Grayslake, IL

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2022 Population
20,801
0.125% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.6
0.265% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.8%
7.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$110,662
0.625% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$278,600
12.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
11,177
0.685% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Grayslake, IL had a population of 20.8k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $110,662. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Grayslake, IL declined from 20,827 to 20,801, a −0.125% decrease and its median household income grew from $109,975 to $110,662, a 0.625% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grayslake, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.04%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.79%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.69%), and White (Hispanic) (4.62%).

None of the households in Grayslake, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.9% of the residents in Grayslake, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grayslake, IL are College of Lake County (4,149 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Grayslake, IL was $278,600, and the homeownership rate was 74.5%.

Most people in Grayslake, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Grayslake, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Grayslake, IL is home to a population of 20.8k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.4% of Grayslake, IL residents were born outside of the country (2.17k people).

In 2022, there were 7.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.4k people) in Grayslake, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.88k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.9%
2022 Citizenship
94.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.9% of Grayslake, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Grayslake, IL was 94.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grayslake, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.4k ± 913
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.88k ± 672
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.21k ± 366
10.6%
Hispanic Population
2.2k people

In 2022, there were 7.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.4k people) in Grayslake, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.88k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.6% of the people in Grayslake, IL are hispanic (2.2k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.17k people
11.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.42k people

As of 2022, 10.4% of Grayslake, IL residents (2.17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grayslake, IL was 11.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    233 ± 117
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    231 ± 209
  3. Vietnam
    124 ± 76

Grayslake, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Grayslake, IL employs 11.2k people. The largest industries in Grayslake, IL are Manufacturing (1,820 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,467 people), and Educational Services (1,391 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($109,423), Public Administration ($101,406), and Finance & Insurance ($96,944).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.2k
2022 Value
± 783
0.685%
1 Year growth
± 9.63%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grayslake, IL grew at a rate of 0.685%, from 11.1k employees to 11.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grayslake, IL, are Management Occupations (1,520 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,418 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,360 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grayslake, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.2k
2022 Value
± 783
0.685%
1 Year growth
± 9.63%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grayslake, IL grew at a rate of 0.685%, from 11.1k employees to 11.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grayslake, IL, are Manufacturing (1,820 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,467 people), and Educational Services (1,391 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grayslake, IL, though some of these residents may live in Grayslake, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$77,401
Median earning men ± $8,803
$49,609
Median earning women ± $5,708

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($141,500), Public Administration ($126,382), and Manufacturing ($126,296).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($83,000), Wholesale Trade ($69,688), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,982).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Grayslake, IL awarded 4,149 degrees. The student population of Grayslake, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,037 male students and 6,614 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grayslake, IL are White (1,810 and 43.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,540 and 37.4%), Black or African American (234 and 5.68%), and Asian (220 and 5.34%).

The largest universities in Grayslake, IL by number of degrees awarded are College of Lake County (4,149 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Grayslake, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,787 and 43.1%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (300 and 7.23%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (235 and 5.66%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 11,651 students enrolled in Grayslake, IL, 43.2% men and 56.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 5,328 records, of which 60.4% were women and 39.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 890 degrees awarded
  2. 166 degrees awarded
  3. 106 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Grayslake, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 890 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Grayslake, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
4,149 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Lake County with 4,149 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,871 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grayslake, IL, which is 0.821 times less than the 2,278 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,810 degrees mean that there were 1.18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,540 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($9,226) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($616) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,260) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grayslake, IL was $278,600 in 2022, which is 0.988 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $247,900 to $278,600, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Grayslake, IL is 74.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Grayslake, IL have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grayslake, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Grayslake, IL is $110,662. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Grayslake, IL was Census Tract 8611.07 with a value of $160,417, followed by Census Tract 8616.09 and Census Tract 8611.08, with respective values of $138,409 and $122,917.

Property

$278,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,862
$6,011
Median Property Taxes
±$469

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grayslake, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Grayslake, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.5%
Homeownership
2022
55.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.5% of the housing units in Grayslake, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8611.07
  2. Census Tract 8616.09
  3. Census Tract 8611.08

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grayslake, IL was Census Tract 8611.07 with a value of $160,417, followed by Census Tract 8616.09 and Census Tract 8611.08, with respective values of $138,409 and $122,917.

The following map shows all of the places in Grayslake, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$110,662
Median Household Income
± $7,817
8.07k
Number of Households
± 615

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.07k households in Grayslake, IL grew to $110,662 from the previous year's value of $109,975.

The following chart displays the households in Grayslake, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grayslake, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.3%)
  3. Carpooled (9.09%)

In 2022, 71.4% of workers in Grayslake, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.3%) and those who carpooled to work (9.09%).

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Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grayslake, IL have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Grayslake, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grayslake, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grayslake, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grayslake, IL (1.41k out of 20.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grayslake, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Grayslake, IL has health coverage, with 64.2% on employee plans, 7.84% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 0.73% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lake County, IL see 881 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (900 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 835 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 316 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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881 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lake County, IL

Primary care physicians in Lake County, IL see an average of 881 patients per year. This represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (900 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lake County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 41.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.4% were men and 47.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.53%
Uninsured
64.2%
Employer Coverage
7.84%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
0.73%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grayslake, IL grew by 3.78% from 4.36% to 4.53%.

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