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County Demographic Profile form the US Census Bureau Decennial Census and American Community Survey

 

 

1990 Census

2000 Census

2010 Census

Change 2000 to 2010

Percent Change 2000 to 2010

Total Population

516,418

644,599

703,462

58,863

9%

White Population*

450,666

516,189

528,204

12,015

2%

African American Population*

34,771

44,741

49,033

4,292

10%

Asian Population*

12,363

25,103

44,358

19,255

77%

Latino Population (any race) 

38,570

92,716

139,987

47,271

51%

Median Age

31.6

33.8

36.7

2.9

9%

Number of Households

173,966

216,297

241,712

25,415

12%

Average Household Size

2.88

2.85

2.82

-0.03

-1%

Median Household Income (not adjusted to current dollars)

$46,047

$66,973

$78,423^

NA

NA

Number of Housing Units

183,283

226,012

260,310

34,298

15%

Source: US Census Bureau - 1990, 2000 and 2010 Decennial Census *Reporting only one race
^2005-2009 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

2007 - 2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Profiles for Lake County

July 1, 2012 Population Estimate from the US Census Bureau Population Estimate Program

 

Lake
Cook
DuPage
Kane
McHenry
Kenosha

2012 Estimate

702,120
5,231,351
927,987
522,487
308,145
167,936

Source: US Census Bureau Population Estimate Program

2012 City, Village and Township Estimate data

Population Projections

County Business Patterns

Use the links below to access the County Business Patterns profiles for Lake County.

Where Workers Work

Where Workers Work features basic private sector employment totals for six northeastern Illinois counties, major communities in each of these counties, and ZIP codes within the City of Chicago. It is published by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

The Where Workers Work data tables have been produced using the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The information is also available in spreadsheet format and PDF for the years 2001 through 2012 at the following website Illinois Department of Employment Security: Where Workers Work

Unemployment Information

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program develops monthly and annual estimates of the labor force, employed, unemployed and the unemployment rate for the State, metropolitan areas, counties and municipalities that have a population of at least 25,000.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) Homepage

Map of Illinois Unemployment Rate by County - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Source: IL Dept. of Employment Security, Economic Information & Analysis Division

Census of Agriculture

2000 Census Profiles for Lake County

Additional Census Data

Statistical information from the US Census Bureau and other sources is available in the Planning Resource Center.  This includes demographic, housing, and economic data.

Additional census data is available on the US Census Bureau website www.census.gov.
 
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning also provides demographic information and projections on its website www.cmap.illinois.gov.


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