Waukegan Real Estate Market Overview

Could Waukegan, IL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Waukegan. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Waukegan such as Beach... Park and Zion. When you’re ready, Trulia has 127 resale and new homes in Waukegan lined up for you, including open houses, and 234 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$110,000

Median Sales Price

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$85

Price Per Sqft

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$1,250

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Waukegan show a 45% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Waukegan for Feb 19 to May 18 was $110,000 based on 82 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Waukegan was $85, an increase of 29% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Waukegan for Apr 20 to May 20 was $1,250.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Waukegan can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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141

Counts of Traffic

120

Counts of Assault

95

Counts of Theft


Best Schools in Waukegan

There are 27 schools in Waukegan.

Elementary Schools
5

Andrew Cooke Magnet Elementary School

Public, K - 5

5

Washington Elementary School

Public, K - 5

4

Little Fort Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
3

Robert E Abbott Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

2

Miguel Juarez Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

2

Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
2

Waukegan High School

Public, 9 - 12

N/A

Alternative Optional Edu Center

Public, 7 - 12

N/A

Waukegan H S Ninth Grade Ctr

Public, 9


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Waukegan by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
27%
Single residents
Home owners
58%
Home owners
Median age
31
Median age
Household income
$43,611
Median household income
College educated
18%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Waukegan commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
95% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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