Demographic Data & Map


Community Growth

Wauconda has grown steadily to a population of 13,603 according to the 2010 U.S. Census, which represents an increase of 4,155 people since the 2000 Census. Much of this increase is due to development in the northern area of the Village, which continues to realize new home construction.

Wauconda has generally been growing at a similar rate with the surrounding municipalities, and it is projected to have a growth rate of approximately 7% per year to a 2030 population forecast provided by the Northeastern Illinois Planning Council. 

Incorporated Village Fast Facts
  • 2000 census: 9,448
  • 2010 census: 13,603
  • 2020 projection: 14,219