Poplar Grove, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Poplar Grove, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Poplar Grove had a population of 5,297 as of July 1, 2018. Poplar Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Poplar Grove is located at latitude 42.351 and longitude -88.8437 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Poplar Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The Village of Poplar Grove (GNIS ID: 2398999) 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 Poplar Grove is located within Township of Poplar Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Poplar Grove: Poplargrove.

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Poplar Grove, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,297
Population in Households 5,259
Population in Familes 4,742
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 648
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $66,337
Average Household Income $85,567
Per Capita Income $28,670


Total Housing Units 1,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,473 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $184,736
Average Home Value $214,698


Total Households 1,728
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 1,410
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.64% 1.5%
Households 0.76% 1.52%
Families 0.82% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Poplar Grove, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poplar Grove to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 328 76th
Population Density # 979 29th
Diversity Index # 261 81st
Median Household Income # 333 76th
Per Capita Income # 603 56th

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