Grayslake, Illinois 

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Population

21,168

+2.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$87,967

Median Home Price

$220,200

Best Places to Live in Grayslake, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Grayslake, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Grayslake
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Grayslake is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Grayslake jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Grayslake's cost of living is 1.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Grayslake's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Grayslake, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Lake county voted Democratic in the three most recent Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Grayslake's population is 21,168 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Grayslake is $220,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Grayslake public schools spend $12,369 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Grayslake. More Education



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Reviews for Grayslake   3 Reviews
Property tax - 9/12/2014
Property tax is one of the highest in the nation a $220000 home will cost you $10980 in taxes annually as of 9/2014 This information can be verified on the... Read More

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Humid in summer, cold in winter - 7/28/2011
Grayslake weather is very difficult to enjoy outdoor activities. In summer, it is SO humid and hot and full of mosquitos that you cannot enjoy a beautiful summer night.... Read More

Property Taxes are high - 1/9/2010
3% of home value annually/ A $300,000 home will cost you 10K in annual property taxes. Where does it all... Read More


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