Gurnee Information

Gurnee Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Gurnee, IL

General Gurnee Information

State: Illinois

County: Lake County

Close cities: Oak Grove, IL, Mettawa, IL, Winthrop Harbor, IL, North Chicago, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, Libertyville, IL, Beach Park, IL, Grayslake, IL, Mundelein, IL, Park City, IL, Green Oaks, IL, Zion, IL, Russell, IL, Third Lake, IL, Old Mill Creek, IL, Lake Forest, IL, Gages Lake, IL, Grandwood Park, IL, Waukegan, IL, Great Lakes, IL, Wadsworth, IL, Lindenhurst, IL

Gurnee Population (census data)
Total 30,586 (+5.2% since 2000)
Male 14,820 (48.5%)
Female 15,766 (51.5%)

Population Density: 2,282 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 105.3 (US Avg is 100)

Gurnee Elevation: 680 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1929

Land Area: 13.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $88,025

Zip Codes: 60031.

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Gurnee Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (78.7%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Filipino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Asian Indian (2.1%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (27.1%)
  • Irish (14.4%)
  • Polish (9.2%)
  • Italian (8.6%)
  • English (8.1%)
  • Swedish (3.1%)
Foriegn Born: 3,362 people (11.0%)
  • Asia (54.5%)
  • Europe (28.2%)
  • Latin America (17.3%)

Local Gurnee Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: DePaul University, University of Illinois, Northwestern University, Chicago State University

Gurnee School Information

High Schools
Warren Township High School (34090 Almond Road, Gurnee, IL, 60031 - Warren Township High School District 121 District)
Middle Schools
Woodland Middle School (7000 Washington Street, Gurnee, IL, 60031 - Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50 District)
Elementary Schools
Spaulding Elementary School (2000 Belle Plaine Avenue, Gurnee, IL, 60031 - Gurnee School District 56 District)
Other/Private Schools
Gurnee Grade School (940 Kilbourne Road, Gurnee, IL, 60031 - Gurnee School District 56 District)
O Plaine School (333 N O Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL, 60031 - Gurnee School District 56 District)
Viking School (4460 Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL, 60031 - Gurnee School District 56 District)
Woodland Intermediate School (1115 N Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, IL, 60031 - Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50 District)

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