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.


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.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


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

Lower than the national average


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.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


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.


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