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    1610 Sunset Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60087
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    805 Baldwin Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085
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    500 Lakehurst Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085
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    • $1,317+
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    1947 West Eagle Ridge Drive, Waukegan, IL 60087
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    2805 W Glen Flora, Waukegan, IL 60085
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    2330 Samson Way, Waukegan, IL 60087
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    1800 Wedgewood Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031
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    2025 Greystem Cir, Gurnee, IL 60031
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    • $1,486+
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    3690 Casimir Pulaski Road, Waukegan, IL 60085
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    5389 Lezlie Ln, Gurnee, IL 60031
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    30011 North Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, IL 60044
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    • $1,683+
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    6700 Derby Drive, Gurnee, IL 60031
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    18400 Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030
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    36090 N Grand Oaks Ct, Gurnee, IL 60031
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    • $1,499+
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    145 Morris Ln, Lake Forest, IL 60045
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    705 - 711 S. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048
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    580 N. Bank Lane, Lake Forest, IL 60045
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    720 Brittany Square, Grayslake, IL 60030
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    • $1,225
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    145 Glen St., Grayslake, IL 60030
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    851 Sanctuary Drive, Lake Villa, IL 60046
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    728 Diamond Lake Road, Mundelein, IL 60060
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    2200 S. Butterfield Rd., Mundelein, IL 60060
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    320 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Lake Villa, IL 60046
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    216 W. Forest Ave. 100, Round Lake, IL 60073
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    695 Westmoreland Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $1,000 and $1,874. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Waukegan, IL.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Waukegan, IL on RentCafe?

There are 6 1 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Waukegan, IL were last updated on 23 Jun 2022.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL?

The average Waukegan, IL 1 bedroom apartment size is 719 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL?

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment comes with more living and storage space compared to a studio apartment.

What are the downsides of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL?

1 bedroom apartments are usually more expensive than studio apartments in terms of rent and utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Waukegan, IL.

Waukegan, IL Demographics

  • Total Population87,157
  • Female 43,514
    Male 43,643
  • Median Age33.1

In total, Waukegan, IL has 87,157 residents, 43,643 women and 43,514 men, per U.S. Census records. The median age of Waukegan’s population is 33.1.

Average Rent in Waukegan, IL

  • Waukegan, IL Average Rental Price, May 2022 $1,095 /mo

The average rent for an apartment in Waukegan, IL is $1,095 per month.

Waukegan, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

A share of 1% of apartments in Waukegan, IL are in the lowest price range of $501-$700. Around 6% of rentals in this city are in the highest price range of $1,501-$2,000. Around 49% of Waukegan’s apartments have monthly rents between $701-$1,000. There are 44% of apartments with rents between $1,001-$1,500.

Waukegan, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 May / 2022
Waukegan, IL $983 $979 $993 $999 $985 $1,016 $1,012 $1,033 $1,068 $1,095
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

The average rent for an apartment in Waukegan, IL is $1,095, whereas the average monthly rent in the U.S. is $1,628.

Waukegan, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households29,822
  • Family 20,264
    Non-family 9,558
  • Children 12,005
    No Children 17,817
  • Average People Per Household2.85
  • Median Household Income$53,778
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$998

Waukegan, IL has 29,822 households. According to the most recent Census data, there are 20,264 family households and 9,558 non-family households in the city. 12,005 Waukegan households have children and 17,817 households do not. The average number of people living in a household in Waukegan, IL is 2.85. The median income in Waukegan is $53,778 per household per year, with $998 spent on housing monthly.

Waukegan, IL Education Statistics

11% of the Waukegan, IL population have no high school education, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 42% of the city’s residents went to high school, 23% completed some college, 7% of the population earned an Associate Degree, 12% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 5% earned a Graduate Degree.

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL

A one bedroom apartment is a versatile home that works perfectly not only for single people, but also for couples or roommates. There is also a wide selection of one bedroom apartments in Waukegan, IL to choose from, so you can snatch your perfect apartment home. An average single bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL is about 871 Sq.Ft., so it’s definitely larger than your average studio, and even though it might cost more, it also brings some extra benefits to the table. You’ll get to enjoy the privacy of a separate bedroom, and if guests come over and your bedroom is a mess, you can just close the door. The average monthly rent is about $1,544, but you can find more affordable 1 bedroom apartments for as little as $864. It’s useful to know that if you’re looking for a cheap apartment, one bedroom efficiency apartments can be a great choice. Even though they are a bit smaller that a regular 1-bedroom unit, they are definitely more affordable, and you still get to enjoy the benefit of having a separate kitchen.

Quick guide to finding cheap furnished one bedroom apartments

If you’re looking for a one bedroom furnished apartment, the smartest way to search is by selecting "Furnished" under the "More" menu tab. Your results will only display properties that offer furnished rentals. In total, there are 65 rental units located in 25 Waukegan, IL properties, and a good percentage of them are furnished. You should know that the monthly rent for these already furnished units is usually bigger, but you’re saving on, well, furniture and decorating costs. These apartments can rent for up to $3,449. In case you’re feeling overwhelmed by the wide selection, we’ll give you a tip. Sort your selection by "Rent", ascending, to see the cheapest rentals listed first. Don’t let that perfect apartment slip! Contact the property to check its availability and you can secure your lease directly on RentCafe.

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