Crystal Lake McHenry County, Illinois

Crystal Lake: City located in McHenry County, Illinois, USA

Crystal Lake locator map
Location of Crystal Lake on Illinois map.


Crystal Lake is a city located in the county of McHenry in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 40,743 and a population density of 786 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 39,642 inhabitants.

The city was created 107 years ago in 1914.

Crystal Lake  IL Downtown1 image
Crystal Lake IL Downtown1
Crystal Lake  IL Downtown1 image


Crystal Lake is located at 42°14'28"N 88°18'58"W (42.2411300, -88.3162000).

Crystal Lake map

Crystal Lake Quick Facts

Population : 39,642 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : McHenry County
Area : 51.85 km2
Altitude : 942 feet / 287 meters
Establishment : September 09, 1914 (107 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:31:00 (16th October 2021)
Postal code : 60012
Density : 765 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.78% (2010-2020)


According to census records, the population of Crystal Lake decreased by 2.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 40,743 - census
2011 40,618 -0.31% estimation process
2012 40,469 -0.37% estimation process
2013 40,375 -0.23% estimation process
2014 40,439 0.16% estimation process
2015 40,332 -0.27% estimation process
2016 40,118 -0.53% estimation process
2017 40,069 -0.12% estimation process
2018 39,993 -0.19% estimation process
2019 39,829 -0.41% estimation process
2020 39,642 -0.47% estimation process

Crystal Lake zip code is 60012. County name: McHenry, County fips: 17111

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People born in Crystal Lake (24)

People born in Crystal Lake, including singer Jim Verraros, screenwriter, playwright, actor, and director Todd Alcott, musician Jason Adasiewicz, you can see a list of people who born in Crystal Lake.

  • Megon McDonough (American musician) she was born in 01/01/1955
  • Charlie Behan (American football player (1920-1945)) he was born in 04/08/1920
  • George W. Lindberg (United States federal judge) he was born in 21/06/1932
  • Jeff Curran (American martial artist) he was born in 02/09/1977
  • John Bock (American football player) he was born in 11/02/1971
  • Paul Lekics (American soccer player-coach) he was born in 05/03/1974
  • Scott Mathis (American ice hockey player) he was born in 21/04/1988
  • Jennifer A. Golbeck (American computer scientist) she was born in 16/12/1976
  • John Delbert Van Allen (American businessman) he was born in 05/10/1850
  • James Immekus (American actor)
  • Bob Warn (American baseball coach)
  • Taylor Brauneis (American volleyball player) she was born in 05/09/1991
  • Haley Moore (American golfer (1998-)) she was born in 25/11/1998
  • Erin Johnson (American volleyball player) she was born in 27/12/1990
  • Fahn Cooper (American-football player (1993-)) he was born in 30/04/1993
  • Connor Sadzeck (American professional baseball pitcher) he was born in 01/10/1991
  • Nick Martini (baseball player (1990-)) he was born in 27/06/1990
  • Chris Streveler (American football quarterback) he was born in 06/01/1995

Schools in Crystal Lake

College & universities near Crystal Lake, IL

Code Name City ZIP
144795 Cosmetology & Spa Academy Crystal Lake (IL) 60014
145099 First Institute of Travel Inc. Crystal Lake (IL) 60014
147004 McHenry County College Crystal Lake (IL) 60012-2761
462309 J Renee College Elgin (IL) 60123
146339 Judson University Elgin (IL) 60123-1498

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Crystal Lake, IL

Code Name Address Type
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL
NPV Naperville 105 E. Fourth Ave. RAIL
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
LAG La Grange Road 25 West Burlington St. RAIL
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS

Post offices near Crystal Lake

Post Office Name City ZIP
Crystal Lak Post Office Crystal Lake (IL) 60014
Cary Post Office Cary (IL) 60013
Algonquin Post Office Algonquin (IL) 60102
Algonquin Ea Post Office Algonquin (IL) 60102
Fox River Grov Post Office Fox River Grove (IL) 60021

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in McHenry County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McHenry County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Algonquin 30,730 Village in Illinois
Lake in the Hills 28,345 Village in Illinois
Huntley 27,256 Village in McHenry and Kane counties, Illinois, United States
McHenry 27,100 City in Illinois
Cary 17,929 Village in Illinois, United States
Harvard 8,979 Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Chemung 8,702 Township in McHenry County, Illinois
Marengo 7,377 City in McHenry County, Illinois, United States
Johnsburg 6,310 Village in United States of America
Lakemoor 5,912 City in Illinois, United States of America
Spring Grove 5,679 City in Houston County, Minnesota, United States
Fox River Grove 4,518 City in United States of America
Lawrence 4,380 Township in Lawrence County, Illinois
Wonder Lake 3,837 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Pistakee Highlands 3,454 Census designated place
Coral 3,416 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Crystal Lake distances to largest Illinois cities