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Encyclopedia > Grayslake, Illinois
Grayslake's Fire Station, Historical Society (formerly Grayslake's First Village Hall), and Water Tower. Seen in the background is the smokestack for the former Grayslake Gelatin Factory.
Grayslake's Fire Station, Historical Society (formerly Grayslake's First Village Hall), and Water Tower. Seen in the background is the smokestack for the former Grayslake Gelatin Factory.

Grayslake is a village in Lake County, in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of a special census conducted in 2003, the village population was 20,330. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3072x2304, 668 KB) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3072x2304, 668 KB) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 0 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...


The Village of Grayslake is also home to the College of Lake County and the Lake County Fairgrounds. College of Lake County is a two-year community college in Grayslake, Illinois. ...

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Geography

Grayslake is located at 42°20′54″N, 88°1′57″W (42.348271, -88.032428)GR1. The village is located in the Chicago metropolitan area, approximately 64 km (40 mi) north of Chicago’s downtown, approximately 22 km (14 mi) west of Lake Michigan, and approximately 24 km (15 mi) south of the Wisconsin border. Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Metropolitan area in Western Tokyo as seen from Tokyo Tower A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or... The Loop is what locals call the historical center of downtown Chicago. ... Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the only one in the group located entirely within the United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked...


Grayslake is located in central Lake County. Neighboring communities include Libertyville, Mundelein, Round Lake Park, Lake Villa, Lindenhurst, and Gurnee. For other places named Libertyville, see Libertyville (disambiguation) Libertyville Village Hall Libertyville is a suburb of Chicago in Lake County, Illinois, United States. ... Mundelein is a village located in Lake County, Illinois, in the United States. ... Round Lake Park is a village located in Lake County, Illinois. ... Lake Villa is a village located in Lake County, Illinois. ... Lindenhurst is a village located in Lake County, Illinois. ... Gurnee Mills entrance The center of Gurnee, with Gurnee Mills to the northwest and Six Flags to the southeast. ...


Grayslake is also located in the Avon Township of Lake County with a small portion in the Fremont Township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 24.7 km² (9.6 mi²). 24.3 km² (9.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (1.68%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 18,506 people, 6,503 households, and 4,948 families residing in the village. The population density was 760.1/km² (1,969.2/mi²). There were 6,642 housing units at an average density of 272.8/km² (706.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 91.00% White, 1.58% African American, 0.19% Native American, 4.23% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.70% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.97% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 6,503 households out of which 48.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.31. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 40.4% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $73,143, and the median income for a family was $81,503. Males had a median income of $60,857 versus $37,839 for females. The per capita income for the village was $28,898. About 2.4% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


People

The members of the band Chevelle are Grayslake natives. For information about the car of this name, see Chevrolet Chevelle. ...


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Welcome to Grayslake, Illinois (298 words)
The Village of Grayslake, established in 1895, is located in central Lake County, approximately forty (40) miles north of the Chicago business “Loop” and fourteen (14) miles west of Lake Michigan.
This is a 10% increase from the 2000 census total of 18,506 residents, and a 175% increase from the 1990 census figure of 7,388 residents.
Grayslake’s corporate boundaries encompass approximately 12 square miles of land that consists of commercial, residential and community development.
Grayslake, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (496 words)
Grayslake is a village in Lake County, in the U.S. state of Illinois.
The Village of Grayslake is also home to the College of Lake County and the Lake County Fairgrounds.
Grayslake is also located in the Avon Township of Lake County with a small portion in the Fremont Township.
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