Grayslake, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 20,957 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 
Males: 10,435  (49.8%)
Females: 10,522  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60060, 60073.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $90,312 (it was $73,143 in 2000)
Grayslake:

$90,312
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,822 (it was $28,898 in 2000)

Grayslake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $230,532 (it was $192,900 in 2000)
Grayslake:

$230,532
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $365,345; detached houses: $400,106; townhouses or other attached units: $212,502; in 2-unit structures: $191,852; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,239; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $249,004; mobile homes: $35,157

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,163.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grayslake: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.5%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grayslake, IL (2010)
    • 16,57879.1%White alone
    • 1,8538.8%Hispanic
    • 1,4066.7%Asian alone
    • 6673.2%Black alone
    • 3811.8%Two or more races
    • 350.2%American Indian alone
    • 340.2%Other race alone
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Grayslake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Grayslake, Illinois as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grayslake is 1,755 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Grayslake by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(34.2)
5
(23.7)
10
(46.8)
6
(27.7)
6
(27.6)
4
(18.4)
4
(19.0)
9
(42.8)
11
(52.0)
4
(18.9)
7
(33.3)
4
(19.1)
5
(24.0)
5
(23.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(24.4)
4
(19.0)
2
(9.4)
5
(23.1)
3
(13.8)
18
(82.6)
16
(76.1)
8
(38.0)
10
(47.3)
4
(18.9)
5
(23.8)
3
(14.3)
7
(33.6)
3
(14.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(68.4)
11
(52.1)
7
(32.7)
14
(64.7)
23
(105.8)
2
(9.2)
7
(33.3)
15
(71.3)
10
(47.3)
18
(85.2)
26
(123.5)
19
(90.8)
10
(48.0)
19
(90.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(210.2)
45
(213.3)
45
(210.4)
66
(305.2)
59
(271.5)
61
(279.9)
73
(347.3)
67
(318.3)
67
(316.9)
34
(160.9)
39
(185.3)
58
(277.3)
28
(134.5)
28
(133.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
264
(1,290)
383
(1,815)
318
(1,487)
374
(1,730)
395
(1,817)
399
(1,831)
317
(1,508)
338
(1,606)
267
(1,263)
225
(1,065)
256
(1,216)
270
(1,291)
174
(835.8)
134
(639.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(34.2)
14
(66.4)
14
(65.5)
6
(27.7)
7
(32.2)
9
(41.3)
9
(42.8)
5
(23.8)
14
(66.2)
13
(61.5)
9
(42.8)
14
(66.9)
6
(28.8)
6
(28.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(24.4)
2
(9.5)
3
(14.0)
3
(13.9)
6
(27.6)
4
(18.4)
1
(4.8)
5
(23.8)
2
(9.5)
5
(23.7)
2
(9.5)
5
(23.9)
2
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)117.5127.9126.2134.9141.7137.4132.8148.3143.396.6123.5114.293.778.8

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City-data.com crime index in Grayslake, IL

Crime rate in Grayslake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 37 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

2.71
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Ancestries: German (12.8%), American (8.4%), Polish (6.7%), Italian (6.2%), Irish (5.2%), European (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 9.40 square miles.

Population density: 2,230 people per square mile   (low).

Grayslake, Illinois map

2,628 residents are foreign born (3.3% Asia, 3.0% Latin America, 2.3% Europe).

This village:

12.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,758 (3.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,327 (3.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukegan, IL (8.9 miles , pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (39.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Third Lake, IL (1.4 miles ),
Hainesville, IL (1.4 miles ),
Gages Lake, IL (1.5 miles ),
Round Lake Park, IL (1.6 miles ),
Round Lake Beach, IL (1.8 miles ),
Round Lake, IL (1.9 miles ),
Venetian Village, IL (1.9 miles ),
Grandwood Park, IL (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.35 N, Longitude: 88.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -826 (-3.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,347 (20.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Grayslake, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grayslake, IL in 2017

Property values in Grayslake, IL

Grayslake satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 89 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $533,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $475,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $111,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Grayslake, IL residents
Average permit cost in Grayslake, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Grayslake, IL
Historical housing units in Grayslake, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +10,706 (+137.3%).
Most common industries in Grayslake, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Chemicals (7.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Chemicals (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Grayslake, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Computer specialists (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)

Average climate in Grayslake, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grayslake, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.4. This is worse than average.

City:

96.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 9.71. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Grayslake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Grayslake village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 9.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grayslake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 269.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 244.1 miles away from Grayslake center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Grayslake center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 268.0 miles away from Grayslake center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 259.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grayslake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Grayslake:

  • INTEGRATED HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES, CORP (34369 N BOBOLINK TRAIL)
  • MERIDIAN HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (100 NORTH ATKINSON, SUITE 107)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Grayslake:

  • CLEARBROOK-WRIGHT HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GURNEE, IL)
  • HILLCREST RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ROUND LAKE BEACH, IL)
  • FMC - NEOMEDICA - ROUND LAKE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; ROUND LAKE, IL)
  • LIBERTYVILLE MANOR EXT CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LIBERTYVILLE, IL)
  • WAUKEGAN ILLINOIS HOSPITAL COMPANY LLC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LINDENHURST, IL)
  • VILLAGE AT VICTORY LAKES, THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LINDENHURST, IL)
  • ADVANCE LIFECARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; GURNEE, IL)

Airports and heliports located in Grayslake:

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College/University in Grayslake:

  • College of Lake County (Full-time enrollment: 11,041; Location: 19351 W Washington St.; Public; Website: WWW.CLCILLINOIS.EDU)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Grayslake:

  • McHenry County College (about 19 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • Harper College (about 19 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 21 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • Oakton Community College (about 22 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 22 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Carthage College (about 22 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 23 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)

Public high schools in Grayslake:

Private high school in Grayslake:

  • WESTLAKE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 189, Location: 275 S LAKE ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grayslake:

Private elementary/middle schools in Grayslake:

  • ST GILBERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 618, Location: 231 E BELVIDERE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • OLD SCHOOL MONTESSORI (Students: 101, Location: 144 COMMERCE DR STE E, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Grayslake

Library in Grayslake:

  • GRAYSLAKE AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,968,401; Location: 100 LIBRARY LANE; 165,830 books; 7,914 e-books; 13,333 audio materials; 12,147 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 3 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 385 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grayslake: Grayslake City Hall (A), Grayslake Fire Protection District Station 2 (B), Grayslake Fire Protection District Station 1 (C), Murphy Ambulance Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grayslake include: Faith Baptist Church (A), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (B), Saint Gilbert's Catholic Church (C), United Protestant Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Avon Centre Cemetery (1), Grayslake Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Grays Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Grayslake include: Central Park (1), Jaycee Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Grayslake Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 164 Hawley Street), American Classic Tours (Tours & Charters; 888 East Belvidere Road).

Hotel: Country Motel (33950 North US Highway 45).

Court: Lake County - Circuit Court Clerk- Traffic Branch Courts- Grayslake (1854 Belvidere Road).

Birthplace of: Joe Loeffler - Bass guitarist, Pete Loeffler - Heavy metal guitarist, Sam Loeffler - Heavy metal drummer, Jim McMillen - Football player.

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grayslake that have no violations reported:

  • THE CHAPEL (147876) (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAMMIES (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE CHAPEL STADIUM BLDG (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHAIN-O-LAKES MHP (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TAZ MAHAL (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

73.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Grayslake (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Grayslake Branch at 957 East Belvidere Road, branch established on 2003/09/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Midwest Bank: Grayslake Main Facility at 530 E. Washington Street, branch established on 1997/07/28. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Grayslake Banking Center Branch at 975 East Belvidere Road, branch established on 2007/05/04. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TCF National Bank: Grayslake Jewel Branch #2320 at 885 E. Belvidere Road, branch established on 2000/08/10. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • State Bank of the Lakes: Grayslake Branch at 50 Commerce Drive, branch established on 1994/08/11. Info updated 2008/05/22: Bank assets: $764.0 mil, Deposits: $585.4 mil, headquarters in Antioch, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Grayslake Branch at 480 West Center Street, branch established on 1999/09/20. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Grayslake Branch at 202 Center Street, branch established on 1959/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Grayslake:

Marital status in Grayslake, IL
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Grayslake:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Grayslake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grayslake, IL (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic211,38029
Evangelical Protestant84,501211
Mainline Protestant36,96776
Other33,82262
Black Protestant7,82416
Orthodox4,6108
None324,358-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 121
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Here:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Here:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 457
Lake County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grayslake:

46.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Grayslake:

28.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grayslake:

9.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grayslake:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grayslake:

31.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Grayslake:

57.6%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Grayslake:

81.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grayslake, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 30$213,970$85,5882$8,575
Other Government Administration 10$74,731$89,6778$6,598
Police - Other 5$21,158$50,7791$652
Financial Administration 4$22,429$67,2870$0
Streets and Highways 4$30,088$90,2640$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,949$39,79611$7,298
Water Supply 3$20,602$82,4080$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$740
Airports 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 59$392,927$79,91723$23,863

Grayslake government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $885,000 ($42.23)
    Regular Highways: $771,000 ($36.79)
    Water Utilities: $766,000 ($36.55)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,859,000 ($231.86)
    Water Utilities: $2,362,000 ($112.71)
    Sewerage: $2,042,000 ($97.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,556,000 ($74.25)
    Regular Highways: $702,000 ($33.50)
    General - Other: $627,000 ($29.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $551,000 ($26.29)
    Central Staff Services: $544,000 ($25.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $491,000 ($23.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $237,000 ($11.31)
    Parking Facilities: $149,000 ($7.11)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($2.15)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($0.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $6,019,000 ($287.21)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,011,000 ($48.24)
    Benefit Payments: $268,000 ($12.79)
    Withdrawals: $38,000 ($1.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,706,000 ($81.40)
    Police Protection: $83,000 ($3.96)
    Parking Facilities: $40,000 ($1.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,615,000 ($267.93)

Grayslake government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,566,000 ($122.44)
    Sewerage: $2,489,000 ($118.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $494,000 ($23.57)
    Parking Facilities: $186,000 ($8.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $413,000 ($19.71)
    Local Employee Contribution: $277,000 ($13.22)
    From Other Governments: $19,000 ($0.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $124,000 ($5.92)
    Other: $108,000 ($5.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $684,000 ($32.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,353,000 ($112.28)
    Fines and Forfeits: $150,000 ($7.16)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($2.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,626,000 ($125.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,746,000 ($178.75)
    Highways: $623,000 ($29.73)
    Other: $306,000 ($14.60)
  • Tax - Property: $2,351,000 ($112.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,085,000 ($51.77)
    Other License: $914,000 ($43.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $777,000 ($37.08)

Grayslake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,144,000 ($197.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,950,000 ($999.67)

5.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($93,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,821 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.23% ($95,396 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($58,505)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($49,104)


6.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,764 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.82% ($87,721 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.47% ($70,624)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.36% ($57,683)
Businesses in Grayslake, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Jewel-Osco1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Circle K1Subway1
Comfort Suites1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS4
Dunkin Donuts1Walgreens2
FedEx2YMCA1
H&R Block1

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.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

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)
  • 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.)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count

Grayslake fatal accident list:

May 10, 2016 01:07 PM, Sr-83 (Baron Blvd), Sr-120 (Belvidere Rd), Lat: 42.336603, Lon: -88.031808, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 2010 06:43 PM, Sr-83, Lat: 42.306258, Lon: -88.028997, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 13, 2007 06:27 AM, Sr-83, Sr-120, Lat: 42.336594, Lon: -88.031822, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 2005 04:20 PM, Sr-83, Lat: 42.372800, Lon: -88.052990, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.9mTotal length
  • 4,850Total average daily traffic
  • 145Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,113Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grayslake)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Grayslake, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grayslake)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Grayslake)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED66$189,23376$171,335616$187,54314$124,1491$236,42018$147,7633$185,337
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$169,9348$181,08855$186,9703$49,3770$01$67,4900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$175,3246$150,318147$198,6529$71,7440$09$157,0500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$168,3326$199,248103$198,0251$137,9400$02$210,0950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$184,4701$173,76032$210,7420$00$02$150,8200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8611.04 , 8611.05, 8611.06, 8612.02, 8616.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$205,85922$217,1630$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$179,13610$190,5711$191,980
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$162,6707$210,2531$122,830
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$332,5001$258,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$256,1500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8611.04 , 8611.05, 8611.06, 8612.02, 8616.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grayslake, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grayslake, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 100. The highest number of fires - 145 took place in 2003, and the least - 62 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Grayslake, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.1%), and Outside Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grayslake, IL
    • 96857.1%Structure Fires
    • 54532.2%Outside Fires
    • 1529.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 291.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grayslake, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grayslake, IL
  • 95.0%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grayslake, IL
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Coal or coke


Grayslake compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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 above state average.
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