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Wonder Lake is a village in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Wonder Lake is 42.385N. The longitude is -88.347W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,675.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wonder Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McHenry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60097 ZIP code.
28% of Wonder Lake residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wonder Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wonder Lake was $21,428, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Wonder Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wonder Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $821. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,310.
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wonder Lake political report.
The average commute time for Wonder Lake workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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