Poplar Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 5,093 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +272.3%
Males: 2,595  (51.0%)
Females: 2,498  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61065.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,675 (it was $56,375 in 2000)
Poplar Grove:

$83,675
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,617 (it was $20,493 in 2000)

Poplar Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,694 (it was $124,100 in 2000)
Poplar Grove:

$177,694
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $209,948; detached houses: $218,019; townhouses or other attached units: $159,236; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,961; mobile homes: $36,191

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,175.

March 2019 cost of living index in Poplar Grove: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.5%
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  • Races in Poplar Grove, IL (2010)
    • 4,04780.6%White alone
    • 76115.2%Hispanic
    • 951.9%Black alone
    • 571.1%Two or more races
    • 491.0%Asian alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone

Races in Poplar Grove detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Poplar Grove, Illinois as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Poplar Grove is 336 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (18.2%), Polish (12.9%), American (9.6%), Italian (5.7%), Canadian (3.8%), Swedish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,133 people per square mile   (low).

Poplar Grove, Illinois map

295 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This village:

6.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,642 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,861 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (13.6 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (57.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (69.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Timberlane, IL (1.5 miles ),
Caledonia, IL (1.8 miles),
Capron, IL (2.3 miles ),
Belvidere, IL (2.7 miles ),
Garden Prairie, IL (3.0 miles ),
Chemung, IL (3.0 miles ),
Roscoe, IL (3.2 miles ),
Loves Park, IL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.36 N, Longitude: 88.83 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Poplar Grove, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Poplar Grove, IL in 2017
Poplar Grove satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $193,600
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2003: 163 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2004: 153 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2005: 144 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2006: 104 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Poplar Grove, IL residents
Average permit cost in Poplar Grove, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Poplar Grove, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.2%)
  • Machinery (8.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Food (4.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Poplar Grove, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.2%)

Average climate in Poplar Grove, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Poplar Grove, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.6. This is better than average.

City:

59.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Poplar Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Poplar Grove village center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Poplar Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 274.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Poplar Grove center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 249.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 307.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 273.4 miles away from Poplar Grove center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 263.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Poplar Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Poplar Grove:

  • MAPLE CREST CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • HOME BRIDGE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • NORTHWOODS CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF ROCKFORD (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • DAVITA CHURCHVIEW DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • WALTER LAWSON CHILDRENS HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOVES PARK, IL)

Airports located in Poplar Grove:

Amtrak stations near Poplar Grove:

  • 10 miles: ROCKFORD (7559 WALTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station . Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poplar Grove:

  • Rock Valley College (about 9 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • McHenry County College (about 25 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 30 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 30 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 34 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Elgin Community College (about 36 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • College of Lake County (about 42 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)

Public high school in Poplar Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Poplar Grove:

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Notable locations in Poplar Grove: North Boone Fire District 3 Station 1 (A), Capron Rescue Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: South Poplar Grove Cemetery (1), Popular Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Poplar Grove that have no violations reported:

  • N BOONE SCH DIST TRANSPORTATION CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

3.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

81.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Poplar Grove (2011 data):

  • The Poplar Grove State Bank: Menge Lane Branch at 4111 Menge Lane, branch established on 2002/09/01; at 109 North State Street, branch established on 1946/09/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $74.5 mil, Deposits: $57.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • Byron Bank: Poplar Grove Branch at 11159 Highway 76, branch established on 2006/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.5 mil, Deposits: $200.8 mil, headquarters in Byron, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Byron Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Poplar Grove:

Marital status in Poplar Grove, IL
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Poplar Grove:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Poplar Grove, IL (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,4201
Mainline Protestant5,82416
Evangelical Protestant4,05419
Other2542
None33,613-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Boone County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Boone County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Boone County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Boone County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Boone County:

7.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

26.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Boone County:

19.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Poplar Grove:

23.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Poplar Grove:

10.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Poplar Grove:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Poplar Grove:

54.1%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Poplar Grove, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$18,449$55,3470$0
Sewerage 2$7,496$44,9761$1,082
Water Supply 1$4,487$53,8440$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,749$44,9880$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$34,181$51,2721$1,082

Poplar Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $841,000 ($165.13)
    Water Utilities: $560,000 ($109.95)
    Financial Administration: $473,000 ($92.87)
    Regular Highways: $284,000 ($55.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($3.93)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($3.73)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($2.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $618,000 ($121.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $93,000 ($18.26)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($7.07)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($3.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $354,000 ($69.51)

Poplar Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $786,000 ($154.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $73,000 ($14.33)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $524,000 ($102.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $622,000 ($122.13)
    Highways: $140,000 ($27.49)
  • Tax - Property: $352,000 ($69.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $323,000 ($63.42)
    Other License: $42,000 ($8.25)

Poplar Grove government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,784,000 ($1921.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,476,000 ($1860.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,473,000 ($485.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,165,000 ($425.09)

Poplar Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $889,000 ($174.55)

6.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Winnebago County, IL  2.33% ($53,779 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.95% ($44,823)
from Cook County, IL  0.60% ($45,352)


7.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, IL  3.10% ($45,866 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.51% ($48,962)
to Cook County, IL  0.43% ($47,300)
Businesses in Poplar Grove, IL
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Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Poplar Grove:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGEZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; BELOIT, WI; Owner: REGO, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poplar Grove:

  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W220BL (91.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W289AB (105.7 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Poplar Grove:

  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Poplar Grove fatal accident list:

Apr 20, 2004 02:15 PM, Sr-173, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 2003 09:46 PM, Sr-76, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 5, 2000 05:13 AM, Sr-76, Lat: 42.328690, Lon: -88.846830, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 37.8mTotal length
  • $413,000Total costs
  • 18,975Total average daily traffic
  • 1,834Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,410Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Poplar Grove, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Poplar Grove, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Poplar Grove)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Farmbuilding Wm Randall Farm 7188 Randall Rd (Lat: 42.458639 Lon: -88.797889), Call Sign: WSJ334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2004, Expiration Date: 09/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2010, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • OAKLAWN MHC, Lat: 42.343139 Lon: -88.851694, Call Sign: WQQF225, Licensee ID: L01502812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2012, Expiration Date: 11/22/2022, Certifier: Jack Graudenz, Registrant: Cereniti Datasense Networks, 41 East Washington Street, Suite 110, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Poplar Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Poplar Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

153 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 29 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Poplar Grove, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (36.7%), and Structure Fires (34.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Poplar Grove, IL
    • 7336.7%Outside Fires
    • 6934.7%Structure Fires
    • 4824.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 94.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Poplar Grove, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Poplar Grove, IL
  • 92.1%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Poplar Grove, IL
  • 78.2%Utility gas
  • 21.8%Electricity


Poplar Grove compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Poplar Grove on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
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Total of 68 patent applications in 2008-2020.