Prairie Grove, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Prairie Grove, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Prairie Grove had a population of 1,943 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 1,943
Population in Households 1,935
Population in Familes 1,700
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 341
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $95,469
Average Household Income $125,050
Per Capita Income $45,708


Total Housing Units 693 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $304,255
Average Home Value $361,614


Total Households 655
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 485
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.25% 0.17%
Households 0.43% 0.27%
Families -0.96% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 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 # 517 62nd
Population Density # 1171 14th
Diversity Index # 432 69th
Median Household Income # 101 93rd
Per Capita Income # 87 94th

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