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Sugar Grove, IL
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Living in Sugar Grove



Sugar Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,178 people and two associated neighborhoods, Sugar Grove is the 236th 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 $118,628.00.

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.

Also of interest is that Sugar Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 19.89% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

The education level of Sugar Grove ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sugar Grove, 41.95% 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 2022 was $58,373, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $233,492 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, Polish, and English.

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


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