Prairie Grove, Illinois Population 2024

1,931

Prairie Grove is a city located in McHenry County Illinois. Prairie Grove has a 2024 population of 1,931. Prairie Grove is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -1.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,960 in 2020.

The average household income in Prairie Grove is $181,455 with a poverty rate of 4.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Prairie Grove is 41.1 years, 39.7 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Prairie Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 84.14%
  • Asian: 7.22%
  • Two or more races: 4.27%
  • Black or African American: 3.81%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
346.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.48% (-29)
The current population of Prairie Grove, Illinois is 1,931 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,960.

Prairie Grove, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,65584.14%
Asian1427.22%
Two or more races844.27%
Black or African American753.81%
Other race110.56%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Prairie Grove Population by Race

Prairie Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Prairie Grove Median Age

41.1

Total

39.7

Male

41.8

Female

Prairie Grove Adults

There are 1,537 adults, (260 of whom are seniors) in Prairie Grove.

Prairie Grove Age Dependency

54

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairie Grove Sex Ratio

Female98049.82%
Male98750.18%

Prairie Grove Population by Age

Prairie Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7232.7292.47.6
Married4453.2496.23.8
Non Family1591.247822
Female892.9896.63.4
Male302.171000
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3.09

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

92.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prairie 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

Prairie Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prairie 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

Prairie Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$78,889

Average Earnings

$104,063

Average Male

$53,625

Average Female

Prairie Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prairie Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prairie Grove Language

85.79% of Prairie Grove residents speak only English, while 14.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.45% of the population.

Prairie Grove Language

Prairie Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,622885.43%
Other11436.36%
Hispanic6146.56%
Asian14242.82%
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4.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.18%

Male Poverty Rate

4.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairie Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairie Grove is Other, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairie Grove is Asian, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.61%.

Prairie Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.92%
Some College4.69%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Prairie Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.45%
Female Employed3.45%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Prairie Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prairie Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prairie Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairie Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Prairie Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Prairie Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prairie Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Prairie Grove Veterans by War

count

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Prairie Grove Veterans by Age

count

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Prairie Grove Veterans by Race

Prairie Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairie Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Prairie Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prairie Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prairie 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

64.11%

Born in Prairie Grove

87.34%

Native Born

12.66%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

10.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.34% of Prairie Grove residents were born in the United States, with 64.11% having been born in Illinois. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prairie Grove Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,881-10-0.53%
20281,891-10-0.53%
20271,901-10-0.52%
20261,911-10-0.52%
20251,921-10-0.52%
20241,931-10-0.52%
20231,941-10-0.51%
20221,951-10-0.51%
20211,96110.05%
20201,960271.4%
20191,933-7-0.36%
20181,940-3-0.15%
20171,94320.1%
20161,941-9-0.46%
20151,950-9-0.46%
20141,959-3-0.15%
20131,962-16-0.81%
20121,978-4-0.2%
20111,982-10-0.5%
20101,992
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Prairie Grove Population by Year