Waukegan, IL 60087 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60087: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waukegan, IL 60087

Acceptable Alternative
Beach Park, IL 60087

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.405, Longitude -87.859
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 458
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,084
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,561
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,523

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

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Waukegan, IL 60087 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,456
Population in Households 28,308
Population in Familes 24,273
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density2 2,147
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $62,579
Average Household Income $78,697
Per Capita Income $27,524


Total Housing Units 10,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,342 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,541 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 696 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $165,745
Average Home Value $185,608


Total Households 9,883
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 7,218
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 0.11% 0.12%
Households 0.22% 0.19%
Families 0.06% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Waukegan, IL 60087 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60087 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 # 158 89th
Population Density # 229 83rd
Diversity Index # 13 99th
Median Household Income # 446 68th
Per Capita Income # 786 43rd

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