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Grant Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Grant Park had a population of 1,361 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grant Park: Grant, Grantpark.

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Grant Park, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,361
Daytime Population: Workers 714
Daytime Population: Residents 622
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,336
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 1,353
Population in Familes 1,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 399
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $59,246
Average Household Income $73,427
Per Capita Income $29,101


Total Housing Units 573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 384 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $169,017
Average Home Value $184,530


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 385
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% -0.1%
Households 0.56% 0.0%
Families 0.44% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 2017 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 # 613 55th
Population Density # 1137 17th
Diversity Index # 445 68th
Median Household Income # 457 67th
Per Capita Income # 490 64th

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