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Lake County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 443.7 square miles
Population Density 1,585.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 703,019
Population change 0%
Under 5 years of age 6%
Under 18 25.8%
65 and over 11.8%
Females 50.1%
White 82.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 20.7
Asian 7%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 7.4%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 41.9%
Veterans 35,286
Households and Housing
Households 241,072
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.4%
Median household income $77,469
The per capita income $38,018
Live below the poverty line. 9%
housing units 260,550
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $254,800
Residents owning their homes. 75.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 68,418
Women-owned firms 28.6%
Asian-owned firms 5.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 5.3%
Black-owned firms 3.8%
Native American-owned firms 0.4%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $20,336,251
Retail sales per capita $28,949
Manufacturers shipments $16,381,499
Merchant wholesaler sales $26,053,269