Lake County IL Information

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Lake County Subdivisions

Lake County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 710,368
Population in Households 691,714
Population in Familes 598,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,654
Population Density1 1,601
Diversity Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 245,881
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 181,099
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 264,791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183,929 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61,952 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,910 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $274,771
Average Home Value $373,646
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $82,276
Average Household Income $115,719
Per Capita Income $40,719
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.16%
Households 0.27% 0.21%
Families 0.15% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lake County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 98th
Population Density1 # 3 98th
Diversity Index2 # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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