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Mundelein, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Mundelein had a population of 32,015 as of July 1, 2017. Mundelein 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 Mundelein is located at latitude 42.2691 and longitude -88.0092 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mundelein (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Village of Mundelein (GNIS ID: 2399428) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Mundelein is located within Township of Fremont, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mundelein population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 32,015
Daytime Population: Workers 15,854
Daytime Population: Residents 14,836
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,690
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 31,837
Population in Familes 27,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 178
Population Density2 3,345
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $86,293
Average Household Income $112,510
Per Capita Income $38,641


Total Housing Units 11,411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,397 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,533 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 481 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $240,784
Average Home Value $270,599


Total Households 10,930
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 8,146
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 0.42% 0.56%
Households 0.55% 0.63%
Families 0.38% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Mundelein, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mundelein to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 60 96th
Population Density # 121 91st
Diversity Index # 49 96th
Median Household Income # 119 91st
Per Capita Income # 150 89th

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