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. 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 $103,609.00.
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 sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sugar Grove who work in management occupations (17.56%), office and administrative support (15.24%), and sales jobs (10.75%).
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.
In Sugar Grove, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.09 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Sugar Grove citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.98% of adults in Sugar Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sugar Grove in 2010 was $45,898, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $183,592 for a family of four.
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. 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 12.71% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sugar Grove include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Sugar Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.