Waukegan is a city in Illinois State of United States, is in Lake County, located about 11 miles south of the border with Wisconsin and 37 miles north of downtown Chicago. Waukegan population in 2023 is estimated to be 89,294, covers city area of 24.47 sq mi (63.38 sq km), ranks ninth largest city in Illinois State, three-hundred-eighty-second city in the United States. Waukegan population as per 2020 census is 89,321 compared to 2010 population of 89,078 with the increase number of 243 people and growth of 0.3 percent.
Below is the Waukegan population by year:
Waukegan Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Waukegan population is 86,262, out of these 42,411 are male, 43,851 are female, The sex ratio of Waukegan is 97. The median age of the Waukegan population is 32.8, Waukegan population by age are, under 18 years is 23,621, 16 years and over is 65,892, 18 years and over is 62,641, 21 years and over is 58,507, 65 years and over is 11,553. 49.2% are male, 50.8% are female, Population of Waukegan by age percent-wise is, 27.4% are under 18 years old, 76.4% are 16 years and over, 72.6% are 18 years and over, 67.8% are 21 years and over, 10.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 31,167 housing units, The voting population of Waukegan are 49,285, out of these 23,603 are male voters, 25,682 are female voters, 47.9% are male, 52.1% are female. Waukegan population in 2022 is estimated to be 89,160, and in 2021 is estimated to be 88,615.
|5 - 9||7,027||8.1%|
|10 - 14||6,044||7.0%|
|15 - 19||6,816||7.9%|
|20 - 24||6,877||8.0%|
|25 - 34||12,716||14.7%|
|35 - 44||12,742||14.8%|
|45 - 54||9,950||11.5%|
|55 - 59||4,722||5.5%|
|60 - 64||4,349||5.0%|
|65 - 74||4,984||5.8%|
|75 - 84||2,719||3.2%|
|85 and over||1,283||1.5%|
Waukegan Population by Race
White population in Waukegan, Illinois are 42,323, percentage wise 49.1 percent are whites.
Black population in Waukegan, Illinois are 17,758, percentage wise 20.6 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Waukegan, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Waukegan are 6,085, percentage wise 7.1 percent are asians.
Hispanic population in Waukegan, Illinois are 42,839. Percentage wise 49.7 percent are hispanics, out of these 36,701 are Mexican people, 1,849 are Puerto Ricans, 175 are Cubans, and 4,114 are other Hispanic or Latinos.
|Population by Race||86,262||Percent|
|Black or African American||17,758||20.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||364||0.4%|
|Hispanic or Latino||42,839||49.7%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||4,114|
Nativity by Place of Birth
According to 2019 estimates, Waukegan native population is 61,947, out of these 49,688 born in the Illinois state and 10,267 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 24,315, out of these 10,464 are Naturalized US citizen, 379 are in Europe, 1,863 in Asia, 139 in Africa, 7,992 in Latin America and 91 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Waukegan are 13,851, out of these 45 are from Europe, 2,494 are from Asia, 56 from Africa, 11,159 are from Latin America and 97 are from Northern America.
|Nativity by Place of Birth||Population|
|Born in state of residence||49,688|
|Born in other state in the United States||10,267|
|Born outside the United States||1,992|
|U.S. Island Areas||0|
|Born abroad of American parent(s)||1,339|
|Born outside of United States||24,315|
|Naturalized U.S. citizen||10,464|
|Not a U.S. citizen||13,851|
According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Waukegan, Illinois are 31,167, Occupied housing units are 29,100, Rental vacancy rate is 8. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 44.42% of houses are owner occupied and 48.95% of houses are renter occupied in Waukegan. There are 47.27 percent of one-unit detached, 5.61 percent of one-units attached, 10.51 percent of two-unit houses, 7.01 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.24 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 40.75 percent are available with one vehicle, 25.69 percent are available with two vehicles, 17.64 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 9.29 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Waukegan rental homes or apartments are 15,257, occupied by Renter, The median value of Waukegan average rental rate is $1,017.
|Total housing units||31,167|
|Occupied housing units||29,100|
|Occupied housing units percent||93|
|Rental vacancy rate||8|
|3 or 4 units||2,184|
|Boat, RV, van, etc.||45|
|Average household size of owner-occupied unit||3|
|Average household size of renter-occupied unit||3|
Waukegan Housing Market
The median value of housing unit in Waukegan, Illinois is $143,800, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.40 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 4.62 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 18.69 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 11.02 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 6.29 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 1.82 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.27 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.29 percent are over one million and above.
|Housing unit value||Units|
|Less than $50,000||437|
|$50,000 to $99,999||1,439|
|$100,000 to $149,999||5,826|
|$150,000 to $199,999||3,436|
|$200,000 to $299,999||1,961|
|$300,000 to $499,999||568|
|$500,000 to $999,999||85|
|$1,000,000 or more||91|