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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Lake County, Illinois

Lake County is the farthest north-east county in the U.S. state of Illinois. A 2006 census estimated the population was 713,076. Its county seat is Waukegan, Illinois. According to the 2000 United States Census, Lake County is the 31st richest county by per-capita income. The county is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Its lakefront communities, along with some in Cook County, are part of an area known as the North Shore. Originally part of McHenry County, the townships comprising Lake County were carved out into a separate county in 1839. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Illinois State$243,351 Average House Value (as of 2000)
678,822 Population (as of 2000)$71,360 Average House Income (as of 2000)
742,299 Population (current)485.9 Square Miles of Land
2.2 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)11.7 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
20,662 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$3,883,999,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
328,489 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$15,821,206,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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