Prairie Grove, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Prairie Grove Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Prairie Grove Content

Also See: Prairie Grove, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Prairie Grove, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Prairie Grove had a population of 1,925 as of July 1, 2016. Prairie Grove ranks in the lower 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 Prairie Grove is located at latitude 42.2739 and longitude -88.2699 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Prairie Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The Village of Prairie Grove (GNIS ID: 2399020) 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 Prairie Grove is located within Township of Nunda, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

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

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Village of Prairie Grove, IL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | IL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Nunda | McHenry County | Illinois Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 1,925
Population in Households 1,918
Population in Familes 1,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 338
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 644
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 479
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 523 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $298,611
Average Home Value $365,488


Median Household Income $87,503
Average Household Income $116,253
Per Capita Income $42,340
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.15%
Households 0.3% 0.28%
Families -1.46% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Prairie Grove, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prairie 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 # 522 62nd
Population Density1 # 1179 14th
Diversity Index2 # 435 68th
Median Household Income # 103 93rd
Per Capita Income # 83 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.

Illinois Research Tools

Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Illinois Census Data
Highest or Lowest: