Grayslake demographics profile

StatisticGrayslakeIllinoisNational
Population21,05312,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,93222291
Median age37.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English81%77%79%
Speak Spanish9%13%13%
Grayslake, IL has a population of 21,053 and is the 2,061st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,932 per sq mi which is 769% higher than the Illinois average and 2032% higher than the national average. The median age in Grayslake is 38 which is approximately equal to the Illinois average of 37. In Grayslake, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 61% of Grayslake residents were born in Illinois, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Grayslake is 769% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Grayslake is equal to Illinois.
  • In Grayslake 84.30% of the population is White.
  • In Grayslake 3.23% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Grayslake 7.91% of the population is Asian.

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Grayslake population breakdown by race

RaceGrayslakeIllinoisNational
White84.30%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American3.23%14.30%12.63%
Asian7.91%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.26%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.78%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.52%5.86%4.75%
In Grayslake, 10.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Grayslake, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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