Gardner, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Gardner, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Gardner had a population of 1,544 as of July 1, 2018. Gardner 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 Gardner is located at latitude 41.1945 and longitude -88.3115 in Grundy County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gardner (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Grundy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

The Village of Gardner (GNIS ID: 2398944) 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 Gardner is located within Township of Garfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grundy County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gardner: Gardiner.

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Gardner, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,544
Population in Households 1,544
Population in Familes 1,274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 532
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $64,726
Average Household Income $73,530
Per Capita Income $28,747


Total Housing Units 677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 437 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $135,366
Average Home Value $145,929


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 419
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.66% 0.7%
Households 0.81% 0.78%
Families 0.72% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Gardner, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gardner to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 574 58th
Population Density # 1063 22nd
Diversity Index # 407 70th
Median Household Income # 370 73rd
Per Capita Income # 593 57th

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