Gurnee, IL

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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 Q1 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Gurnee Housing Market Information

With 30,767 people, 11,417 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $302,970, 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 60.79% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Gurnee include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 21.42%), row houses and other attached homes ( 13.96%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.76%).

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 71.55% of Gurnee's homes, and 57.29% 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 ( 12.16%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 9.23%). There's also some housing in Gurnee built before 1939 ( 2.99%).

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 -0.49%, 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 3.51%, 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 0.39%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 1.58%.

Relative to Illinois, our data show that Gurnee's latest annual appreciation rate is higher 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


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,140,000 0.2
$855,001 - $1,140,000 0.5
$570,001 - $855,000 4.8
$456,001 - $570,000 5.8
$342,001 - $456,000 16.6
$228,001 - $342,000 42.8
$114,001 - $228,000 22.9
$57,001 - $114,000 4.9
$0 - $57,000 1.6

Very High for IL
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
19.0248175182482 11.5189873417722

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Gurnee Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
16.60% 0.80%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,584 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 71.55
Renters 28.45
Vacant 3.08

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 12.2
1970 - 1999 75.6
1940 - 1969 9.2
1939 or Older 3.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 60.8
Townhomes 14.0
Small Apt. Buildings 3.8
Apt. Complexes 21.4
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.26
1 Bedroom 10.03
2 Bedrooms 25.42
3 Bedrooms 25.73
4 Bedrooms 31.56
5 or more bedrooms 5.00