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Demographics

People

Total Population1,242
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+587
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married53.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15%
Median Earnings25+$41,538
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,727

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,464
% Above Poverty Level89.3%
% Below Poverty Level10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.2%
Median Gross Rent$806
Median House Value$140,800

Ancestry

German31.2%
Irish14.7%
Italian13.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.8%
English10.5%
Danishn5.8%
Polish5.7%
Norwegian4.1%
French Except Basque3.3%
Scottish3.3%
Swedish3%
Croatian1%
Czech1%
Hungarian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Arab0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Palestinian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
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Gardner Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grundy County
Standard Zip Codes60424
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.18
Approximate Longitude-88.31

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)

StationDWIGHT
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches
StationGEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationKANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR
Distance22.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Braceville735$73,500
Essex787$71,000
Godley730$65,673
Mazon957$71,818

Gardner Public Schools

Gardner Elem School
598 N Elm St
ZIP: 60424
(815) 237-2313
Primary
Total Enrollment 198
Gardner-south Wilmington Twp H S
500 E Main St
ZIP: 60424
(815) 237-2176
High
Total Enrollment 184
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