median year house/condo built: 1958

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Waukegan, Illinois:

  • 158no bedroom
  • 7691 bedroom
  • 4,0852 bedrooms
  • 6,9403 bedrooms
  • 2,9904 bedrooms
  • 8065+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waukegan, Illinois:

  • 915no bedroom
  • 4,4431 bedroom
  • 4,4992 bedrooms
  • 1,7523 bedrooms
  • 3634 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Waukegan in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 758no vehicle
  • 4,6581 vehicle
  • 7,2162 vehicles
  • 2,2193 vehicles
  • 6374 vehicles
  • 2605+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Waukegan in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,216no vehicle
  • 6,1181 vehicle
  • 2,9602 vehicles
  • 4493 vehicles
  • 1894 vehicles
  • 975+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waukegan, Illinois:

  • 441 room
  • 2302 rooms
  • 1,0103 rooms
  • 1,6264 rooms
  • 3,6115 rooms
  • 3,4916 rooms
  • 2,7277 rooms
  • 1,6708 rooms
  • 1,3399+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waukegan, Illinois:

  • 6401 room
  • 1,5762 rooms
  • 2,6213 rooms
  • 3,6184 rooms
  • 2,1405 rooms
  • 8236 rooms
  • 3947 rooms
  • 948 rooms
  • 1239+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Waukegan, IL household income distribution

  • Waukegan, IL household income distribution
  • 2,187Less than $10,000
  • 1,265$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,831$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,995$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,803$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,749$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,002$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,765$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,613$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,661$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,289$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,844$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,419$100,000 to $124,999
  • 487$125,000 to $149,999
  • 399$150,000 to $199,999
  • 367$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Waukegan, IL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Waukegan, IL
  • 75Less than $10,000
  • 72$10,000 to $14,999
  • 65$20,000 to $24,999
  • 97$25,000 to $29,999
  • 29$30,000 to $34,999
  • 170$35,000 to $39,999
  • 538$40,000 to $49,999
  • 506$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,688$60,000 to $69,999
  • 827$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,163$80,000 to $89,999
  • 846$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,634$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,766$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,599$150,000 to $174,999
  • 493$175,000 to $199,999
  • 842$200,000 to $249,999
  • 368$250,000 to $299,999
  • 232$300,000 to $399,999
  • 194$400,000 to $499,999
  • 233$500,000 to $749,999
  • 186$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Waukegan, IL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Waukegan, IL
  • 114Less than $100
  • 155$100 to $149
  • 117$150 to $199
  • 297$200 to $249
  • 47$250 to $299
  • 333$300 to $349
  • 479$350 to $399
  • 353$400 to $449
  • 436$450 to $499
  • 567$500 to $549
  • 602$550 to $599
  • 1,330$600 to $649
  • 900$650 to $699
  • 1,796$700 to $749
  • 1,276$750 to $799
  • 1,958$800 to $899
  • 1,618$900 to $999
  • 2,590$1,000 to $1,249
  • 490$1,250 to $1,499
  • 92$1,500 to $1,999
  • 662No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8,3041995 to March 2000
  • 6,1741990 to 1994
  • 4,4441985 to 1989
  • 2,8031980 to 1984
  • 2,0641975 to 1979
  • 1,1251970 to 1974
  • 6661965 to 1969
  • 976Before 1965
Waukegan commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 433
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,173
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,146
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 6,317
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,637
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,216
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,690
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,039
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,423
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,539
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,967
  • 90 or more minutes: 780
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 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%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 50,595
 German: 5,141
 Irish: 2,533
 Polish: 2,038
 United States or American: 1,805
 English: 1,719
 Italian: 1,693
 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 (%):

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

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

  • This state: 43,043
  • Northeast: 1,592
  • Midwest: 5,779
  • South: 6,778
  • West: 2,183

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.6%Males
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 14.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 12.6%Females
Waukegan marital status for males
Waukegan marital status for females

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: $25,597

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Waukegan:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.8%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 66.5%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel

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 (Noninstitutionalized)