Lake Catherine, Illinois

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Coordinates: 42°29′2″N 88°7′27″W / 42.48389°N 88.12417°W / 42.48389; -88.12417
Lake Catherine
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Coordinates 42°29′2″N 88°7′27″W / 42.48389°N 88.12417°W / 42.48389; -88.12417
Area 1.5 sq mi (4 km2)
 - land 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 1,379 (2010)
Density 919 / sq mi (355 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location of Lake Catherine within Illinois
Location of Lake Catherine within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Lake Catherine, Illinois

Lake Catherine is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,379 at the 2010 census.[1]


Lake Catherine is located at 42°29′2″N 88°7′27″W / 42.48389°N 88.12417°W / 42.48389; -88.12417 (42.483969, -88.124172).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (30.97%) is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,490 people, 594 households, and 418 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,400.3 people per square mile (542.7/km²). There were 733 housing units at an average density of 688.9/sq mi (267.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.72% White, 0.81% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.34% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.28% of the population.

There were 594 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 106.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $56,970, and the median income for a family was $61,607. Males had a median income of $47,000 versus $35,076 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,401. About 7.6% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.