Gurnee, IL

31,070 Population
13.5 square miles 2,303.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
2,303.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
45.6%
was 44.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
15.3%
was 16.3%
 
Percent Under 18
25.7%
was 25.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.9%
was 10.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.7
was 4.8
Ranked 10th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
5.1%
was 4.8%
 
Median Household Income
$88,553
was $86,849
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.8
41.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
76.9
was 121.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,225.2
was 4,652.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,865
was 11,826
 
Median Rent
$1,179
was $1,147
 
Total Building Permits
4
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,525
was 11,428
 
Homeownership Rate
70.3%
was 71.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
883.9
was 879.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.0%
was 11.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.7%
was 97.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 98.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.7%
was 94.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
49.8%
was 48.1%
 

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