Poplar Grove, Illinois Population 2024

5,163

Poplar Grove is a city located in Boone County Illinois. Poplar Grove has a 2024 population of 5,163. Poplar Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,055 in 2020.

The average household income in Poplar Grove is $112,279 with a poverty rate of 9.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Poplar Grove is 37.5 years, 37.8 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Poplar Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Poplar Grove was:

  • White: 88.47%
  • Two or more races: 9.67%
  • Native American: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.83%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
7.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
673.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.14% (108)
The current population of Poplar Grove, Illinois is 5,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,055.

Poplar Grove, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,18288.47%
Two or more races4579.67%
Native American491.04%
Black or African American390.83%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Poplar Grove Population by Race

Poplar Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Poplar Grove Median Age

37.5

Total

37.8

Male

36.7

Female

Poplar Grove Adults

There are 3,201 adults, (464 of whom are seniors) in Poplar Grove.

Poplar Grove Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Poplar Grove Sex Ratio

Female2,40950.96%
Male2,31849.04%

Poplar Grove Population by Age

Poplar Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6332.8998.71.3
Married1,2123.231000
Non Family2531.0896.43.6
Male1292.811000
Female394.4969.230.8
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

98.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Poplar Grove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Poplar Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Poplar Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40%.

Poplar Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$73,108

Average Earnings

$80,287

Average Male

$49,954

Average Female

Poplar Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poplar Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Poplar Grove Language

93.91% of Poplar Grove residents speak only English, while 6.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.47% of the population.

Poplar Grove Language

Poplar Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,05041510.25%
Multiple457388.32%
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9.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.72%

Male Poverty Rate

11.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poplar Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poplar Grove is White, with 10.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poplar Grove is Multiple, with 8.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.36%.

Poplar Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.53%
Some College16.01%
High School1.54%
Bachelors or Greater
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Poplar Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed28%
Female Employed8.85%
Male Employed3.96%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Poplar Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poplar Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Poplar Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

69.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Poplar Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Poplar Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Poplar Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Poplar Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

220

Number of Veterans

220

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Poplar Grove Veterans by War

count

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Poplar Grove Veterans by Age

count

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Poplar Grove Veterans by Race

Poplar Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poplar Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Poplar Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Poplar Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Poplar Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.73%

Born in Poplar Grove

97.42%

Native Born

2.58%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.42% of Poplar Grove residents were born in the United States, with 84.73% having been born in Illinois. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Poplar Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,303280.53%
20285,275280.53%
20275,247280.54%
20265,219280.54%
20255,191280.54%
20245,163280.55%
20235,135280.55%
20225,107280.55%
20215,079240.47%
20205,055-32-0.63%
20195,087250.49%
20185,062-11-0.22%
20175,073-8-0.16%
20165,081
20155,081-13-0.26%
20145,094551.09%
20135,039480.96%
20124,99190.18%
20114,982430.87%
20104,939
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Poplar Grove Population by Year