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Gages Lake, Illinois


Gages Lake, Illinois

Gages Lake
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Township Warren
Elevation 774 ft (235.9 m)
Area 3.3 sq mi (8.55 km2)
 - land 3.1 sq mi (8 km2)
 - water 0.2 sq mi (1 km2), 6.06%
Population 10,198 (2010)
Density 3,090.3 / sq mi (1,193.2 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location of Gages Lake within Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States

Gages Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Warren Township, Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 10,198 at the 2010 census.[2]


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


Gages Lake is located at (42.3520277, -87.9829260).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), of which 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (6.65%) is water.


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 10,415 people, 3,725 households, and 2,793 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,374.0 people per square mile (1,301.4/km²). There were 3,829 housing units at an average density of 1,240.4/sq mi (478.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.93% White, 2.02% African American, 0.27% Native American, 3.12% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.42% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.19% of the population.

There were 3,725 households out of which 43.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $71,750, and the median income for a family was $79,395. Males had a median income of $56,320 versus $37,790 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,391. About 1.4% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Gages Lake Census Designated Place, Illinois".  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)".  
  4. ^ Census area returned as Gages Lake-Wildwood in 1970.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder".  
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