Waukegan, IL

84,467 Population
23.7 square miles 3,566.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
Ranked 10th Highest in IL
Population Density
3,566.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.3%
was 49.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
31.8%
was 35.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
27.5%
was 27.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
8.9%
was 9.5%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
7
was 7.2
Ranked 36th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
17.3%
was 22.6%
Ranked 12th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$46,802
was $49,203
Ranked 14th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.1
43.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.1
was 3.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
434.4
was 456.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,717.9
was 2,826.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
31,427
was 32,138
Ranked 14th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$876
was $893
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
37
was 31
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,476
was 29,510
 
Homeownership Rate
45.5%
was 45.3%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
29
was 21
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,299.3
was 1,336.6
Ranked 11th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.0%
was 14.0%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
8
was 10
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.1
was 1.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.8%
was 96.5%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
75.2%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 97.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
76.1%
was 73.8%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
19.6%
was 18.4%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL

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