Gurnee, Illinois Population 2019

Gurnee, Illinois's estimated population is 30,576 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Gurnee, Illinois is the 63rd largest city in Illinois based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2265.58 people/mi² (874.74 people/km²).

The overall median age is 38.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.71 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Gurnee, Illinois is $90,548, while the mean household income is $110,200.

Gurnee Il Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gurnee Il was:

  • White: 74.80%
  • Asian: 11.29%
  • Black or African American: 6.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.92%
  • Other race: 2.78%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Gurnee, Illinois?

30,576
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201830,576-161-0.52%
201730,737-163-0.53%
201630,900-82-0.26%
201530,982-156-0.50%
201431,138-33-0.11%
201331,171380.12%
201231,133-54-0.17%
201131,187-64-0.20%
201031,2512,4170.81%
200028,83415,1337.72%
199013,7016,5226.68%
19807,1794,44110.12%
19702,7380.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,165
Asian3,496
Black or African American2,088
Two or More Races1,214
Some Other Race862
American Indian and Alaska Native146

Gurnee Il Population Pyramid 2019

Gurnee Il Median Age

38.9


Total

36.8


Male

40.9


Female

Gurnee Il Adults

There are 23,376 adults, (3,558 of whom are seniors) in Gurnee Il.

Gurnee Il Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gurnee Il Sex Ratio

Female

15,975

51.58%

Male

14,996

48.42%

Gurnee Il Households and Families

Gurnee Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gurnee Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All71.6%28.4%
Male60.5%39.5%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family53%47%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4172.7171.6
Married6,6303.3684.6
Non Family3,3141.2253
Female1,0583.1553.3
Male4153.160.5

3.27

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gurnee Il Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4492.22%
9th to 12th Grade6463.19%
High School Graduate3,37716.68%
Some College3,86919.11%
Associates Degree1,5597.70%
Bachelors Degree6,42931.75%
Graduate Degree3,92019.36%

Gurnee Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,94213,4847,623
Asian2,3692,2601,566
Hispanic2,2101,762563
Black1,3191,239440
Other Race54843694
Multiple Races416416194
Native American11211246

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,254$68,042$41,978
Less Than High School$31,528$36,417$23,333
High School Grad$30,822$38,150$26,948
Some College$47,409$59,241$38,454
Bachelors Degree$68,648$83,259$53,723
Graduate Degree$91,103$112,463$65,234

$54,254

Average Earnings

$68,042

Average Male

$41,978

Average Female

Gurnee Il Language

Gurnee Il Language by Age

Gurnee Il Language

77.50% of Gurnee Il residents speak only English, while 22.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.29% of the population.

Gurnee Il Poverty

Gurnee Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,0198694.34%
Black2,08822610.82%
Hispanic4,2502215.20%
Asian3,4961805.15%
Multiple1,21416713.76%
Other850101.18%

5.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.27%

Male Poverty Rate

5.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gurnee Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gurnee Il is Multiple, with 13.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gurnee Il is Other, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.27%.

Name Poverty
High School12.59%
Some College4.46%
Less Than High School4.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.87%
Male Unemployed20.05%
Male Employed3.54%
Female Employed2.75%

Gurnee Il Income

Gurnee Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,548$110,200
Families$105,616$128,051
Married Families$121,250-
Non Families$49,811$63,273

Gurnee Il Marital Status

Gurnee Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gurnee Il Married by Age and Sex

Gurnee Il Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gurnee Il Marital Status by Race

Gurnee Il Veterans

1,379

Number of Veterans

1,211

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam440
First Gulf War303
Second Gulf War198
Korea128
World War II32

Gurnee Il Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1276.37%
Black1287.87%
Hispanic873.25%
Asian632.41%
2 or More346.27%
Indian2217.19%
Other50.79%

Gurnee Il Veterans by Education

2.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gurnee Il Employment Status

72.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Gurnee Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.93%

Born in Illinois

84.67%

Native Born

15.33%

Foreign Born

5.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.67% of Gurnee Il residents were born in the United States, with 59.93% having been born in Illinois. 5.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.