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Grundy County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 50,141 (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: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.1%), Retail trade (16.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Grundy County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 25,089  (50.0%)
Females: 25,052  (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: $69,163 ($51,719 in 1999)

This county:

$69,163
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $802 (lower quartile is $592, upper quartile is $995)
This county:

$802
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $195,462 (it was $125,300 in 2000)
Grundy:

$195,462
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $142,605 - $264,641

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: $1,518
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $611

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 permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,205 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,645 (2.0%)

Grundy County household income distribution in 2013 Grundy County home values distribution in 2013 Grundy County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.1%
Grundy County:

9.1%
Illinois:

13.0%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for other race residents, 1.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.7 years old
(Males: 36.9 years old, Females: 39.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.4 years old, Black residents: 35.3 years old, American Indian residents: 64.8 years old, Asian residents: 36.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 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: 92.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,942 (71.5% naturalized citizens)

Grundy County:

3.9%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 1342010 or later
  • 3752000 to 2009
  • 5451990 to 1999
  • 1571980 to 1989
  • 1861970 to 1979
  • 221Before 1970

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: 14,332
  • One, attached: 2,168
  • Two: 502
  • 3 or 4: 703
  • 5 to 9: 790
  • 10 to 19: 305
  • 20 to 49: 287
  • 50 or more: 433
  • Mobile homes: 868
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Grundy County with a mortgage: 8,886 (194 second mortgage, 782 home equity loan, 37 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,667

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grundy County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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 in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (45%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Macedonia (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grundy County


  • German (18%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • American (8%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • English (4%)

Grundy County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,686 (86.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,115 (5.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 4 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 210 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 73 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 137 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 966 (5.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 50,141
  • In family households: 43,572 (7,110 male householders, 6,212 female householders)
    10,487 spouses, 16,575 children (15,736 natural, 316 adopted, 524 stepchildren), 791 grandchildren, 306 brothers or sisters, 421 parents, 577 other relatives, 1,071 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,194 (2,552 male householders (2,163 living alone)), 2,651 female householders (2,159 living alone)), 988 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 289

Size of family households: 5,531 2-persons, 2,912 3-persons, 2,809 4-persons, 1,395 5-persons, 446 6-persons, 234 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,321 1-person, 851 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

9,251 married couples with children.
2,459 single-parent households (571 men, 1,888 women).

90.8% of residents of Grundy speak English at home.
7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% 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:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Grundy County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 3902014 or later
  • 3282010 to 2013
  • 5,1542000 to 2009
  • 2,8361990 to 1999
  • 1,8801980 to 1989
  • 3,1421970 to 1979
  • 1,6521960 to 1969
  • 1,4931950 to 1959
  • 8951940 to 1949
  • 2,8121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grundy County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grundy County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 41 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1803 rooms
  • 9544 rooms
  • 2,3015 rooms
  • 2,8846 rooms
  • 2,5307 rooms
  • 2,3268 rooms
  • 2,3849+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grundy County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 2091 room
  • 1462 rooms
  • 7183 rooms
  • 1,3134 rooms
  • 1,1715 rooms
  • 6416 rooms
  • 3337 rooms
  • 1748 rooms
  • 2389+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grundy County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grundy County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 4no bedroom
  • 831 bedroom
  • 2,2392 bedrooms
  • 7,2903 bedrooms
  • 3,3474 bedrooms
  • 5965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grundy County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 225no bedroom
  • 9411 bedroom
  • 2,0202 bedrooms
  • 1,3913 bedrooms
  • 2514 bedrooms
  • 1335+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 335no vehicle
  • 2,7281 vehicle
  • 6,0172 vehicles
  • 2,9993 vehicles
  • 1,1864 vehicles
  • 3725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 396no vehicle
  • 2,0971 vehicle
  • 1,9252 vehicles
  • 4743 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles

89.5% 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, 85% lived in Illinois.

Grundy County:

89.5%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 41,515
  • Other state: 6,346
  • Northeast: 635
  • Midwest: 2,659
  • South: 1,924
  • West: 1,143
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grundy County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 29.7%Electricity
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 215
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 108
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 407
Here:

22.3%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Grundy County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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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