Grundy County IL Information


Grundy County Subdivisions

Grundy County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,257
Population in Households 52,003
Population in Familes 44,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 254
Population Density1 125
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 19,090
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 13,708
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,032 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,058 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,705 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $186,758
Average Home Value $212,764


Median Household Income $66,586
Average Household Income $81,037
Per Capita Income $29,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.65%
Households 0.46% 0.5%
Families 0.33% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Grundy County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grundy County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 72nd
Population Density1 # 22 79th
Diversity Index2 # 31 71st
Median Household Income # 8 93rd
Per Capita Income # 13 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.