Grant Park, IL Population

Population: 1,358. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,557 (+14.7% change)
Males: 660 (48.6%), Females: 698 (51.4%)

Kankakee County

Zip code: 60940

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $52,153
Median house value: $124,900

Races in Grant Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (38.4%), Irish (19.7%), Polish (13.7%), Italian (8.3%), English (6.6%), French (6.3%).

Elevation: 695 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Grant Park

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grant Park village

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +266 (+24.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Grant Park:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grant Park:

  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 30 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 38 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 47 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; Abbreviation: VPZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grant Park:

  • SANGER (about 9 miles; MONEE, IL; Abbreviation: C56)
  • LOWELL (about 11 miles; LOWELL, IN; Abbreviation: C97)
  • LAKE VILLAGE (about 15 miles; LAKE VILLAGE, IN; Abbreviation: C98)
Amtrak stations near Grant Park:

  • 18 miles: KANKAKEE (199 S. EAST AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grant Park:

  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 28 miles; HAMMOND, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,312)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (about 29 miles; GARY, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,208)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-NORTHWEST (about 31 miles; GARY, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,432)
Public high school in Grant Park:

  • GRANT PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: PO BOX 549; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Grant Park:

  • GRANT PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: PO BOX 549; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Grant Park:

  • GRANT PARK LIB. (Operating income: $19,295; Location: 107 W. TAYLOR ST.; 5,455 books; 15 audio materials; 220 video materials; 2 serial subscriptions)

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