Sugar Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,888 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 $118,638.00.
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 (15.55%), office and administrative support (12.48%), and sales jobs (8.36%).
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The citizens of Sugar Grove are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.96% of adults in Sugar Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sugar Grove in 2018 was $51,351, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,404 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sugar Grove include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sugar Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.