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Population (year 2000): 28,834. Estimated population in July 2005: 30,772 (+6.7% change)
Males: 13,972 (48.5%), Females: 14,862 (51.5%)

Lake County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $75,742 (year 2000)
Median house value: $199,000 (year 2000)

Gurnee, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Gurnee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.7%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Filipino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Asian Indian (2.1%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (27.1%), Irish (14.4%), Polish (9.2%), Italian (8.6%), English (8.1%), Swedish (3.1%).Illinois

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles

Gurnee,

For population 25 years and over in Gurnee

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gurnee village

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

11.7% Foreign born (6.0% Asia, 3.1% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +14,900 (+106.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Waukegan, (5.0 miles SixFlags.com/Tickets )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (40.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: City, IL Park (3.5 miles Park, IL (3.9 miles Grandwood Lake, IL (4.1 miles Gages IL (4.4 miles Wadsworth, Mill Creek, IL (4.7 miles Old IL Waukegan, (5.0 miles Lake, IL (5.1 miles Third Oaks, IL (6.1 miles Green


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 394 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 1997: 275 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 1998: 317 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 1999: 226 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2000: 150 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2001: 135 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2002: 125 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2005: 71 buildings, average cost: $312,300

Latitude: 42.37 N, Longitude: 87.93 W

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.4%), Educational,health and social services (16.2%), Retail trade (11.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,119 (+7.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,430 (16.3%)

Crime in Gurnee by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 7 8 7 8
    per 100,000 17.3 24.3 27.7 24.3 27.7
Robberies 7 13 13 13 11
    per 100,000 24.3 45.1 45.1 45.1 38.1
Assaults 60 26 35 26 19
    per 100,000 208.1 90.2 121.4 90.2 65.9
Burglaries 114 82 89 82 106
    per 100,000 395.4 284.4 308.7 284.4 367.6
Thefts 1,417 1,251 1,367 1,251 1,397
    per 100,000 4914.3 4338.6 4740.9 4338.6 4845.0
Auto thefts 69 49 55 49 28
    per 100,000 239.3 169.9 190.7 169.9 97.1
299.2 248.3 275.4 248.3 263.0

Average climate in Gurnee, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gurnee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Gurnee city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: ESSENTIAL GROUP INC (SERVICES-OFFICES & CLINICS OF DOCTORS OF MEDICINE).


Hospitals/medical centers near Gurnee:
  • ST THERESE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)
  • VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)
  • CONDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; LIBERTYVILLE, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gurnee:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 15 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 29 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 39 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gurnee:
  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; ID: UGN)
  • CAMPBELL (about 10 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; ID: C81)
  • CAMP LAKE (about 19 miles; CAMP LAKE, WI; ID: 49C)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 13 $62,924 $58,083 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $15,556 $62,224 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $56,951 $68,341 11 $9,784
Police Protection - Officers 58 $328,868 $68,041 0 $0
Police - Other 26 $96,962 $44,751 7 $3,155
Firefighters 40 $244,720 $73,416 9 $4,306
Fire - Other 7 $34,826 $59,701 1 $2,019
Streets and Highways 28 $118,143 $50,632 0 $0
Water Supply 11 $46,310 $50,520 0 $0
Totals for Government 196 $1,005,260 $61,546 28 $19,264
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gurnee:
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 8 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 24 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
Public high school in Gurnee:
  • WARREN TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,627; Location: 34090 ALMOND RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Gurnee:
  • WESTLAKE CHRISTIAN (Students: 201; Location: 940 N KILBOURNE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gurnee:
  • WOODLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 2,278; Location: 7000 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WOODLAND INTERMEDIATE SCH (Students: 1,582; Location: 1115 N HUNT CLUB RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • VIKING SCHOOL (Students: 736; Location: 4460 GRAND AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SPAULDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 640; Location: 2000 BELLE PLAINE AV; Grades: PK - 02)
  • O PLAINE SCHOOL (Students: 602; Location: 333 N O PLAINE RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • GURNEE GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 940 KILBOURN RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Gurnee:
  • COUNTRY MEADOWS MONTESSORI SCH (Students: 249; Location: 6151 WASHINGTON; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF LAKE C (Students: 30; Location: 36448 N FULLER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Gurnee:
  • WARREN-NEWPORT P.L.D. (Operating income: $3,699,701; Location: 244 N. O'PLAINE ROAD; 175,990 books; 11,896 audio materials; 9,653 video materials; 383 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Gurnee: Gurney Mills (A), Lambs Corners (B), Merit Club Golf Course (C), Heather Ridge Golf Course (D), Dillys Corners (E), Grand Tri State Business Park (F), Warren - Newport Public Library (G), Gurnee Village Hall (H).

Church in Gurnee: Village Church of Gurnee (A).

Cemetery: Warren Cemetery (1).

Parks in Gurnee include: Woodlawn Park (1), Pembroke Community Park (2), Prairie Oaks Park (3), Six Flags Great America (4), South Park (5), Gowe Park (6), University Park (7), Viking Park (8).


Gurnee 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 below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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 Gurnee:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
Strongest FM radio stations in Gurnee:
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Gurnee:
  • 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)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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