Lake County Real Estate, Illinois Real Estate

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There are 74 cities in Lake County

Abbott Park
Barrington Hills
Beach Park
Buffalo Grove
Chesney Shores
Deer Park
Echo Lake
Forest Lake
Fort Sheridan
Fox Lake
Fox Lake Hills
Fox River Valley Gardens
Gages Lake
Great Lakes
Green Oaks
Half Day
Hawthorn Woods
Highland Park
Indian Creek
Island Lake
Lake Barrington
Lake Barrington Shores
Lake Bluff
Lake Forest
Lake Villa
Lake Zurich
Lincolnshire Woods
Long Grove
Long Lake
Mc Gaw Park
North Barrington
North Chicago
Old Mill Creek
Park City
Prairie View
Round Lake
Round Lake Beach
Round Lake Heights
Round Lake Park
South Barrington
Stanton Point
Third Lake
Timber Lake
Tower Lakes
Venetian Village
Vernon Hills
Waukegan (County Seat)
West Miltmore
Winthrop Harbor

Lake County Information

Lake County as of 2000, the population is 644,356. Its county seat is in Waukegan, Illinois and the county is part of greater Chicagoland. Lake county was originally part of McHenry County, the townships comprising Lake County were carved out into a separate county in 1839. According to the United State Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,368 square miles, 448 square miles of it is land and 920 square miles of it is water. The total area is 67.28% water.


As of the 2000 census, there were 644,356 people, 216,297 households, and 163,953 families residing in the county. There were 225,919 housing units at an average density of 505 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 80.11% White, 6.94% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 3.90% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 6.72% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. 14.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino.


There were 216,297 households out of which 42.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.20% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.20% were non-families. 19.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.33.


In the county the population was spread out with 29.40% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 31.60% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, and 8.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $66,973, and the median income for a family was $76,424. Males had a median income of $50,789 versus $33,458 for females..

Lake County