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Sugar Grove, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Sugar Grove had a population of 9,620 as of July 1, 2020. Sugar 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 Sugar Grove is located at latitude 41.7614 and longitude -88.4437 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sugar Grove encompass a land area of 10.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 718 feet.

The Village of Sugar Grove (GNIS ID: 2399926) 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 Sugar Grove is located within Township of Sugar Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kane County.


Sugar Grove, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 9,620 (100%)
Population in Households 9,619 (100.0%)
Population in Families 8,665 (90.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 832
Diversity Index2 38


Median Household Income $114,481
Average Household Income $142,483
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $50,521
Wealth Index5 211


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,021 (88.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $287,449
Average Home Value $328,244
Housing Affordability Index3 216


Total Households 3,348
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 2,674
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.63% 2.73%
Households 0.75% 2.74%
Families 0.6% 2.65%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
Owner Occupied HU   3.02%


Sugar Grove, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sugar Grove to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 225 84th
Population Density # 853 38th
Median Household Income # 51 96th
Housing Affordability Index # 565 41st
Per Capita Income # 81 94th
Diversity Index # 289 79th

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