Lake County, 37 miles N of the Loop. The village of Gurnee hugs the banks of the Des Plaines River,
just west of the port city of Waukegan. Prior to 1835 the area offered the Potawatomis a convenient ford in
the river as well as portage access between the Great Lakes and the continental interior via the Mississippi River system.
Gurnee is home to Gurnee Mills, one of the largest shopping malls in the United States, and Six Flags Great America, a large amusement park.
Gurnee Population (year 2000): 28,834.
Gurnee Estimated population in July 2005: 30,772 (+6.7% change)
Males: 13,972 (48.5%), Females: 14,862 (51.5%)
Gurnee Zip code: 60031
Gurnee Median resident age: 34.2 years
Gurnee Median household income: $75,742 (year 2000)
Gurnee Median house value: $199,000 (year 2000)
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Quick Links for Gurnee
Village of Gurnee Home Page
Six Flags Great America
Warren Township High School