Gurnee, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 30,767 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.7%
 
Males: 14,905  (48.4%)
Females: 15,862  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60085.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $94,145 (it was $75,742 in 2000)
Gurnee:

$94,145
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,783 (it was $31,517 in 2000)

Gurnee village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $265,316 (it was $194,800 in 2000)
Gurnee:

$265,316
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $313,915; detached houses: $350,404; townhouses or other attached units: $203,724; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,681; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $72,775

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,229.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gurnee: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.4%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.8% for Black residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.2% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gurnee, IL (2017)
    • 19,55363.2%White alone
    • 4,39014.2%Hispanic
    • 3,73112.1%Asian alone
    • 1,9946.4%Black alone
    • 1,0533.4%Two or more races
    • 1140.4%American Indian alone
    • 1220.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Gurnee, Illinois as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gurnee is 1,243 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Gurnee 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)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(22.8)
11
(35.3)
4
(12.8)
8
(25.7)
8
(25.7)
5
(16.4)
7
(22.3)
5
(15.9)
9
(28.8)
6
(19.2)
7
(22.4)
5
(16.1)
18
(58.2)
17
(55.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(26.1)
17
(54.5)
14
(44.9)
13
(41.7)
14
(44.9)
19
(62.5)
17
(54.2)
8
(25.4)
20
(64.0)
12
(38.4)
5
(16.0)
8
(25.8)
10
(32.4)
14
(45.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(58.6)
13
(41.7)
20
(64.2)
23
(73.8)
15
(48.1)
5
(16.4)
8
(25.5)
14
(44.5)
9
(28.8)
15
(48.0)
11
(35.3)
10
(32.2)
18
(58.2)
13
(42.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
113
(368.0)
86
(275.9)
91
(291.9)
93
(298.4)
82
(263.1)
78
(256.5)
82
(261.2)
103
(327.6)
65
(208.0)
56
(179.1)
74
(237.2)
55
(177.3)
69
(223.3)
53
(172.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,296
(4,220)
1,434
(4,601)
1,224
(3,927)
1,455
(4,668)
1,471
(4,719)
1,258
(4,136)
1,207
(3,845)
1,312
(4,173)
1,368
(4,377)
1,311
(4,192)
1,227
(3,933)
1,183
(3,814)
1,104
(3,573)
1,007
(3,280)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(91.2)
40
(128.3)
33
(105.9)
20
(64.2)
24
(77.0)
15
(49.3)
22
(70.1)
31
(98.6)
21
(67.2)
20
(64.0)
17
(54.5)
31
(100.0)
26
(84.1)
25
(81.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(6.5)
1
(3.2)
6
(19.2)
1
(3.2)
3
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
3
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
1
(3.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)239.6266.5222.6260.5257.0222.5223.3227.0243.0221.8214.5200.1239.7216.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Gurnee, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 96 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (12.3%), Polish (5.6%), English (4.4%), Irish (4.4%), American (4.1%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/21/1929

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,296 people per square mile   (low).

Gurnee, Illinois map

4,830 residents are foreign born (5.5% Asia, 4.1% Latin America, 2.8% Europe).

This village:

15.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,104 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,234 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukegan, IL (3.7 miles , pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (39.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Park City, IL (1.7 miles ),
Grandwood Park, IL (1.7 miles ),
Gages Lake, IL (1.8 miles ),
Waukegan, IL (1.9 miles ),
Third Lake, IL (2.0 miles ),
Old Mill Creek, IL (2.0 miles ),
Wadsworth, IL (2.1 miles ),
Grayslake, IL (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.37 N, Longitude: 87.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,442 (+17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,680 (22.0%)

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

Property values in Gurnee, IL

Gurnee satellite photo by USGS

Gurnee tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 96 buildings, average cost: $341,000
  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $342,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $370,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $349,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $341,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $340,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $340,400
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $340,400
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $338,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $283,900
  • 2017: 47 buildings, average cost: $152,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gurnee, IL residents
Average permit cost in Gurnee, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Gurnee, IL
Historical housing units in Gurnee, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +14,900 (+106.9%).
Most common industries in Gurnee, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Chemicals (9.8%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Chemicals (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Gurnee, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)

Average climate in Gurnee, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Gurnee, 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 95.8. This is worse than average.

City:

95.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 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 2.6 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 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Gurnee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Gurnee village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 13.6 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:

Gurnee-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 271.3 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 245.7 miles away from the city 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 80.4 miles away from the city 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 303.5 miles away from Gurnee 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 269.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 224.2 miles away from Gurnee 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).
Gurnee topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Gurnee:

  • CLEARBROOK-WRIGHT HOME (34377 NORTH ALMOND ROAD)
  • FMC - NEOMEDICA - GURNEE (101 S. GREENLEAF , STE B)
  • ADVANCE LIFECARE HOME HEALTH (1800 NATIONS DR, STE 216)
  • LAKE FOREST HOSPITAL (36100 BROOKSIDE DRIVE, LL70)
  • PROVENA HOME CARE (222 SOUTH GREENLEAF AVE, SUITE 103)

Heliports located in Gurnee:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gurnee:

  • College of Lake County (about 5 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 17 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • Carthage College (about 19 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 20 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Harper College (about 22 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Oakton Community College (about 22 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • McHenry County College (about 24 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)

Public high school in Gurnee:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gurnee:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gurnee:

  • COUNTRY MEADOWS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 178, Location: 6151 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • GURNEE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 61, Location: 2190 FULLER RD, Grades: PK-7)
  • LIFEPOINTE (Students: 22, Location: 5501 STEARNS SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Gurnee

Library in Gurnee:

  • WARREN-NEWPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $5,428,830; Location: 224 NORTH O'PLAINE ROAD; 220,791 books; 1,376 e-books; 19,060 audio materials; 19,678 video materials; 26 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 387 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gurnee: Lambs Corners (A), Dillys Corners (B), Heather Ridge Golf Course (C), Merit Club Golf Course (D), Grand Tri State Business Park (E), Gurney Mills (F), Gurnee Village Hall (G), Warren - Newport Public Library (H), Gurnee Fire Department Station 2 (I), Gurnee Fire Department Station 1 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Gurnee: ESSENTIAL GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gurnee include: Immanuel Church (A), Village Church of Gurnee (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Warren Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Gurnee include: Pembroke Community Park (1), Prairie Oaks Park (2), Gowe Park (3), Six Flags Great America (4), South Park (5), University Park (6), Woodlawn Park (7), Viking Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Chicago-Gurnee (5550 Grand Avenue) (1), Comfort Inn Gurnee (6080 Gurnee Mills Circle East) (2), El Rancho Motel (36355 North US Highway 41) (3), Baymont Inn & Suites - Chicago/Gurnee (5688 Northridge Dr) (4), Extended Stayamerica (5724 Northrdg Drive) (5), Gurnee Grand Hotel (5520 Route 132) (6), Holiday Inn (6161 Grand Avenue Lbby 1) (7), Comfort Suites (5430 Route 132) (8), Comfort Inn (6080 Gurnee Mills Cir E) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Gurnee Village - Village Hall (325 North Oplaine) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Greg Rallo - Ice hockey player, Kevin Anderson (actor) - Actor.

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 Gurnee and their reported violations in the past:

OTTER LAKE CAMPGROUND (Serves MI, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • POINT PANCAKE HOUSE (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Gurnee in 2010:

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Gurnee in 2000:

  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Gurnee (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Gurnee Branch, Gurnee Mills Mall, Gurnee Dominicks Branch. 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.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Hutchins Branch at 7500 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1991/04/15; Gurnee Branch at 4840 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1958/06/02. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Il Gurnee Walmart Branch at 6590 Grand Avenue, branch established on 2009/08/26. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Gurnee Branch at 6495 Washington Street, branch established on 1994/06/17. 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
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Gurnee Branch at 1313 Delany Road, branch established on 1985/06/10. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • First American Bank: Gurnee Branch at 7005 Grand Avenue, branch established on 2001/10/18. Info updated 2010/01/19: Bank assets: $2,710.6 mil, Deposits: $2,213.4 mil, headquarters in Elk Grove Village, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bank Corporation
  • Norstates Bank: Gurnee Branch at 5384 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1991/03/01. Info updated 2008/09/29: Bank assets: $463.3 mil, Deposits: $399.4 mil, headquarters in Waukegan, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Northern States Financial Corporation
  • Northside Community Bank: at 5101 West Washington Street, branch established on 1997/07/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $378.4 mil, Deposits: $297.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Alikat Investments, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: 6547 Grand Avenue Branch at 6547 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1996/07/26. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Gurnee:

Marital status in Gurnee, IL
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Gurnee:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gurnee, 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
Lake County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

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:
Lake County:

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:
Gurnee:

50.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gurnee:

48.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Gurnee:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gurnee:

20.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gurnee:

10.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gurnee:

33.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gurnee, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 60$533,018$106,6040$0
Firefighters 53$432,946$98,0260$0
Police - Other 29$172,216$71,2626$8,930
Streets and Highways 21$155,731$88,9890$0
Other and Unallocable 12$84,630$84,6301$339
Water Supply 11$63,929$69,7410$0
Financial Administration 6$58,515$117,0302$6,043
Other Government Administration 6$56,263$112,52615$8,191
Fire - Other 4$25,672$77,0160$0
Totals for Government 202$1,582,920$94,03524$23,503

Gurnee government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,657,000 ($411.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,720,000 ($315.92)
    Water Utilities: $6,993,000 ($227.29)
    Central Staff Services: $6,737,000 ($218.97)
    Regular Highways: $5,017,000 ($163.06)
    General - Other: $1,791,000 ($58.21)
    General Public Buildings: $79,000 ($2.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $4,077,000 ($132.51)
    Benefit Payments: $1,973,000 ($64.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $355,000 ($11.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,647,000 ($638.57)

Gurnee government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,879,000 ($93.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $612,000 ($19.89)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $280,000 ($9.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,185,000 ($103.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,034,000 ($66.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $356,000 ($11.57)
    Interest Earnings: $60,000 ($1.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,080,000 ($262.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,042,000 ($521.40)
    Highways: $829,000 ($26.94)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,454,000 ($307.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,432,000 ($274.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,106,000 ($35.95)
    Other License: $979,000 ($31.82)

Gurnee government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,100,000 ($360.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,990,000 ($292.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000 ($68.58)

Gurnee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $8,166,000 ($265.41)
    Total Other Securities: $5,287,000 ($171.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,178,000 ($1078.36)

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 Gurnee, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kohl's1
Aeropostale1La Quinta1
American Eagle Outfitters2La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Bryant1
AutoZone1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Avenue1Long John Silver's1
Bakers1Lowe's1
Bakers Square1Marriott1
Banana Republic1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Bath & Body Works2McDonald's5
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Ben & Jerry's2Menards1
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity1
Blockbuster1Nike7
Burger King1Nissan1
Burlington Coat Factory1OfficeMax1
Caribou Coffee1Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chipotle1Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Cinnabon 1Pac Sun1
Circle K1Panda Express2
Cold Stone Creamery2Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless1Pier 1 Imports1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Deb1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Robin1
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue212
DressBarn2Safeway1
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears2
Econo Lodge1Shoe Carnival1
Express1Skechers USA1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel3
FedEx7Starbucks5
Finish Line1Steak 'n Shake1
Foot Locker1Subway6
Forever 211T-Mobile1
GNC1T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop2Taco Bell1
Gap1Target1
Gymboree1The Athlete's Foot1
H&M1Torrid1
H&R Block1Toys"R"Us2
Hilton1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS9
Honda1Value City Furniture1
Hot Topic1Vans2
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless3
IHOP1Victoria's Secret1
Jamba Juice1Volkswagen1
Jewel-Osco1Vons1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens2
Johnny Rockets2Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's2
Journeys1White Castle1
Justice1

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.)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, 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.)

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)
  • 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
See more detailed statistics of Gurnee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 338ft / 103mTotal length
  • $5,825,000Total costs
  • 1,109,400Total average daily traffic
  • 148,752Total average daily truck traffic
  • 590,191Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gurnee, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 131950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 92000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gurnee, IL
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gurnee)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gurnee, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (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: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gurnee)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gurnee)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 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 ORIGINATED71$205,18899$207,586854$218,15728$124,2885$3,343,63820$189,1236$246,683
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$234,2806$240,30088$228,4074$104,4800$02$129,5050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$189,96817$169,691203$240,90410$136,9380$09$153,8431$138,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$182,91715$213,239140$237,6386$204,1530$04$146,3500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$203,0103$180,79751$232,1982$198,6350$01$64,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8615.05 , 8615.07, 8615.08, 8615.09, 8615.10, 8616.03, 8616.04, 8616.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$253,69421$275,193
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$267,77411$252,477
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$265,170
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$232,8003$250,257
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$228,695

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8615.05 , 8615.07, 8615.08, 8615.09, 8615.10, 8616.03, 8616.04, 8616.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gurnee, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gurnee, 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 fire incidents per year is 90. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 170 took place in 2003, and the least - 59 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Gurnee, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.8%), and Outside Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gurnee, IL
    • 70445.8%Structure Fires
    • 47130.6%Outside Fires
    • 31720.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 452.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gurnee, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gurnee, Illinois:

  • Adventure Inn & Suites, 3740 Grand, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 , Phone: (847) 623-7777, Fax: (847) 623-3606
  • Hampton Inn-gurnee, 5550 Grand Ave, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 , Phone: (847) 662-1100, Fax: (847) 662-2556
  • Sweet Basil Hill Farm, 15937 W Washington, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 , Phone: (847) 244-3333
  • Comfort Inn Gurnee, 6080 Gurnee Mls Blvd E, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 , Phone: (847) 855-8866, Fax: (847) 855-8866
  • Fairfield Inn Gurnee, 6090 Gurnee Mls Circle E, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 , Phone: (847) 855-8868
  • Extended Stay America - Chicago - Gurnee, 5724 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 , Phone: (847) 662-3060, Fax: (847) 662-3317
  • Jail Inn, 3803 Grandview, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 , Phone: (800) 321-5555
  • El Rancho Motel, 36355 N Us Hwy 41, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 , Phone: (847) 623-5237, Fax: (847) 623-5238
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gurnee, Illinois
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gurnee, IL
  • 88.7%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gurnee, IL
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Gurnee compared to Illinois state average:

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