Spring Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,725 people and just one neighborhood, Spring Grove is the 308th largest community in Illinois.
Real Estate Prices
Spring Grove home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Spring Grove real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Spring Grove is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Spring Grove is a village of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Grove who work in management occupations (15.28%), sales jobs (12.50%) and office and administrative support (11.44%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Spring Grove telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.76% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Spring Grove is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Spring Grove a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Spring Grove has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.
In Spring Grove, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.