Lakewood Shores, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakewood Shores, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Lakewood Shores Census Designated Place had a population of 1,335 as of July 1, 2016. Lakewood Shores ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lakewood Shores is located at latitude 41.2672 and longitude -88.135 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Lakewood Shores Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Lakewood Shores Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393091) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lakewood Shores Census Designated Place is located within Township of Wesley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakewood Shores population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lakewood Shores, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,335
Population in Households 1,335
Population in Familes 1,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 584
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 505
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 552 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 447 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $137,674
Average Home Value $146,141


Median Household Income $57,924
Average Household Income $70,410
Per Capita Income $26,580
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.08%
Households -0.09% -0.08%
Families -0.22% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Lakewood Shores, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakewood Shores to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 624 54th
Population Density1 # 1027 25th
Diversity Index2 # 571 58th
Median Household Income # 460 66th
Per Capita Income # 594 57th

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