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Grant Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Grant Park had a population of 1,377 as of July 1, 2016. Grant Park ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grant Park is located at latitude 41.2427 and longitude -87.6358 in Kankakee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Grant Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Kankakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Village of Grant Park (GNIS ID: 2398191) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Grant Park is located within Township of Yellowhead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kankakee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grant Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grant Park: Grant, Grantpark.

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Grant Park, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,377
Population in Households 1,369
Population in Familes 1,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 404
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 387
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $165,126
Average Home Value $180,799


Median Household Income $56,421
Average Household Income $69,658
Per Capita Income $27,348
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.09%
Households 0.71% 0.15%
Families 0.59% 0.05%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Grant Park, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grant Park to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 614 55th
Population Density1 # 1138 17th
Diversity Index2 # 452 67th
Median Household Income # 514 63rd
Per Capita Income # 533 61st

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