Grayslake, IL

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Population

21,168

0.546% growth

Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$86,861

4.8% growth

Poverty Rate

7.49%


Number of Employees

11,665

0.943% growth

Median Property Value

$220,700

3.32% growth

About

In 2017, Grayslake, IL had a population of 21.2k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $86,861. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Grayslake, IL grew from 21,053 to 21,168, a 0.546% increase and its median household income grew from $82,881 to $86,861, a 4.8% increase.

The population of Grayslake, IL is 74.3% White Alone, 11.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.87% Asian Alone. 18.6% of the people in Grayslake, IL speak a non-English language, and 94.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grayslake, IL are College of Lake County (3,377 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Grayslake, IL is $220,700, and the homeownership rate is 69.8%. Most people in Grayslake, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Grayslake, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Grayslake, IL employs 11.7k people. The largest industries in Grayslake, IL are Retail Trade (1,589 people), Manufacturing (1,519 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,425 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($125,682), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($95,069), and Finance & Insurance ($88,350).

Median household income in Grayslake, IL is $86,861. Males in Grayslake, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Grayslake, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$86,861

2017 value

± $6,620

4.8%

1 Year Growth

± 8.86%

Households in Grayslake, IL have a median annual income of $86,861, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $82,881 in 2016, which represents a 4.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Grayslake, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Grayslake, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grayslake, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8611.07

  2. Census Tract 8611.08

  3. Census Tract 8616.09

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grayslake, IL was Census Tract 8611.07 with a value of $100,086, followed by Census Tract 8611.08 and Census Tract 8616.09, with respective values of $88,306 and $83,807.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grayslake, IL (1.58k out of 21.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,225 ± 273

  2. Hispanic

    525 ± 189

  3. Asian

    122 ± 119

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grayslake, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

11.7k

2017 Value

± 709

0.943%

1 Year growth

± 8.91%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grayslake, IL grew at a rate of 0.943%, from 11.6k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grayslake, IL, are Management Occupations (1,720 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,710 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,503 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grayslake, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grayslake, IL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,720 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,710 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,503 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Grayslake, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.53 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.48 times), and Management Occupations (1.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grayslake, IL, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($102,535), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($88,797), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($88,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.7k

2017 Value

± 709

0.943%

1 Year growth

± 8.91%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grayslake, IL grew at a rate of 0.943%, from 11.6k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grayslake, IL, are Retail Trade (1,589 people), Manufacturing (1,519 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,425 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grayslake, IL, though some of these residents may live in Grayslake, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Grayslake, IL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,589 people), Manufacturing (1,519 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,425 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Grayslake, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.62 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (2.69 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grayslake, IL, by median earnings, are Information ($125,682), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($95,069), and Finance & Insurance ($88,350).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $66.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.6% of the population of Grayslake, IL has health coverage, with 70% on employee plans, 7.65% on Medicaid, 6.44% on Medicare, 9.57% on non-group plans, and 1.97% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Grayslake, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Grayslake, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1240 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.39%

Uninsured

70%

Employer Coverage

7.65%

Medicaid

6.44%

Medicare

9.57%

Non-Group

1.97%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grayslake, IL declined by 26.1% from 5.93% to 4.39%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grayslake, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Grayslake, IL is home to a population of 21.2k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 12.2% of Grayslake, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Grayslake, IL is composed of 15.7k White Alone residents (74.3%), 2.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (11.3%), 1.67k Asian Alone residents (7.87%), 724 Black or African American Alone residents (3.42%), 597 Two or More Races residents (2.82%), 57 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.269%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Grayslake, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,930 speakers), Korean (209 speakers), and Urdu (206 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Grayslake, IL was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Grayslake, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Grayslake, IL residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

12.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

12.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 12.2% of Grayslake, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grayslake, IL was 12.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Grayslake, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Grayslake, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

94.7%

2017 Citizenship

93%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.7% of Grayslake, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Grayslake, IL was 93%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    15.7k ± 592

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.4k ± 487

  3. Asian Alone

    1.67k ± 421

In 2017, there were 6.55 times more White Alone residents (15.7k people) in Grayslake, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.4k Hispanic or Latino and 1.67k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Grayslake, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,930 speakers (9.81%)

  2. Korean

    209 speakers (1.06%)

  3. Urdu

    206 speakers (1.05%)

18.6% of Grayslake, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Grayslake, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 9.81% of the overall population of Grayslake, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.06% speak Korean and 1.05% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    358 ± 139

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    271 ± 121

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    111 ± 70

Grayslake, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Grayslake, IL awarded 3,377 degrees. The student population of Grayslake, IL is skewed towards women, with 6,683 male students and 8,085 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grayslake, IL are White (1,783 and 53.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (961 and 28.7%), Black or African American (183 and 5.46%), and Unknown (178 and 5.31%).

The largest universities in Grayslake, IL by number of degrees awarded are College of Lake County (3,377 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Grayslake, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (864 and 25.6%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (557 and 16.5%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (285 and 8.44%).

The median tuition costs in Grayslake, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Grayslake, IL was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 557 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Grayslake, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

3,377 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Grayslake, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Lake County with 3,377 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,624

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,753

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,624 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grayslake, IL, which is 0.926 times less than the 1,753 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Grayslake, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,783 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    961 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    183 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Grayslake, IL were to White students. These 1,783 degrees mean that there were 1.86 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 961 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grayslake, IL was $220,700 in 2017, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $213,600 to $220,700, a 3.32% increase. The homeownership rate in Grayslake, IL is 69.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Grayslake, IL have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Grayslake, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$86,861

Median Household Income

± $6,620

7.78k

Number of Households

± 544

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.78k households in Grayslake, IL grew to $86,861 from the previous year's value of $82,881.

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Housing

Property Value

$220,700

2017 Median

± $7,952

$213,600

2016 Median

± $8,337

In 2017, the median property value in Grayslake, IL grew to to $220,700 from the previous year's value of $213,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grayslake, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grayslake, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Grayslake, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grayslake, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.8%

2017 Homeownership

69.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.8% of the housing units in Grayslake, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Grayslake, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grayslake, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grayslake, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grayslake, IL have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.77% of the workforce in Grayslake, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    8.32%

  3. Public Transit

    4.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Grayslake, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Public Transit.

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