Gurnee, Illinois 

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Population

30,971

-0.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$85,141

Median Home Price

$236,800

Best Places to Live in Gurnee, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Gurnee, 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

Local Listings in Gurnee
 $345,000 
823 Adderly Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 3291 SqFt
 $474,000 
17832 W Pond Ridge Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3580 SqFt
 $189,900 
36409 N Fuller Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1008 SqFt

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

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gurnee is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gurnee jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gurnee's cost of living is 0.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gurnee's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Gurnee, 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
Gurnee's population is 30,971 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gurnee is $236,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Gurnee public schools spend $12,601 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Gurnee. More Education


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Reviews for Gurnee   2 Reviews
Run. Run as fast and as far away as possible. - 3/13/2011
We moved here four years ago from Evanston, IL and I have to say it's been the worst experience of my life. The people here are closed minded, rude, homophobic, racist.... Read More

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Gurnee, IL - Very glad to have moved here. - 3/8/2007
Gurnee is a relatively new community. Incorporated in 1927, it remained a primarily rural, small town until the 1970's. It was at about this time that the growth and... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN GURNEE
$345,000
823 Adderly Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$474,000
17832 W Pond Ridge Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$189,900
36409 N Fuller Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$304,000
5215 Grand Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$399,500
263 Concord Sq
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$400,000
328 South Fork Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$464,000
34939 N Oak Knoll Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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