Waukegan, IL 60087 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60087: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waukegan, IL 60087

Acceptable Alternative
Beach Park, IL 60087

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 454
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,485
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,562
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.405, Longitude -87.859
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waukegan, IL 60087 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,898
Daytime Population: Workers 5,679
Daytime Population: Residents 14,413
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,092
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 28,752
Population in Familes 24,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 2,100
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $59,993
Average Household Income $75,649
Per Capita Income $26,434


Total Housing Units 10,803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,577 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,450 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 776 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $158,836
Average Home Value $176,669


Total Households 10,027
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 7,318
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 0.13% 0.15%
Households 0.22% 0.2%
Families 0.06% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Waukegan, IL 60087 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60087 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 # 154 89th
Population Density # 233 83rd
Diversity Index # 14 99th
Median Household Income # 471 66th
Per Capita Income # 792 43rd

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