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Grant Park is a village in Kankakee County, in the Kankakee-Bradley metro area.

The latitude of Grant Park is 41.241N. The longitude is -87.646W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,454.


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Median household income
Local
$52,153
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grant Park demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· East Sumner
· Grafton Park
· Judson
· Yellowhead
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

31% of Grant Park residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grant Park ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grant Park was $22,403, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Grant Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Grant Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $460.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,097.


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Libraries in Grant Park include Grant Park Public Library ... View libraries

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Kankakee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grant Park political report.

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The average commute time for Grant Park workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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