Gurnee, IL Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Gurnee Housing Market Information

With a population of 30,378, 11,432 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $305,498, Gurnee real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Gurnee home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Gurnee, accounting for 59.07% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Gurnee include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.04%), row houses and other attached homes ( 14.31%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.53%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Gurnee. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.44% of Gurnee's homes, and 55.62% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Gurnee built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Gurnee built between 2000 and later ( 12.12%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 8.90%). There's also some housing in Gurnee built before 1939 ( 2.35%).

Gurnee Home Appreciation Rates

Gurnee's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Gurnee during the period has been just 1.30%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Gurnee appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Gurnee's appreciation rate has been 1.80%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Gurnee were at 1.06%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.30%.

Relative to Illinois, our data show that Gurnee's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Illinois.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the village. Individual neighborhoods within Gurnee differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Gurnee - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Gurnee real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$305,498

Gurnee, IL HOME PRICES

> $1,120,000
0.2%
0.2%
$839,001 - $1,120,000
0.5%
0.5%
$560,001 - $839,000
4.2%
4.2%
$448,001 - $560,000
6.6%
6.6%
$336,001 - $448,000
18.4%
18.4%
$224,001 - $336,000
40.4%
40.4%
$112,001 - $224,000
25.1%
25.1%
$56,001 - $112,000
3.5%
3.5%
$0 - $56,000
1.0%
1.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

High for Nation

Very High for IL

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
11,432

Gurnee Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
IL*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
19.72% 0.87%
2
1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$1,857 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
70.4%
70.4%
Renters
29.6%
29.6%
Vacant
3.8%
3.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
12.1%
12.1%
1970 - 1999
76.6%
76.6%
1940 - 1969
8.9%
8.9%
1939 or Older
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
59.1%
59.1%
Townhomes
14.3%
14.3%
Small Apt. Buildings
4.5%
4.5%
Apt. Complexes
22.0%
22.0%
Mobile Homes
0.1%
0.1%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
2.6%
2.6%
1 Bedroom
10.2%
10.2%
2 Bedrooms
26.1%
26.1%
3 Bedrooms
24.9%
24.9%
4 Bedrooms
30.7%
30.7%
5 or more bedrooms
5.4%
5.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES