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Gurnee
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Gurnee is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 30,629. Gurnee is in Lake County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Gurnee offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Gurnee there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Gurnee and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Gurnee are highly rated.

About

About Gurnee...
Population
30,629

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$314,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,535
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Gurnee Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    69.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    144.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,124.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    260.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Gurnee

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$112,633
National
$75,149

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