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Waukegan, IL

Lake County, Illinois

Latitude: 42.372471     Longitude: -87.861521
Population 91,396 (2005)
Elevation of Waukegan, Illinois: 660 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1779293, place: Waukegan city, Illinois)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 63,637 (100%)
In labor force: 42,994 (67.56%)
--Civilian labor force: 42,635 (67%)
----Employed: 38,501 (60.5%)
----Unemployed: 4,134 (6.5%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 9.7%
--Armed Forces: 359 (0.56%)
Not in labor force: 20,643 (32.44%)
Females 16 years and over: 31,412 (49.36%)
In labor force: 19,222 (30.21%)
--Civilian labor force: 19,094 (30%)
----Employed: 17,105 (26.88%)
Own children under 6 years: 9,195 (14.45%)
All parents in family in labor force: 5,393 (8.47%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 37,964 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 26,573 (70%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 8,085 (21.3%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 1,366 (3.6%)
Walked: 753 (1.98%)
Other means: 583 (1.54%)
Worked at home: 604 (1.59%)
Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 38,501 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 8,720 (22.65%)
Service occupations: 6,884 (17.88%)
Sales and office occupations: 9,458 (24.57%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 104 (0.27%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 3,717 (9.65%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 9,618 (24.98%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 183 (0.48%)
Construction: 2,371 (6.16%)
Manufacturing: 10,373 (26.94%)
Wholesale trade.: 1,532 (3.98%)
Retail trade: 3,674 (9.54%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 1,397 (3.63%)
Information: 704 (1.83%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 1,770 (4.6%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 4,524 (11.75%)
Educational, health and social services: 5,623 (14.6%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 2,920 (7.58%)
Other services (except public administration): 1,781 (4.63%)
Public administration: 1,649 (4.28%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 32,485 (84.37%)
Government workers: 4,833 (12.55%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 1,091 (2.83%)
Unpaid family workers: 92 (0.24%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 27,676 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 2,187 (7.9%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 1,265 (4.57%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 3,826 (13.82%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 3,552 (12.83%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 5,380 (19.44%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 5,950 (21.5%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 2,844 (10.28%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,906 (6.89%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 399 (1.44%)
$200,000 or more: 367 (1.33%)
Median household income: $42,335

With earnings: 23,451 (84.73%)
--Mean earnings: $54,076
With Social Security income: 5,174 (18.69%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,371
With Supplemental Security Income: 753 (2.72%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,936
With public assistance income: 863 (3.12%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,367
With retirement income: 4,028 (14.55%)
--Mean retirement income: $15,809

Families: 19,681 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 939 (4.77%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 767 (3.9%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 2,520 (12.8%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 2,447 (12.43%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 3,814 (19.38%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 4,599 (23.37%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 2,282 (11.59%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,623 (8.25%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 356 (1.81%)
$200,000 or more: 334 (1.7%)
Median family income: $47,341

Per capita income: $17,368

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $30,556
Female full-time, year-round workers: $25,632

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 2,103 (10.69%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,860 (9.45%)
----With related children under 5 years: 1,142 (5.8%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 1,001 (5.09%)
--With related children under 18 years: 917 (4.66%)
----With related children under 5 years: 449 (2.28%)
Individuals: 12,058 (61.27%)
--18 years and over: 7,194 (36.55%)
----65 years and over: 528 (2.68%)
--Related children under 18 years: 4,745 (24.11%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 3,013 (15.31%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 3,284 (16.69%)

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