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Gurnee, IL
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Living in Gurnee



Gurnee is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 30,303 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Gurnee is the 64th largest community in Illinois.

Gurnee real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Gurnee house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Gurnee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.58% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Gurnee. 53.38% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Gurnee in 2018 was $50,422, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,688 for a family of four.

Gurnee is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Gurnee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gurnee residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Gurnee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.36% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gurnee include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

Gurnee also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.36%.

The most common language spoken in Gurnee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.