Sugar Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,278 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sugar Grove is the 236th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Sugar Grove was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Sugar Grove economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Sugar Grove, where the median household income is $110,607.00.
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, Sugar Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sugar Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sugar Grove is a village of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sugar Grove who work in management occupations (15.19%), office and administrative support (13.34%), and business and financial occupations (8.90%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.41% 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, 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.
Sugar Grove is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.61% of adults in Sugar Grove have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Sugar Grove in 2018 was $46,950, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,800 for a family of four.
Sugar Grove is a very 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 Asian. Sugar Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.10% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sugar Grove include German, Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Sugar Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.