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Grundy County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2015: 49,994 (76% urban, 24% rural); it was 37,535 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,204
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,726
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,334
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,616 (it was 3,959 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 420 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 119 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grundy County: 101.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.7%), Retail trade (15.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Grundy County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 24,974  (50.0%)
Females: 25,020  (50.0%)
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Grundy County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grundy County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,761 ($51,719 in 1999)

This county:

$69,761
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $823 (lower quartile is $617, upper quartile is $992)
This county:

$823
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $182,852 (it was $125,300 in 2000)
Grundy:

$182,852
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $131,822 - $267,370

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $223,679
Here:

$223,679
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $185,547
Here:

$185,547
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $136,783
Here:

$136,783
State:

$270,571

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $189,615
Here:

$189,615
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $40,034
Here:

$40,034
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,566
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $600

Institutionalized population: 218
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 170 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2001: 199 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2002: 291 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2003: 782 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2004: 875 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2005: 621 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2006: 372 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2007: 156 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2008: 120 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2009: 64 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2011: 60 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2013: 60 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2014: 65 buildings, average cost: $220,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,446 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,697 (2.1%)

Grundy County household income distribution in 2009 Grundy County home values distribution Grundy County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.2%
Grundy County:

8.2%
Illinois:

13.0%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for other race residents, 1.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.8 years old
(Males: 37.2 years old, Females: 39.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.7 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 29.9 years old, Asian residents: 40.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.8 years old, Other race residents: 23.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grundy County is $593 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $777 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $978 a month.

Cities in this county include: Morris, Coal City, Minooka, Gardner, Diamond, Mazon, Braceville, South Wilmington, Carbon Hill, Verona.

Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Arthur County, Nebraska , Buffalo County, Nebraska , Butler County, Nebraska , Hall County, Nebraska , Louisa County, Iowa , McPherson County, Nebraska , Platte County, Nebraska , York County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,710
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,854 (70.1% naturalized citizens)

Grundy County:

3.7%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 116
  • 2000 to 2009: 477
  • 1990 to 1999: 493
  • 1980 to 1989: 157
  • 1970 to 1979: 186
  • Before 1970: 221
Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.7%

Grundy County marital status for males Grundy County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,375
  • One, attached: 2,030
  • Two: 442
  • 3 or 4: 828
  • 5 to 9: 819
  • 10 to 19: 315
  • 20 to 49: 209
  • 50 or more: 431
  • Mobile homes: 844
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 24

Housing units in Grundy County with a mortgage: 9,101 (277 second mortgage, 811 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,595

Here:

69.2% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grundy County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,7004
Evangelical Protestant5,31120
Mainline Protestant4,23016
Other3723
None29,450-
Grundy County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Grundy County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Grundy County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grundy County:

7.4%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.3%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Grundy County:

Average size of farms: 524 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $129,643
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $254.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.24%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $109,517
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.55%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $141,653
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.39
Corn for grain: 100262 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 209 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 92946 harvested acres
Vegetables: 52 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Grundy County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 199.3 miles away from Grundy County 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 174.0 miles away from the county 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 29.6 miles away from the county 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 231.9 miles away from the county 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 197.9 miles away from Grundy County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 188.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 17, 2013 to November 18, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4157: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4157, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to October 05, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1800: October 03, 2008, FEMA Id: 1800, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 20, 2007 to August 31, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1729: September 25, 2007, FEMA Id: 1729, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3161: January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois Flooding, Incident Period: July 17, 1996 to August 07, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1129: July 25, 1996, FEMA Id: 1129, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 23, 1985 to April 05, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-735: March 29, 1985, FEMA Id: 735, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (50%)
  • Macedonia (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • England (4%)
  • Other Northern Europe (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grundy County (%):

  • German (17%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Italian (8%)
  • American (8%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • English (4%)

Grundy County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,367 (86.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,145 (6.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 182 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 68 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 205 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 885 (4.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Grundy County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 288 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Grundy County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 192 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,971.

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.22% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($32,371 average AGI)
1.22% relocated from other states ($8,324 average AGI)
Grundy County:

1.22%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Will County, IL  2.59% ($42,112 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.63% ($40,472)
from La Salle County, IL  0.53% ($34,914)
from DuPage County, IL  0.27% ($43,167)
from Livingston County, IL  0.23% ($36,957)
from Kendall County, IL  0.20% ($33,375)
from Kankakee County, IL  0.18% ($34,257)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.24% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($29,209 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($11,534 average AGI)
Grundy County:

1.73%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Will County, IL  2.33% ($39,127 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.72% ($38,097)
to La Salle County, IL  0.50% ($35,860)
to Livingston County, IL  0.31% ($34,419)
to DuPage County, IL  0.27% ($38,655)
to Kendall County, IL  0.25% ($45,020)
to Kankakee County, IL  0.21% ($38,860)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Grundy County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Grundy County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grundy County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,977 (5,148 aged, 829 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 844 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Grundy County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (496)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (429)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (404)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (206)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (181)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (171)
  • Unspecified dementia (153)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (122)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (117)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (99)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,583
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 202
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,277

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,332
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 728
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 30
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,994
  • In family households: 43,480 (7,257 male householders, 6,078 female householders)
    10,240 spouses, 16,558 children (15,741 natural, 324 adopted, 492 stepchildren), 810 grandchildren, 406 brothers or sisters, 483 parents, 569 other relatives, 1,063 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,113 (2,636 male householders (2,224 living alone)), 2,560 female householders (2,199 living alone)), 914 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 274

Size of family households: 5,338 2-persons, 3,128 3-persons, 2,784 4-persons, 1,363 5-persons, 494 6-persons, 250 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,422 1-person, 742 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

8,844 married couples with children.
2,724 single-parent households (584 men, 2,140 women).

90.9% of residents of Grundy speak English at home.
7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $150,104,000 ($3,655 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,879,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $84,181,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,054,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,037,000
Federal grants: $8,909,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,937,000 ($45,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,986,000 ($355,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,261,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $34,156,000
Federal Government insurance: $83,128,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,783
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,702
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +190
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,118
Here +117 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grundy County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.90 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 479
  • 2010 to 2013: 295
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,274
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,832
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,929
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,180
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,695
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,332
  • 1940 to 1949: 895
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,706
Note: State values scaled to Grundy population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grundy County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 157
  • 4 rooms: 906
  • 5 rooms: 2,589
  • 6 rooms: 2,835
  • 7 rooms: 2,368
  • 8 rooms: 2,320
  • 9+ rooms: 2,545
  • 1 room: 215
  • 2 rooms: 156
  • 3 rooms: 636
  • 4 rooms: 1,396
  • 5 rooms: 1,219
  • 6 rooms: 545
  • 7 rooms: 275
  • 8 rooms: 158
  • 9+ rooms: 194
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grundy County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 83
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,272
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,226
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,442
  • 5+ bedrooms: 700
  • no bedroom: 225
  • 1 bedroom: 960
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,007
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,232
  • 4 bedrooms: 244
  • 5+ bedrooms: 136
Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • no vehicle: 337
  • 1 vehicle: 2,791
  • 2 vehicles: 6,173
  • 3 vehicles: 3,103
  • 4 vehicles: 1,087
  • 5+ vehicles: 333
  • no vehicle: 379
  • 1 vehicle: 2,237
  • 2 vehicles: 1,736
  • 3 vehicles: 440
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 40

89% of Grundy County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 434% lived in Illinois.

Grundy County:

88.9%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 41,243
  • Other state: 6,680
  • Northeast: 683
  • Midwest: 2,807
  • South: 2,046
  • West: 1,166

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grundy County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.6%)
  • Electricity (7.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (63.9%)
  • Electricity (28.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Wood (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 206
Here:

3.4%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

1.8%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 388
Here:

20.4%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Grundy County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $5,010,000
    General - Other: $4,211,000
    Regular Highways: $2,808,000
    Police Protection: $2,580,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,749,000
    Health - Other: $1,436,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,277,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,238,000
    Financial Administration: $503,000
    General Public Buildings: $342,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $239,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,782,000

Grundy County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,156,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $810,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,039,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $626,000
    Interest Earnings: $591,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,678,000
    Highways: $1,106,000
    Public Welfare: $668,000
    All Other: $426,000
    Health and Hospitals: $353,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,703,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $253,000
    Other License: $95,000

Grundy County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,965,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,550,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $415,000

Grundy County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,956,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 311
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 291
  • Number of recipients under 18: 62
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 211
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 38
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 107
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 140
Grundy County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Grundy County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full 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 ORIGINATED234$165,855222$155,0411,629$168,87856$81,78610$652,200109$132,0833$59,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$155,6007$156,286114$171,2724$33,2500$03$138,6672$38,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$181,96238$142,974348$191,03416$34,7500$021$146,66714$25,214
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$146,95221$153,619226$186,23010$75,5001$605,00011$144,0001$37,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$130,8333$192,66791$169,9786$71,5000$01$112,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$192,48331$188,0970$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$204,86720$200,0501$86,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$197,66719$204,2110$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$206,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$147,0003$230,6670$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Grundy County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30975.4 years
Mary25180.4 years
William24174.6 years
James17472.0 years
Robert16771.2 years
George15276.0 years
Joseph15075.2 years
Charles12273.7 years
Helen11380.7 years
Margaret11181.7 years
Most common last names in Grundy County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11279.5 years
Olson8078.7 years
Peterson6577.9 years
Nelson5577.4 years
Smith5473.1 years
Anderson5281.4 years
Thompson5279.3 years
Brown4977.8 years
Larson4077.3 years
Phillips3777.8 years
Businesses in Grundy County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware4Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Burger King1Menards1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Circle K1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen3Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel1
Ford2Subway5
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
IHOP1U-Haul3
Jewel-Osco1UPS9
Jimmy John's2Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1