Sugar Grove, IL
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Sugar Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,803 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sugar Grove is the 237th largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Sugar Grove, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Sugar Grove, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Sugar Grove’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Sugar Grove does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $106,879.00.

Sugar Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Sugar 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, Sugar Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sugar Grove is a village of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sugar Grove who work in management occupations (17.58%), office and administrative support (15.26%), and sales jobs (9.28%).

Of important note, Sugar Grove is also a village of artists. Sugar Grove has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sugar Grove’s character.

Because of many things, Sugar 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, Sugar Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sugar 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.

One downside of living in Sugar Grove, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.39 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Sugar Grove ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sugar Grove, 41.60% 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 Sugar Grove in 2010 was $43,126, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,504 for a family of four.

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

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


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