Island Lake, IL 60042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Island Lake, IL 60042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.276, Longitude -88.211
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 60042 has segments in 2 Counties (Lake, McHenry).

  • Businesses Addresses: 209
  • PO Box Addresses: 161
  • Residential Addresses: 3,268
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,268

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Island Lake, IL 60042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,378
Population in Households 8,346
Population in Familes 7,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 2,009
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $73,118
Average Household Income $85,550
Per Capita Income $32,390


Total Housing Units 3,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,631 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $193,260
Average Home Value $234,578


Total Households 3,158
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 2,214
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.15% -0.05%
Households 0.05% 0.06%
Families -0.12% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Island Lake, IL 60042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60042 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes 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 # 398 71st
Population Density # 242 83rd
Diversity Index # 274 80th
Median Household Income # 270 80th
Per Capita Income # 413 70th

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