In 2017, Lake County, IL had a population of 704k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $85,895. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lake County, IL grew from 703,047 to 703,520, a 0.0673% increase and its median household income grew from $83,152 to $85,895, a 3.3% increase.
The population of Lake County, IL is 61.4% White Alone, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.65% Asian Alone. 28.2% of the people in Lake County, IL speak a non-English language, and 90.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lake County, IL are College of Lake County (3,377 degrees awarded in 2016), Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (724 degrees), and Lake Forest College (490 degrees).
The median property value in Lake County, IL is $262,600, and the homeownership rate is 73.2%. Most people in Lake County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, IL is 2 cars per household.