Sugar Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,512 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sugar Grove is the 237th 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 $108,609.00.
Sugar Grove home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Sugar Grove real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Sugar Grove is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (18.15%), office and administrative support (13.12%), and sales jobs (10.89%).
Sugar 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, Sugar Grove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Sugar Grove, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Sugar Grove are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.43% of adults in Sugar Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sugar Grove in 2010 was $46,280, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,120 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 Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sugar Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.