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People

Total Population 1,270
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 14.7%
Employed Population 16+ 665
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,000
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.2%
Median Gross Rent $752
Median House Value $161,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 11.3%

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

Grant Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles S of Hammond, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Kankakee
Standard Zip Codes 60940
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.241
Longitude -87.646

Grant Park 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 LOWELL
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station PARK FOREST
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station WATSEKA 2 NW
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beecher 454 $36,607
Bradley 15,763 $71,098

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

Grant Park Public Libraries

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Grant Park P.l.
107 W. TAYLOR
Grant Park, Illinois
(815) 465-6047

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Grant Park High Schools

GRANT PARK HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 549
815-465-2181
Serves 166 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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