Grundy County is located in northeast Illinois. The County Seat is Morris and the largest city is Morris. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.grundyco.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 50,425 and the 2010 census population was 50,063. The land area is 418.04 square miles and there are 119.8 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 1.5% is Black or African American, 8.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 91.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $182,200, there are 18,082 households, an average of 2.75 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,725, the median household income is $64,541, and 9% of the persons in Grundy County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,673. Retail sales (in $1000) were $522,618, and sales per capita were $11,097. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33.3%.
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