Grant Park, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Grant Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Grant Park had a population of 1,330 as of July 1, 2018. 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 41.2411 and longitude -87.6461 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grant Park: Grant, Grantpark.

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


Total Population 1,330
Population in Households 1,322
Population in Familes 1,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 390
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $58,962
Average Household Income $78,181
Per Capita Income $30,923


Total Housing Units 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 395 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $172,710
Average Home Value $189,684


Total Households 521
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 375
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 -0.01% -0.18%
Households 0.21% -0.12%
Families 0.06% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

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, 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 # 614 55th
Population Density # 1144 16th
Diversity Index # 442 68th
Median Household Income # 525 62nd
Per Capita Income # 452 67th

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