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Gages Lake, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Gages Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 10,057 as of July 1, 2018. Gages Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gages Lake is located at latitude 42.3516 and longitude -87.9824 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Gages Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 768 feet.

The Gages Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393015) 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 Gages Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Warren, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gages Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 10,057
Population in Households 10,036
Population in Familes 8,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 3,361
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $97,946
Average Household Income $118,382
Per Capita Income $44,223


Total Housing Units 3,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,921 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 822 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $242,405
Average Home Value $264,793


Total Households 3,743
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 2,709
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 -0.17% -0.05%
Households -0.04% -0.02%
Families -0.18% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Gages Lake, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gages Lake 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 # 223 84th
Population Density # 119 91st
Diversity Index # 197 86th
Median Household Income # 93 93rd
Per Capita Income # 97 93rd

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