Population density (sq mi)2,30222891
Median age38.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%44%43%
Speak English78%77%79%
Speak Spanish9%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Gurnee is 910% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Gurnee is 3% higher than Illinois
  • In Gurnee 75.86% of the population is White
  • In Gurnee 7.45% of the population is Black
  • In Gurnee 10.41% of the population is Asian

Compare Gurnee, IL Demographics


      Gurnee population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.28%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.12%2.34%3.06%
      Other race1.88%5.86%4.75%
      In Gurnee, 13.4% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Gurnee age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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