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People

Total Population 1,812
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 10.8%
Employed Population 16+ 923
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 57.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 53.2%
Median Earnings25+ $64,444
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $51,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $118,333
% Above Poverty Level 97.4%
% Below Poverty Level 2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 6.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,446
Median House Value $363,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 16.6%

Prairie Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NW of Palatine, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County McHenry
Standard Zip Codes 60012, 60050
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.278
Longitude -88.26

Prairie Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BARRINGTON 3 SW
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station LAKE VILLA 2 NE
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station ANTIOCH
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Prairie Grove, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ridgefield (60012)

Sunnyside (60050)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
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