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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Grundy County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,947

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,130

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 416

Renter-occupied housing units : 368

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,005

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,262

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,338

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,653


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Grundy County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,799

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,361

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,510

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,059

Householder 60 to 64 years : 723

Householder 65 to 74 years : 885

Householder 75 years and over : 209

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 163

Householder 35 to 44 years : 172

Householder 45 to 54 years : 625

Householder 55 to 59 years : 389

Householder 60 to 64 years : 560

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,142

Householder 75 years and over : 1,109


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Grundy County, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 188

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 340

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 389

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 645

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 381

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 200

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 364

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 363

50.0 percent or more : 1,236

Not computed : 307


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Grundy County, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later : $310,700

Built 2000 to 2009 : $213,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $213,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $185,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $174,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $182,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $139,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $135,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $153,700


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Grundy County, Illinois: 72.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Grundy County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 153 153 $21,884,815
  Two Family 12 24 $2,349,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $520,000
  Five or More Family 2 14 $380,000
  Total

169 199 $25,133,815
2000        
  Single Family 155 155 $24,073,809
  Two Family 12 24 $2,332,000
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $985,000
  Five or More Family 1 9 $360,000
  Total

171 200 $27,750,809
2001        
  Single Family 173 173 $26,633,497
  Two Family 4 8 $774,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $166,000
  Five or More Family 6 38 $2,575,000
  Total

184 222 $30,148,497
2002        
  Single Family 228 228 $36,814,714
  Two Family 5 10 $1,137,000
  Three and Four Family 4 15 $986,170
  Five or More Family 3 30 $2,095,000
  Total

240 283 $41,032,884
2003        
  Single Family 735 735 $119,727,512
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 36 $2,480,000
  Total

739 771 $122,207,512
2004        
  Single Family 821 821 $150,055,246
  Two Family 5 10 $1,220,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 12 $800,000
  Total

827 843 $152,075,246
2005        
  Single Family 525 525 $101,036,860
  Two Family 2 4 $565,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

527 529 $101,601,860
2006        
  Single Family 342 342 $66,124,844
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 36 $2,750,688
  Total

345 378 $68,875,532


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Grundy County, IL): $51,719
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Grundy County): $125,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Grundy County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 75.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.8%
Electricity: 14.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Grundy County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 10.24%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 75.59%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 14.17%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Grundy County): $602
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Grundy County): $866


(updated 2010)



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