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Waukegan is a township in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Waukegan. For links to other places called Waukegan, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Waukegan is 42.373N. The longitude is -87.85W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 84,489.


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Median household income
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$39,712
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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8% of Waukegan residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waukegan ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waukegan was $15,627, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Waukegan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waukegan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $552.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,147.


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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waukegan political report.

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The average commute time for Waukegan workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other IL communities named Waukegan:
  �Lake County city

IL communities formerly known as Waukegan:
  �North Chicago, Lake County

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