|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gurnee is 30,521. Gurnee, Illinois is the 1,293rd largest city in the US.
Gurnee is located entirely in Lake County.
The peak population of Gurnee was in 2010, when its population was 31,295. In 2010, Gurnee was the 1,144th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,293rd largest city in the US. Gurnee is currently 2.5% smaller than it was in 2010.
Gurnee has grown 5.4% since the 2000. Gurnee, Illinois's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Gurnee has a population density of 2,318.7 people per square mile.
|1229||Elk Grove Village||32,066||-7.7%|
|1350||Lake in the Hills||28,945||20.2%|
|1288||La Verne, California||30,680||-3.2%|
|1289||Sanford, North Carolina||30,678||30.7%|
|1290||Bowling Green, Ohio||30,677||3.4%|
|1295||Middletown, New York||30,452||20.0%|
|1296||North Tonawanda, New York||30,409||-8.3%|
|1297||Miami Lakes, Florida||30,388||34.0%|
The total voting age population of Gurnee, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 22,552. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.7% of the residents of Gurnee are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gurnee are 72.7% White, 11.6% Asian, 7.9% Black, 3.9% Two or more races, 3.2% Other and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 14.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gurnee, 5.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.8%. On a per-household basis, 3.8% of families are below the poverty line in Gurnee.
Among those aged 16 and older, 73.1% of Gurnee residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.2% of Gurnee residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 50.6% have a bachelor's degree and 20.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gurnee residents aged 5 and older, 22.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 5.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gurnee is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gurnee, 13.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gurnee is $96,104.
In Gurnee, 68.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.2% of housing units in Gurnee.
Of all the housing units in Gurnee, 2.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Gurnee, 12.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gurnee is $1,210.
In Gurnee, 90.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.