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Population (year 2000): 9,448. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,903 (+15.4% change)
Males: 4,768 (50.5%), Females: 4,680 (49.5%)

Lake County

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $57,805 (year 2000)
Median house value: $161,000 (year 2000)

Wauconda, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Wauconda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.2%)
  • Hispanic (11.9%)
  • Other race (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (28.0%), Irish (12.3%), Polish (11.3%), Italian (9.0%), English (7.8%), Swedish (5.5%).

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Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Wauconda,

For population 25 years and over in Wauconda

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wauconda village

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

11.8% Foreign born (7.6% Latin America, 2.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,895 (+44.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Palatine, (12.5 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (43.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lakes, IL Tower (2.4 miles Barrington, IL (4.0 miles Lake Lake, IL (4.1 miles Island Barrington, IL (4.1 miles North River Valley Gardens, IL (4.1 miles Fox Volo, IL (4.6 miles) , Hills, IL (6.1 miles Holiday IL (6.2 miles Lakemoor,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 74 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2004: 254 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2005: 240 buildings, average cost: $220,000

Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 88.14 W

Area code: 847


Wauconda, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.5%), Educational,health and social services (13.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.7%), Retail trade (11.7%), Construction (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +891 (+9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,123 (21.7%)


 

Crime in Wauconda by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 10.6 0.0 10.6 0.0
Rapes 0 2 5 1 5 3
    per 100,000 0.0 21.2 52.9 10.6 52.9 31.8
Robberies 0 2 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 21.2 10.6 10.6 10.6 0.0
Assaults 13 5 11 14 11 10
    per 100,000 137.6 52.9 116.4 148.2 116.4 105.8
Burglaries 45 28 31 34 31 30
    per 100,000 476.3 296.4 328.1 359.9 328.1 317.5
Thefts 234 275 173 267 173 222
    per 100,000 2476.7 2910.7 1831.1 2826.0 1831.1 2349.7
Auto thefts 10 7 4 6 4 17
    per 100,000 105.8 74.1 42.3 63.5 42.3 179.9
168.4 168.5 157.8 180.4 157.8 164.5


Average climate in Wauconda, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wauconda-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Wauconda city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 4.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Graham Beatty - College basketball player (Harvard Crimson).


Hospitals/medical centers near Wauconda:
  • GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPITAL ADVOCATE (about 8 miles; BARRINGTON, IL)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; MCHENRY, IL)
  • CONDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; LIBERTYVILLE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wauconda:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 27 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 27 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 43 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wauconda:
  • CAMPBELL (about 7 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; ID: C81)
  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; ID: 3CK)
  • WESTOSHA (about 17 miles; WILMOT, WI; ID: 5K6)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 5 $22,415 $53,796 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $16,632 $33,264 0 $0
Police - Other 12 $29,406 $29,406 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 19 $89,820 $56,728 3 $2,044
Other Government Administration 2 $9,547 $57,282 8 $2,701
Financial Administration 4 $13,368 $40,104 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $7,430 $44,580 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $17,933 $43,039 0 $0
Totals for Government 55 $206,551 $45,065 11 $4,745


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wauconda:
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 9 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 26 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
Public high school in Wauconda:
  • WAUCONDA COMM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,053; Location: 555 N MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wauconda:
  • ROBERT CROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 902; Location: 620 BONNER RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WAUCONDA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 684; Location: 215 SLOCUM LAKE RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WAUCONDA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 225 OSAGE ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Wauconda:
  • TRANSFIGURATION SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 316 WEST MILL STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN CHRISTIAN A (Students: 72; Location: 150 E BONNER RD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Wauconda:
  • WAUCONDA AREA P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,260,156; Location: 801 N. MAIN STREET; 82,271 books; 10,765 audio materials; 7,238 video materials; 214 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Wauconda: Wauconda City Hall (A), Wauconda Area Public Library (B).

Churches in Wauconda include: Evangelical Free Church (A), Transfiguration Church (B), Federated Church of Wauconda (C), Wauconda Baptist Church (D).

Cemetery: Wauconda Cemetery (1).

Lake: Bangs Lake (A).

Parks in Wauconda include: Cook Memorial Park (1), Larkdale Park (2).


Wauconda compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wauconda:
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wauconda:
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Wauconda:
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)

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