Lake of the Woods, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake of the Woods, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place had a population of 2,980 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lake of the Woods is located at latitude 40.2052 and longitude -88.3746 in Champaign County. The formal boundaries for the Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Champaign County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 748 feet.

The Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393082) 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 Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mahomet, a minor civil division (MCD) of Champaign County.

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Lake of the Woods, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,980
Population in Households 2,980
Population in Familes 2,487
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,688
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $56,697
Average Household Income $79,210
Per Capita Income $30,527


Total Housing Units 1,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 970 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $128,857
Average Home Value $147,835


Total Households 1,232
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 877
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 1.21%
Households 0.46% 1.2%
Families 0.71% 1.18%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Lake of the Woods, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake of the Woods to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 436 68th
Population Density # 384 72nd
Diversity Index # 549 60th
Median Household Income # 605 56th
Per Capita Income # 469 66th

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