Grayslake, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Grayslake, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Grayslake had a population of 20,959 as of July 1, 2016. Grayslake ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grayslake is located at latitude 42.3416 and longitude -88.0279 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Grayslake (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 787 feet.

The Village of Grayslake (GNIS ID: 2398198) 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 Grayslake is located within Township of Avon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grayslake 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 Grayslake: Grays Lake, Greyslake.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 20,959
Population in Households 20,928
Population in Familes 18,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 2,124
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,769
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 5,657
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,077 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,693 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 463 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $234,832
Average Home Value $254,645
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $98,013
Average Household Income $115,275
Per Capita Income $42,828
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.01%
Households 0.12% 0.07%
Families 0.06% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Grayslake, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grayslake 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 # 118 91st
Population Density1 # 248 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 212 85th
Median Household Income # 68 95th
Per Capita Income # 79 94th

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