Lake of the Woods demographics profile

StatisticLake of the WoodsIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,54222291
Median age41.237.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%
Lake of the Woods, IL has a population of 2,687 and is the 9,391st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,542 per sq mi which is 594% higher than the Illinois average and 1602% higher than the national average. The median age in Lake of the Woods is 41 which is approximately 10% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Lake of the Woods, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 74% of Lake of the Woods residents were born in Illinois, 25% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lake of the Woods is 594% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Lake of the Woods is 10% higher than Illinois.
  • In Lake of the Woods 98.51% of the population is White.
  • In Lake of the Woods 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lake of the Woods 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Lake of the Woods population breakdown by race

RaceLake of the WoodsIllinoisNational
Black or African American0.00%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.49%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
In Lake of the Woods, 2.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lake of the Woods, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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