Waukegan, IL

Lake County

What you need to know about Waukegan, IL

Waukegan is located in Lake County, Illinois. The population is 40% White, 12% Black, 3% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 10% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 36% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $45,983 and the median home value is $130,900. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Waukegan, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Waukegan has a Walk Score ® of 45.

Median Home Price

$130,900
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 51.00%
51.00% Complete
Homes Rented 49.00%
49.00% Complete

Real Estate

In Waukegan, Illinois


Ready to move to Waukegan? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Waukegan.

Schools

In Waukegan, Illinois


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Waukegan rates.

Median Household Income

$45,983
Lower than the national average

Business

In Waukegan, Illinois


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Waukegan.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Waukegan, Illinois


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Waukegan.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 19%
19% Complete
Graduated High School 71%
71% Complete