Wonder Lake, McHenry County, Illinois

Wonder Lake: Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

About

Wonder Lake is a city located in the county of McHenry in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,026 and a population density of 678 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,837 inhabitants.

The city was created 49 years ago in 1973.

Quick Facts about Wonder Lake

Population : 3,837 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : McHenry County
Area : 5.94 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1974 (49 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:24:59 (8th February 2023)
Postal code : 60097
Density : 646 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.93% (2010-2020)
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Location of Wonder Lake on Illinois map.
McHenry County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Wonder Lake Highlighted locator map image
McHenry County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Wonder Lake Highlighted
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Geography

Wonder Lake is located at 42°23'7"N 88°20'50"W (42.3853000, -88.3473100).

Wonder Lake map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wonder Lake decreased by 4.93% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,026 - census
2011 4,019 -0.17% estimation process
2012 4,001 -0.45% estimation process
2013 3,971 -0.76% estimation process
2014 3,952 -0.48% estimation process
2015 3,937 -0.38% estimation process
2016 3,912 -0.64% estimation process
2017 3,905 -0.18% estimation process
2018 3,894 -0.28% estimation process
2019 3,882 -0.31% estimation process
2020 3,837 -1.17% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 18,324
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,996
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 14.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 18,915
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,994
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.8%
People over 65 (%) : 29.3%
Female persons, % : 51.1%
White only, percent : 63.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 32.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.2%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 58.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,257
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,468

Wonder Lake zip code is 60097. County name: McHenry, County fips: 17111

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,468
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $210,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,535
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $494
2015-2019 median gross rent : $727
Permits for construction, 2020 : 243
2015-2019 Households : 7,132
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 56,746
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 48,214
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 557,639
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 205,956
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,799
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,129
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,818
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 457
2019 total employment : 5,475
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 232,356
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,693
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,673
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 904
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 588
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 426
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,162
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 229
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,301
2010 population per square mile : 41.3
2010 land area in square miles : 387.44
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 12,605
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $124,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,184
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $425
2015-2019 median gross rent : $677
Permits for construction, 2020 : 83
2015-2019 Households : 11,259
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 64,194
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 834,127
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 321,245
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,311
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,550
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,074
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 467
2019 total employment : 5,742
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 224,209
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 5.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,201
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,249
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,512
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 626
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 84
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,110
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 360
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,824
2010 population per square mile : 102.0
2010 land area in square miles : 282.17

Schools in Wonder Lake

College & universities near Wonder Lake, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147004 McHenry County College Crystal Lake (IL) 60012-2761

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wonder Lake, IL

Code Name Address Type
SVT Sturtevant station 9900 East Exploration Court RAIL
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS

Post offices near Wonder Lake

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wonder Lak Post Office Wonder Lake (IL) 60097

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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
Pistakee Highlands 3,454 Census designated place
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Distance to Other Cities

Wonder Lake distances to largest Illinois cities