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People

Total Population 1,211
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 552
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,688
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.3%
Median Gross Rent $778
Median House Value $137,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.1%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gardner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Grundy
Standard Zip Codes 60424
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.185
Longitude -88.309

Gardner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DWIGHT
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station GEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station KANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Braceville 757 $56,705
Essex 858 $69,583
Godley 752 $63,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Gardner High Schools

GARDNER-SOUTH WILMINGTON TWP H S
PO BOX 257
815-237-2176
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 217 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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