Wonder Lake, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wonder Lake, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Wonder Lake had a population of 4,071 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Wonder Lake is located at latitude 42.3746 and longitude -88.3506 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wonder Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.78 sq. miles and a water area of 1.16 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 837 feet.

The Village of Wonder Lake (GNIS ID: 2399729) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wonder Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wonder Lake: Sunrise Ridge.

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Wonder Lake, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,071
Population in Households 4,071
Population in Familes 3,506
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 851
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,431
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 1,079
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,224 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $156,911
Average Home Value $180,208
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,086
Average Household Income $83,149
Per Capita Income $29,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 1.41%
Households 0.36% 1.51%
Families 0.12% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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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Wonder Lake, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wonder Lake to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 376 73rd
Population Density1 # 867 37th
Diversity Index2 # 380 72nd
Median Household Income # 193 86th
Per Capita Income # 350 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.