Grandwood Park, Illinois
Motto(s): 
"Lake County's Best Kept Secret"[1]
Grandwood Park is located in Illinois
Grandwood Park
Grandwood Park
Location in Illinois
Grandwood Park is located in the United States
Grandwood Park
Grandwood Park
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°23′33.02″N 87°59′12″W / 42.3925056°N 87.98667°W / 42.3925056; -87.98667Coordinates: 42°23′33.02″N 87°59′12″W / 42.3925056°N 87.98667°W / 42.3925056; -87.98667
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLake
TownshipWarren
Area
 • Total1.47 sq mi (3.80 km2)
 • Land1.45 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total5,297
 • Density3,658.15/sq mi (1,412.45/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
60031 (Gurnee)
Area codes224, 847
FIPS code17-30900
[3]

Grandwood Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Warren Township, Lake County, Illinois, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 5,297.[4]

Geography

The community is in north-central Lake County, in the northwestern part of Warren Township. It is bordered to the north by the village of Old Mill Creek, to the west by Lindenhurst, and to the south and east by Gurnee. U.S. Route 45 runs along the west side of the CDP, leading south 9 miles (14 km) to Mundelein and north 12 miles (19 km) to Bristol, Wisconsin. Illinois Route 132 forms the southern boundary of the CDP; it leads east 4 miles (6 km) to Gurnee and northwest 3 miles (5 km) to Lindenhurst. Exit 8 on Interstate 94 is 2 miles (3 km) east of Grandwood Park on Route 132, 44 miles (71 km) north of downtown Chicago.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Grandwood Park CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 1.22%, are water.[5] Grandwood Lake is a small impoundment on Mill Creek in the center of the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
20004,521
20105,20215.1%
20205,2971.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2010[7] 2020[8]

2020 census

Grandwood Park CDP, Illinois – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[7] Pop 2020[8] % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 3,668 3,196 70.51% 60.34%
Black or African American alone (NH) 283 366 5.44% 6.91%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 1 3 0.02% 0.06%
Asian alone (NH) 584 635 11.23% 11.99%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 1 0 0.02% 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 15 40 0.29% 0.76%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 102 233 1.96% 4.40%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 548 824 10.53% 15.56%
Total 5,202 5,297 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

2000 Census

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 4,521 people, 1,572 households, and 1,229 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,798.3 people per square mile (1,077.5/km2). There were 1,602 housing units at an average density of 991.6/sq mi (381.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.86% White, 4.14% African American, 0.11% Native American, 4.49% Asian, 2.10% from other races, and 2.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.57% of the population.

There were 1,572 households, out of which 46.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 32.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 36.8% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 5.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $71,674, and the median income for a family was $78,624. Males had a median income of $57,961 versus $34,471 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $30,912. About 3.3% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

Grandwood Park is served by the Warren-Newport Public Library District.

References

  1. ^ "Grandwood Park Park District". Retrieved December 23, 2019.
  2. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grandwood Park Census Designated Place
  4. ^ "Grandwood Park CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 15, 2022.
  5. ^ "U.S. Gazetteer Files: 2019: Places: Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved December 23, 2019.
  6. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  7. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE – 2010: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) – Grandwood Park CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  8. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE – 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) – Grandwood Park CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.