Island Lake, IL 60042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Island Lake, IL 60042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 209
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,217
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.276, Longitude -88.211
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 60042 has segments in 2 Counties (Lake, McHenry).

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Island Lake, IL 60042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,706
Daytime Population: Workers 1,427
Daytime Population: Residents 3,765
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,192
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 8,674
Population in Familes 7,257
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 2,016
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $69,905
Average Household Income $83,451
Per Capita Income $31,261


Total Housing Units 3,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,759 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 488 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $189,167
Average Home Value $223,043


Total Households 3,247
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 2,282
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% 0.07%
Households 0.18% 0.12%
Families 0.02% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Island Lake, IL 60042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60042 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 392 72nd
Population Density # 243 82nd
Diversity Index # 266 81st
Median Household Income # 274 80th
Per Capita Income # 406 71st

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