Demographics

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    Resident Population Data

    DescriptionData
    2010 Census Population50,063
    2000 Census Population37,535
    Total Growth12,528
    Percentage Growth33.4%

    Grundy County Economic Snapshot

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    Economic Data

    Grundy CountyIllinoisNation
    Median Household Income$77,350$65,886$53,889
    Mean Household Income$91,384$92,395$75,558
    Per Capita Income$35,208$36,038$28,930
    % of all people below poverty line7.6%12.5%13.4%
    Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes)29.229.225.9

    Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey

    Labor Force and Unemployment Rate 2021

    CountyLabor ForceEmployedUnemployment Rate October 2021Unemployment Rate October 2020
    Grundy24,84923,8084.2%6.1%
    Kankakee52,88950,2305.0%6.5%
    Kendall67,89265,2503.9%6.3%
    La Salle50,50748,2134.5%6.0%
    Livingston15,89615,3323.5%4.5%
    Will350,740334,0604.8%7.5%
    State of Illinois6,263,0015,951,9495.0%7.5%

    Source: IDES

    Race & Ethnicity DATA

    Total Population50,50950,509
    White alone43,70286.5%
    Black or African American alone6111.2%
    American Indian & Alaska Native alone170.0%
    Asian alone4010.8%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander alone170.0%
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4,8779.7%
    Two or more races6681.3%
    Some other race alone2160.4%

    Grundy County Large Employers

    CompanyProducts/ServicesEmployees
    Morris HospitalMedical1350
    Exelon - Dresden StationElectricity Generation900
    D ConstructionConstruction550
    Costco Meat Processing FacilityManufacturing516
    GraingerDistribution Facility450
    Trader Joe'sDistribution Facility450
    CostcoDistribution Facility415
    WalmartRetail350
    LyondellBasellPolymer Resins320
    Jewel-OscoRetail250
    Chicago AerosolManufacturing241
    NFIDistribution Facility218
    Kellogg'sDistribution Facility200
    US Cold StorageDistribution Facility190
    Aux Sable Liquid ProductsNatural Gas Fractionation179
    MenardsRetail140
    Mondelez/RyderDistribution Facility125
    Northfield BlockManufacturing124
    Utility Concrete ProductsManufacturing110
    NouryonSpecialty Chemicals100
    A & R DistributionIntermodal Distribution83
    ALDI, Inc.Distribution Facility75
    Primus ElectronicsDistribution Facility72
    Reichhold ChemicalsManufacturing71
    Sponge CushionManufacturing70
    Ritchie BrothersEquipment Auction67
    BMWDistribution Facility65
    Dibble TruckingTransportation Services55
    Rezin OrthopedicsMedical50
    MetalstampDistribution Facility50

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