Demographics

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    Resident Population Data

    Description Data
    2020 Census Population52,533
    2010 Census Population50,063
    Total Growth2,470
    Percentage Growth4.9%

    Grundy County Economic Snapshot

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    Economic Data

    Grundy County Illinois Nation
    Median Household Income$75,767$68,428$64,994
    Mean Household Income$90,357$95,115$91,547
    Per Capita Income$35,483$37,306$35,384
    % of all people below poverty line7.1%12.0%12.8%
    Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes)29.129.026.9

    Source: 2016-2020 American Community Survey. Accessed April 2022.

    Labor Force and Unemployment Rate 2022

    County Labor Force Employed Unemployment Rate October 2022 Unemployment Rate October 2021
    Grundy25,87524,8623.9%3.9%
    Kankakee52,37749,6085.3%5.2%
    Kendall71,51269,0913.4%3.6%
    La Salle51,73249,3454.6%4.4%
    Livingston15,54414,9633.7%3.6%
    Will363,016348,4324.0%4.5%
    State of Illinois6,401,1236,123,9834.3%4.8%

    Source: IDES

    Race & Ethnicity DATA

    Total Population 52,533 100%
    White alone45,10685.9%
    Black or African American alone8651.6%
    American Indian & Alaska Native alone1850.4%
    Asian alone4820.9%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander alone260.04%
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race)5,71210.9%
    Two or more races4,0917.8%
    Some other race alone1,7783.4%

    Grundy County Large Employers

    Company Products/Services Employees
    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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