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    Resident Population Data

    DescriptionData
    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 CountyIllinoisNation
    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

    Labor Force and Unemployment Rate 2022

    CountyLabor ForceEmployedUnemployment Rate March 2022Unemployment Rate March 2021
    Grundy26,15225,0794.1%5.9%
    Kankakee52,58749,4166.0%7.7%
    Kendall72,18069,8403.2%5.1%
    La Salle52,55049,5735.7%7.4%
    Livingston15,39014,7074.4%4.8%
    Will367,790352,4604.2%6.3%
    State of Illinois6,458,1106,155,6234.7%6.7%

    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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