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Grayslake is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.

The latitude of Grayslake is 42.344N. The longitude is -88.041W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 784 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,287.


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Median household income
Local
$73,143
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grayslake demographic reports
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Lake County Fair - July 24-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Grayslake web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: College of Lake County
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Grayslake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60048 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Grayslake residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grayslake ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grayslake was $28,898, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

51% of Grayslake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Grayslake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $754.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,723.


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Libraries in Grayslake include Grayslake Area Public Library ... View libraries

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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grayslake political report.

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The average commute time for Grayslake workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Grayslake between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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