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Apartments for Rent in Waukegan, IL
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    2330 Samson Way, Waukegan, IL 60087
    1 BED $1,310+
    2 BEDS $1,400+
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    805 Baldwin Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085
    Studio $914+
    1 BED $1,023+
    2 BEDS $1,050+
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    1947 West Eagle Ridge Drive, Waukegan, IL 60087
    Studio $1,105
    1 BED $1,285
    2 BEDS $1,355+
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    2805 W Glen Flora, Waukegan, IL 60085
    1 BED $1,065+
    2 BEDS $1,385
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    1610 Sunset Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60087
    Studio $900+
    1 BED $1,020+
    2 BEDS $1,175
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    2620 N. Delany Road, Waukegan, IL 60087
    1 BED $1,100
    2 BEDS $1,100
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    444 N Sheridan, Waukegan, IL 60085
    4 BEDS $2,400
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    838 Prescott Unit 2, Waukegan, IL 60085
    1 BED $725
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    2025 Greystem Cir, Gurnee, IL 60031
    Studio $1,655+
    1 BED $1,523+
    2 BEDS $1,684+
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    3690 Casimir Pulaski Road, Waukegan, IL 60085
    1 BED $976
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    5389 Lezlie Ln, Gurnee, IL 60031
    1 BED $1,684+
    2 BEDS $2,028+
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    1910 Carmel Blvd Unit 1, Zion, IL 60099
    3 BEDS $1,772
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    30011 North Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, IL 60044
    1 BED $1,558+
    2 BEDS $1,846+
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    2671 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099
    1 BED $885
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    6700 Derby Drive, Gurnee, IL 60031
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    1 BED $1,163
    2 BEDS $1,375
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    2325 Lewis Avenue, Zion, IL 60099
    Studio $95
    1 BED $925+
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    115 & 129 Yorktown Ct., Libertyville, IL 60048
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    36090 N Grand Oaks Ct, Gurnee, IL 60031
    1 BED $1,400+
    2 BEDS $1,699+
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    601-617 Broadway Street, Libertyville, IL 60048
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    145 Morris Ln, Lake Forest, IL 60045
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    2 BEDS $3,722+
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    622 Park Ave, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
    3 BEDS $1,825
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    705 - 711 S. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048
    1 BED $1,500
    2 BEDS $1,650
    3 BEDS $1,500+
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    580 N. Bank Lane, Lake Forest, IL 60045
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    2 BEDS $2,400
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    720 Brittany Square, Grayslake, IL 60030
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    1 BED $1,150
    2 BEDS $1,050

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Average rent in Waukegan, IL

$1,206/mo Waukegan, IL average rental price, July 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Waukegan, IL is $1,206.

Waukegan, IL apartment rent ranges

About 19% of apartment rents in Waukegan, IL range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 1% of apartments. Around 53% of Waukegan’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 27% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Waukegan, IL rent trends

Getting around in Waukegan, IL

77 /100
Very Walkable
31 /100
Some Transit
50 /100
Walk Score®: 77, Transit Score®: 31, Bike Score®: 50

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Waukegan, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Waukegan, IL were last updated on 9 Dec 2023.

What are the best apartments in Waukegan, IL?

The best apartments in Waukegan, IL are: Northgate Apartments, Imperial Tower Apartments, Reserve at Eagle Ridge, Fox Crest and Harbor Lake.

What is the average rent in Waukegan, IL?

The average rent in Waukegan, IL is $1,206. Start your search for apartments in Waukegan, IL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Waukegan, IL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Waukegan, IL is between $900 and $1,126. View all studio apartments in Waukegan, IL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL is between $725 and $1,480. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Waukegan, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL is between $1,175 and $1,785. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Waukegan, IL is between $1,310 and $1,785. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Waukegan, IL.

What type of rental buildings are in Waukegan, IL?

In Waukegan, 51% of the residents are renting compared to 49% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 14% of Waukegan’s rentals, 67% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 19% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Waukegan, IL?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Waukegan are about 41 years old, on average. Of these, 15% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 4 stories. About 87% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 8% are mid-rises, and 5% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Waukegan, IL?

Rental apartments in Waukegan come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 43% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 49% of all rentals in Waukegan. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Waukegan, IL

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in north-central Illinois, Waukegan is a culturally diverse city with excellent schools, top-notch healthcare facilities and a thriving economy. Surrounded by natural preserves and Lake Michigan, Waukegan is the ideal city for renters who want to take advantage of the affordability of a small city, while also being near big-city amenities. Weather in Waukegan tends to be variable throughout the year. Summers are typically hot and humid, with temperatures reaching the 90s and occasionally exceeding 100°F. In contrast, winters are cold and snowy, with temperatures dipping below freezing at times. This combination of warm and cold weather can lead to various precipitation types throughout the year, including rain showers, thunderstorms and snow flurries.

Renting in Waukegan, IL

Houses and apartments for rent in Waukegan are affordable, so renters can find versatile housing options fit for any budget. Most rental properties in Waukegan are ranch-style multifamily units with one, two, or three bedrooms located in the central and eastern parts of the city. Marquette Highlands, Lake Cogardens, and The Links at Midlane are popular residential neighborhoods that are close to schools, supermarkets and transit options. Note that, when renting in Waukegan, the landlord has to provide and maintain a habitable rental unit. Additionally, renters may be required to provide a security deposit, usually not exceeding one month’s rent. They should also pay rent on time or the landlord may charge a late rent fee. Renters are also typically responsible for paying utilities unless otherwise stated in the lease, and terminating the rental agreement requires 30 days’ notice.

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Shopping in Waukegan, IL

Waukegan is home to multiple shopping options, from large, outdoor malls to smaller, boutique establishments and local artisan shops. One of the most popular shopping spots is the downtown district, where renters can find art galleries, locally owned boutiques and specialty stores. Otherwise, Belvidere Mall, Fountain Square of Waukegan, and Waukegan Plaza are the main shopping areas that mainly feature big-box stores and family-friendly entertainment venues. Meanwhile, renters looking for more extensive shopping opportunities can go to Gurnee Mills, a large shopping mall featuring designer stores and upscale boutiques. Or, Walmart, Walgreens, The Home Depot, Target, Dollar General, Aldi, Marshalls, Save A Lot, and the local Jewel-Osco are the primary grocery and department store chains where renters shop for everyday necessities. There are also several farmers’ markets where renters can shop for fresh, local produce and handcrafted items.

Transportation in Waukegan, IL

Renting in Waukegan means access to several transportation options, including eco-friendly options, ridesharing apps, public transportation and air travel. For instance, a network of bike trails and pedestrian lanes allow renters to get around on foot or on a bike. The city is also home to several roads and highways providing access to Milwaukee, Chicago and surrounding areas. This includes Interstate 94 in the western area; U.S. Highway 41 and State Route 131 in the central part; and State Route 137 in the city’s eastern region. Alternatively, renters can also ride Metra Chicago and Northwestern lines that run from Kenosha to Chicago, as well as PACE buses that have several routes in Lake County. Ridesharing providers Uber and Lyft also operate in and out of the city with on-demand rides. Finally, Chicago O’Hare International Airport and General Mitchell International Airport are also nearby for renters who need to fly in and out of the city.

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