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Poplar Grove, IL
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Living in Poplar Grove



Poplar Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,107 people and two associated neighborhoods, Poplar Grove is the 341st largest community in Illinois. Poplar Grove has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Poplar Grove, where the median household income is $91,023.00.

Poplar Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Poplar Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Poplar Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Poplar Grove is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Poplar Grove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The population of Poplar Grove is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.84% of adults in Poplar Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Poplar Grove in 2022 was $38,790, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,160 for a family of four. However, Poplar Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Poplar Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Poplar Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Poplar Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Poplar Grove include German, Swedish, English, Polish, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Poplar Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.


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