Crystal Lake, IL

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Population

40,331

0.356% decline

Poverty Rate

6.82%


Median Age

38.9


Median Household Income

$83,746

3.7% growth

Number of Employees

21,457

2.39% decline

Median Property Value

$208,500

3.47% growth

About

In 2017, Crystal Lake, IL had a population of 40.3k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $83,746. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Crystal Lake, IL declined from 40,475 to 40,331, a -0.356% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,760 to $83,746, a 3.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Crystal Lake, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.7%), White (Hispanic) (11.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.37%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%). N/A% of the people in Crystal Lake, IL speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Crystal Lake, IL are McHenry County College (1,294 degrees awarded in 2017), First Institute Inc (129 degrees), and Cosmetology & Spa Academy (101 degrees).

The median property value in Crystal Lake, IL is $208,500, and the homeownership rate is 74.2%. Most people in Crystal Lake, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Crystal Lake, IL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Crystal Lake, IL employs 21.5k people. The largest industries in Crystal Lake, IL are Manufacturing (2,986 people), Retail Trade (2,694 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,066 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($74,813), Wholesale Trade ($60,943), and Finance & Insurance ($60,062).

Median household income in Crystal Lake, IL is $83,746. Males in Crystal Lake, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Crystal Lake, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$83,746

2017 value

± $3,197

3.7%

1 Year Growth

± 5.8%

Households in Crystal Lake, IL have a median annual income of $83,746, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $80,760 in 2016, which represents a 3.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Crystal Lake, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8712.08

  2. Census Tract 8713.01

  3. Census Tract 8708.07

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Crystal Lake, IL was Census Tract 8712.08 with a value of $98,826, followed by Census Tract 8713.01 and Census Tract 8708.07, with respective values of $86,157 and $80,464.

The following map shows all of the places in Crystal Lake, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.82% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Crystal Lake, IL (2.74k out of 40.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,391 ± 413

  2. Hispanic

    995 ± 325

  3. Asian

    181 ± 169

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Crystal Lake, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

21.5k

2017 Value

± 926

-2.39%

1 Year decline

± 6.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Crystal Lake, IL declined at a rate of -2.39%, from 22k employees to 21.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Crystal Lake, IL, are Management Occupations (2,855 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,853 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,755 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Crystal Lake, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Crystal Lake, IL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,855 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,853 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,755 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Crystal Lake, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.44 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.31 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Crystal Lake, IL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($104,157), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($92,992), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($92,982).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.5k

2017 Value

± 926

-2.39%

1 Year decline

± 6.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Crystal Lake, IL declined at a rate of -2.39%, from 22k employees to 21.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Crystal Lake, IL, are Manufacturing (2,986 people), Retail Trade (2,694 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,066 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Crystal Lake, IL, though some of these residents may live in Crystal Lake, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Crystal Lake, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,986 people), Retail Trade (2,694 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,066 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Crystal Lake, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.36 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.37 times), and Information (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Crystal Lake, IL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($74,813), Wholesale Trade ($60,943), and Finance & Insurance ($60,062).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $82.9B

  2. $78.3B

  3. $75B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $82.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($78.3B) and Gasoline ($75B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$952B

2020 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

37.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $952B. This is expected to increase 37.7% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $69.2B

  2. $54.7B

  3. $36.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $69.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $54.7B and Michigan and $36.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.2% of the population of Crystal Lake, IL has health coverage, with 64.5% on employee plans, 7.88% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 0.795% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Crystal Lake, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Crystal Lake, IL see 1829 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.77% decrease from the previous year (1862 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1668 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 625 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,829 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in McHenry County, IL see an average of 1,829 patients per year. This represents a 1.77% decrease from the previous year (1,862 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in McHenry County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.79%

Uninsured

64.5%

Employer Coverage

7.88%

Medicaid

10.4%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

0.795%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Crystal Lake, IL declined by 13.1% from 6.67% to 5.79%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Crystal Lake, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

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Diversity

Crystal Lake, IL is home to a population of 40.3k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 10% of Crystal Lake, IL residents were born outside of the country (4.05k people).

In 2017, there were 7.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.9k people) in Crystal Lake, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.52k White (Hispanic) and 1.13k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Crystal Lake, IL was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Crystal Lake, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Crystal Lake, IL residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.05k people

10.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.35k people

As of 2017, 10% of Crystal Lake, IL residents (4.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Crystal Lake, IL was 10.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

94.9%

2017 Citizenship

94.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.9% of Crystal Lake, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Crystal Lake, IL was 94.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Crystal Lake, IL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    32.9k ± 942

  2. White (Hispanic)

    4.52k ± 850

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    1.13k ± 418

In 2017, there were 7.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.9k people) in Crystal Lake, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.52k White (Hispanic) and 1.13k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Crystal Lake, IL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    570 ± 117

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    352 ± 142

  3. Korea

    248 ± 94

Crystal Lake, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Crystal Lake, IL awarded 1,524 degrees. The student population of Crystal Lake, IL is skewed towards women, with 3,262 male students and 4,031 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Crystal Lake, IL are White (1,096 and 72.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (250 and 16.4%), Unknown (100 and 6.57%), and Two or More Races (29 and 1.91%).

The largest universities in Crystal Lake, IL by number of degrees awarded are McHenry County College (1,294 and 84.9%), First Institute Inc (129 and 8.46%), and Cosmetology & Spa Academy (101 and 6.63%).

The most popular majors in Crystal Lake, IL are Biological & Physical Sciences (285 and 18.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (190 and 12.5%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (135 and 8.86%).

The median tuition costs in Crystal Lake, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 190 degrees awarded

  2. 91 degrees awarded

  3. 71 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Crystal Lake, IL was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 190 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Crystal Lake, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,294 degrees awarded

  2. 129 degrees awarded

  3. 101 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Crystal Lake, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was McHenry County College with 1,294 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

568

Degrees Awarded to Men

956

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 568 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Crystal Lake, IL, which is 0.594 times less than the 956 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,096 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    250 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    100 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Crystal Lake, IL were to White students. These 1,096 degrees mean that there were 4.38 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 250 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Crystal Lake, IL was $208,500 in 2017, which is 0.908 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $201,500 to $208,500, a 3.47% increase. The homeownership rate in Crystal Lake, IL is 74.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Crystal Lake, IL have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Crystal Lake, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$208,500

2017 Median

± $6,387

$201,500

2016 Median

± $5,449

In 2017, the median property value in Crystal Lake, IL grew to to $208,500 from the previous year's value of $201,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Crystal Lake, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Crystal Lake, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$83,746

Median Household Income

± $3,197

14.7k

Number of Households

± 744

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.7k households in Crystal Lake, IL grew to $83,746 from the previous year's value of $80,760.

The following chart displays the households in Crystal Lake, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Crystal Lake, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Crystal Lake, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74.2%

2017 Homeownership

73.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.2% of the housing units in Crystal Lake, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Crystal Lake, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Crystal Lake, IL have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.25% of the workforce in Crystal Lake, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    7.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.7%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Crystal Lake, IL was Drove Alone (82%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.1%) and those who Worked At Home (5.7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Crystal Lake, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Crystal Lake, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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