Waukegan, IL 60085 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60085: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waukegan, IL 60085

Acceptable Alternative
Park City, IL 60085

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,785
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,494
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,069
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.361, Longitude -87.862
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waukegan, IL 60085 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 71,895
Population in Households 70,164
Population in Familes 58,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,731
Population Density1 5,304
Diversity Index2 89


Total Households 22,055
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 15,392
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 24,761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,599 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,456 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,706 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $133,214
Average Home Value $142,523


Median Household Income $41,774
Average Household Income $53,898
Per Capita Income $17,257
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.09%
Households 0.08% 0.1%
Families -0.05% 0.01%
Median Household Income   -0.98%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Waukegan, IL 60085 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60085 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes 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 # 15 99th
Population Density1 # 89 94th
Diversity Index2 # 4 100th
Median Household Income # 1128 18th
Per Capita Income # 1320 4th

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