North Chicago, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 35,918. Estimated population in 2021: 33,376 (-7.1% change)
Males: 21,904 (61.0%), Females: 14,014 (39.0%)

Lake County

Zip codes: 60064.

Median resident age: 22.0 years
Median household income: $38,180
Median house value: $100,400

Races in North Chicago:

  • White Non-Hispanic (39.1%)
  • Black (36.3%)
  • Hispanic (18.2%)
  • Other race (7.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Filipino (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (10.1%), Irish (7.8%), English (4.0%), United States (3.5%), Italian (3.3%), Polish (2.6%).

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in North Chicago

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Chicago city

  • Never married: 51.3%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

12.9% Foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 2.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -227 (-0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near North Chicago:

  • HILL TOP CENTER (about 3 miles; GREEN OAKS, IL)
  • ST THERESE MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)
  • VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Chicago:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 19 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 25 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 38 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Chicago:

  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 7 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; Abbreviation: UGN)
  • CAMPBELL (about 15 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Abbreviation: C81)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 16 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
Amtrak station near North Chicago:

  • 18 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
College/University in North Chicago:

  • FINCH UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCE-CHICAGO MED SCH (Full-time enrollment: 1,302; Location: 3333 GREEN BAY RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.finchcms.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Chicago:

  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 13 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; EVANSTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 23 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,945)
Public high school in North Chicago:

  • NORTH CHICAGO COMMUNITY HIGH SCH (Students: 914; Location: 1717-17TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in North Chicago:

  • NEAL MATH SCIENCE ACADEMY (Students: 634; Location: 1905 ARGONNE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 1210 ADAMS; Grades: KG – 05)
  • A J KATZENMAIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 1829 KENNEDY DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GREENBAY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 2100 GREENBAY RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 1812 MORROW AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MARJORIE P HART ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 1110-18TH STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NOVAK-KING SIXTH GRADE CENTER (Students: 328; Location: 1500 KEMBLE; Grades: 06 – 06)
  • HOWARD A YEAGER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 1811 MORROW AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
Private primary/middle schools in North Chicago:

  • HARPERS KINDERGARTEN AND DAY (Students: 70; Location: 1233/1235 VICTORIA ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PAUL K KENNEDY CHILD CARE CNT (Students: 31; Location: V.A. MEDICAL CENTER BLDG 48; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in North Chicago:

  • NORTH CHICAGO P.L. (Operating income: $453,943; Location: 2100 ARGONNE DRIVE; 58,294 books; 2,103 audio materials; 1,298 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)

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