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Fox River Grove, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Fox River Grove had a population of 4,766 as of July 1, 2016. Fox River Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fox River Grove is located at latitude 42.1955 and longitude -88.2147 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Fox River Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 817 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Fox River Grove are located in McHenry County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Lake County.

The Village of Fox River Grove (GNIS ID: 2398913) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Fox River Grove is located within Township of Algonquin, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fox River Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fox River Grove, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,766
Population in Households 4,766
Population in Familes 4,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,735
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,745
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,290
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,424 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $281,185
Average Home Value $356,232


Median Household Income $83,359
Average Household Income $109,301
Per Capita Income $41,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.11%
Households 0.12% -0.06%
Families -0.14% -0.12%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fox River Grove, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fox River Grove to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 349 75th
Population Density1 # 157 89th
Diversity Index2 # 418 69th
Median Household Income # 121 91st
Per Capita Income # 93 93rd

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