Waukegan, IL 60085 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60085: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waukegan, IL 60085

Acceptable Alternative
Park City, IL 60085

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.361, Longitude -87.862
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,785
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 22,530
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,038
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,492

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

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Waukegan, IL 60085 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 72,327
Daytime Population: Workers 25,125
Daytime Population: Residents 38,193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 63,318
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 70,658
Population in Familes 58,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,669
Population Density2 5,285
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $42,484
Average Household Income $55,889
Per Capita Income $17,859


Total Housing Units 24,899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,559 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,655 (46.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,685 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $135,358
Average Home Value $145,362


Total Households 22,214
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 15,470
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.13% 0.16%
Households 0.11% 0.17%
Families -0.03% 0.07%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Waukegan, IL 60085 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60085 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes 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 # 14 99th
Population Density # 89 94th
Diversity Index # 4 100th
Median Household Income # 1174 15th
Per Capita Income # 1320 4th

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