Spring Grove, IL
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Spring Grove profile

Living in Spring Grove

Spring Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,511 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Spring Grove is the 324th largest community in Illinois.

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

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spring Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spring Grove is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Grove who work in office and administrative support (17.36%), teaching (11.91%), and sales jobs (11.80%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.35% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Spring Grove is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Spring 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, Spring Grove’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Spring Grove is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Spring Grove, the average commute to work is 34.25 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Spring 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: 39.47% of adults in Spring Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Spring Grove in 2018 was $50,235, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,940 for a family of four.

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

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