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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 5,484 people and two associated 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.

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.47% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Because of many things, Spring Grove is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Spring Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Spring Grove perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Spring Grove, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Spring Grove ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Spring Grove, 42.07% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Spring Grove in 2018 was $55,099, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,396 for a family of four. However, Spring Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Swedish.

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