Grayslake is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 21,121 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Grayslake is the 117th largest community in Illinois.
Grayslake real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Grayslake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Grayslake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Grayslake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.33% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Grayslake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.80 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Grayslake, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Grayslake is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.68% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Grayslake in 2018 was $50,354, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,416 for a family of four.
Grayslake is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Grayslake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grayslake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grayslake include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Grayslake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.