Lakewood, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakewood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lakewood had a population of 3,868 as of July 1, 2017. Lakewood ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Lakewood is located at latitude 42.2246 and longitude -88.3866 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lakewood (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 889 feet.

The Village of Lakewood (GNIS ID: 2398390) 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 Lakewood is located within Township of Grafton, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakewood 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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Lakewood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,868
Daytime Population: Workers 499
Daytime Population: Residents 1,913
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,412
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 3,868
Population in Familes 3,542
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 818
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $103,677
Average Household Income $127,214
Per Capita Income $41,301


Total Housing Units 1,414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,197 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $299,273
Average Home Value $370,050


Total Households 1,326
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,100
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 0.07% 0.04%
Households 0.04% 0.03%
Families -0.17% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Lakewood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakewood 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 # 389 72nd
Population Density # 870 36th
Diversity Index # 318 77th
Median Household Income # 59 96th
Per Capita Income # 113 92nd

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