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Population (year 2000): 18,506. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,099 (+14.0% change)
Males: 9,073 (49.0%), Females: 9,433 (51.0%)

Lake County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $73,143 (year 2000)
Median house value: $192,900 (year 2000)

Grayslake, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Grayslake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (31.4%), Irish (16.9%), Polish (10.8%), Italian (10.2%), English (9.2%), United States (4.1%).

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Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 9.4 square miles

Grayslake,

For population 25 years and over in Grayslake

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grayslake village

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

8.4% Foreign born (3.7% Asia, 2.2% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +10,706 (+137.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Waukegan, (11.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (42.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake, IL (2.1 miles Third IL (2.5 miles Hainesville, Lake, IL (3.0 miles Gages Lake Park, IL (3.2 miles Round Village, IL (3.7 miles Venetian Lake Beach, IL Round (4.1 miles Park, IL (4.3 miles Grandwood Lake, IL Round (4.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 324 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1997: 316 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1998: 160 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 1999: 270 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2000: 237 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2001: 327 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2002: 176 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2003: 125 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2004: 156 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2005: 99 buildings, average cost: $133,100

Latitude: 42.35 N, Longitude: 88.03 W


Grayslake, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Retail trade (10.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,963 (-16.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,475 (15.2%)


 

Crime in Grayslake by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 3 3 2 3
    per 100,000 10.8 16.2 16.2 10.8 16.2
Robberies 3 0 6 1 6
    per 100,000 16.2 0.0 32.4 5.4 32.4
Assaults 14 19 13 21 13
    per 100,000 75.7 102.7 70.2 113.5 70.2
Burglaries 58 64 42 25 42
    per 100,000 313.4 345.8 227.0 135.1 227.0
Thefts 319 307 310 363 310
    per 100,000 1723.8 1658.9 1675.1 1961.5 1675.1
Auto thefts 16 16 14 18 14
    per 100,000 86.5 86.5 75.7 97.3 75.7
122.1 124.5 119.2 124.3 119.2


Average climate in Grayslake, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grayslake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Grayslake city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Grayslake:
  • CONDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; LIBERTYVILLE, IL)
  • ST THERESE MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)
  • VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grayslake:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 19 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 28 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 42 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grayslake:
  • CAMPBELL (about 4 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; ID: C81)
  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; ID: UGN)
  • CAMP LAKE (about 16 miles; CAMP LAKE, WI; ID: 49C)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 7 $25,915 $44,425 2 $1,777
Police - Other 14 $43,138 $36,975 1 $298
Police Protection - Officers 30 $146,863 $58,745 3 $4,660
Other Government Administration 12 $62,107 $62,107 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $18,456 $55,368 0 $0
Totals for Government 67 $296,479 $53,100 6 $6,735


College/University in Grayslake:
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (Full-time enrollment: 6,973; Location: 19351 W WASHINGTON ST.; Public; Website: WWW.CLC.CC.IL.US)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Grayslake:
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 17 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 21 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 29 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
Public high school in Grayslake:
  • GRAYSLAKE COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,057; Location: 400 N LAKE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Grayslake:
  • FREDERICK SCHOOL (Students: 872; Location: 595 FREDERICK RD; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • GRAYSLAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 779; Location: 440 N BARRON BLVD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MEADOWVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 291 LEXINGTON LN; Grades: KG - 04)
  • WOODVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 340 ALLEGHANY; Grades: KG - 04)
  • PRAIRIE CROSSING CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 1571 JONES POINT RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LAKE CO AREA VOC CTR (Location: 10525 W WASHINGTON; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Grayslake:
  • ST GILBERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 650; Location: 231 EAST BELVIDERE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHILDREN'S CORNER MONTESSORI (Students: 134; Location: 998 PROGRESS DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • OLD SCHOOL MONTESSORI (Students: 134; Location: 144 COMMERCE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LIVING WATERS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 525 ATKINSON RD; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Grayslake:
  • GRAYSLAKE AREA P.L.D. (Operating income: $2,026,922; Location: 100 LIBRARY LANE; 116,286 books; 6,054 audio materials; 5,474 video materials; 374 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Grayslake City Hall (A).

Churches in Grayslake include: Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (A), Faith Baptist Church (B), United Protestant Church (C), Saint Gilbert's Catholic Church (D).

Cemeteries: Avon Centre Cemetery (1), Grayslake Cemetery (2).

Lake: Grays Lake (A).

Parks in Grayslake include: Jaycee Park (1), Central Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Grayslake compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Grayslake:
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grayslake:
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • W206AI (89.1 FM; LAKE VILLA, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Grayslake:
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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