Gurnee, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 28,834. Estimated population in 2021: 30,772 (+6.7% change)
Males: 13,972 (48.5%), Females: 14,862 (51.5%)

Lake County

Zip code: 60031

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

Races in Gurnee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.7%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Filipino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Asian Indian (2.1%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

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

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gurnee

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

For population 15 years and over in Gurnee village

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

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

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

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gurnee:

  • ST THERESE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)
  • VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)
  • CONDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; LIBERTYVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gurnee:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 15 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 29 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 39 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gurnee:

  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; Abbreviation: UGN)
  • CAMPBELL (about 10 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Abbreviation: C81)
  • CAMP LAKE (about 19 miles; CAMP LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: 49C)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gurnee:

  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 8 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 24 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,945)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
Public high school in Gurnee:

  • WARREN TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,627; Location: 34090 ALMOND RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Gurnee:

  • WESTLAKE CHRISTIAN (Students: 201; Location: 940 N KILBOURNE RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gurnee:

  • WOODLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 2,278; Location: 7000 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WOODLAND INTERMEDIATE SCH (Students: 1,582; Location: 1115 N HUNT CLUB RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • VIKING SCHOOL (Students: 736; Location: 4460 GRAND AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SPAULDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 640; Location: 2000 BELLE PLAINE AV; Grades: PK – 02)
  • O PLAINE SCHOOL (Students: 602; Location: 333 N O PLAINE RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • GURNEE GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 940 KILBOURN RD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Gurnee:

  • COUNTRY MEADOWS MONTESSORI SCH (Students: 249; Location: 6151 WASHINGTON; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF LAKE C (Students: 30; Location: 36448 N FULLER RD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Gurnee:

  • WARREN-NEWPORT P.L.D. (Operating income: $3,699,701; Location: 244 N. O’PLAINE ROAD; 175,990 books; 11,896 audio materials; 9,653 video materials; 383 serial subscriptions)

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