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Franklin Grove, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Franklin Grove had a population of 1,003 as of July 1, 2020. Franklin 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 Franklin Grove is located at latitude 41.8417 and longitude -89.3004 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Franklin Grove encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.

The Village of Franklin Grove (GNIS ID: 2398918) 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 Franklin Grove is located within Township of Franklin Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.


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


Total Population 1,003 (100%)
Population in Households 903 (90.0%)
Population in Families 740 (73.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 100 ( 10.0%)
Population Density 2,115
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $51,966
Average Household Income $67,144
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $24,531
Wealth Index5 58


Total HU (Housing Units) 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $99,324
Average Home Value $133,835
Housing Affordability Index3 246


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 240
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 -0.12% -0.34%
Households 0.0% -0.28%
Families -0.16% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.16%


Franklin Grove, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin 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 # 706 49th
Population Density # 241 82nd
Median Household Income # 900 34th
Housing Affordability Index # 767 56th
Per Capita Income # 1090 20th
Diversity Index # 913 33rd

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