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Population (year 2000): 1,345
Males: 691 (51.4%), Females: 654 (48.6%)

McHenry County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $59,712 (year 2000)
Median house value: $144,600 (year 2000)

Wonder Lake, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Wonder Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (37.5%), Irish (20.2%), Polish (14.9%), Italian (10.7%), English (6.7%), United States (6.0%).

New! Lake, Illinois forum

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Wonder

For population 25 years and over in Wonder Lake

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wonder Lake village

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

2.2% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL (24.5 miles Elgin, pop. 94,487).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (54.2 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (60.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake, IL Wonder (1.3 miles IL (1.4 miles Greenwood, IL (4.5 miles Ringwood, Valley, IL (4.7 miles Bull Lake, IL (5.2 miles McCullom IL (6.7 miles McHenry, IL (7.1 miles Woodstock, IL (7.3 miles Hebron,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2002: 64 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2005: 103 buildings, average cost: $166,800

Latitude: 42.38 N, Longitude: 88.37 W

Area code: 815


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.1%), Construction (14.6%), Educational,health and social services (11.6%), Retail trade (11.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.9%).

Crime in Wonder Lake (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime in Wonder Lake (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (141.5 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 15 assaults (1061.6 per 100,000)
  • 11 burglaries (778.5 per 100,000)
  • 17 thefts (1203.1 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (283.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 414.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Wonder Lake, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wonder Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Wonder Lake city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Wonder Lake:
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; WOODSTOCK, IL)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; MCHENRY, IL)
  • HARVARD COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; HARVARD, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wonder Lake:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 35 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 44 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • ROCK CO (about 49 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wonder Lake:
  • GALT FIELD (about 2 miles; GREENWOOD/WONDER LAKE, IL; ID: 10C)
  • VINCENT (about 11 miles; GENOA CITY, WI; ID: 64C)
  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 14 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; ID: 3CK)


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
Financial Administration 0 $0   1 $416
Streets and Highways 0 $0   4 $1,000
Police Protection - Officers 0 $0   7 $3,000
Other Government Administration 0 $0   7 $800
Totals for Government 0 $0   19 $5,216


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wonder Lake:
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 24 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 30 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 40 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
Public primary/middle school in Wonder Lake:
  • HARRISON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 6809 MCCULLOM LAKE; Grades: PK - 08)

Reservoir: Wonder Lake (A).

Beach: Wonder Center Beach (A).


Wonder Lake compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wonder Lake:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; LAKE GENEVA, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wonder Lake:
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WZCH (103.9 FM; DUNDEE, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wonder Lake:
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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