In 2020, Waukegan, IL had a population of 87.2k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $53,778. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Waukegan, IL declined from 87,297 to 87,157, a −0.16% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,803 to $53,778, a 7.98% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waukegan, IL are White (Hispanic) (23.1%), Other (Hispanic) (23%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (19.2%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.03%).
None of the households in Waukegan, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
81.6% of the residents in Waukegan, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Waukegan, IL are State Career College (42 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Waukegan, IL was $140,300, and the homeownership rate was 48.1%.
Most people in Waukegan, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Waukegan, IL was 2 cars per household.