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: Great Lakes, IL, Grandwood Park, IL, Winthrop Harbor, IL, Green Oaks, IL, Mettawa, IL, Third Lake, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, Wadsworth, IL, Gages Lake, IL, Park City, IL, Lindenhurst, IL, Russell, IL, Old Mill Creek, IL, Libertyville, IL, Zion, IL, Lake Forest, IL, Beach Park, IL, Oak Grove, IL, Waukegan, IL, North Chicago, IL, Mundelein, IL, Grayslake, 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%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (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: Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Northwestern University, University of Illinois, DePaul 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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