Poplar Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 5,115 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +273.9%
Males: 2,378  (46.5%)
Females: 2,737  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61065.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,663 (it was $56,375 in 2000)
Poplar Grove:

$55,663
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,284 (it was $20,493 in 2000)

Poplar Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,087 (it was $124,100 in 2000)
Poplar Grove:

$155,087
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $170,920; Detached houses: $186,067; Townhouses or other attached units: $88,426; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $219,285; Mobile homes: $29,883

Median gross rent in 2013: $909.

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  • Races in Poplar Grove, IL (2013)

    Poplar Grove races chart
    • 4,93484.4%White alone
    • 3606.2%Black alone
    • 3025.2%Hispanic
    • 1061.8%Two or more races
    • 841.4%Asian alone
    • 240.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Poplar Grove: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.3%), Irish (17.2%), United States (10.3%), Swedish (4.0%), English (4.0%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,138 people per square mile   (low).

Poplar Grove,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Poplar Grove:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poplar Grove village:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

212 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This village:

3.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Poplar Grove, Illinois as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Poplar Grove to the number of sex offenders is 566 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,141 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,938 (1.8%)

Poplar Grove satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.36 N, Longitude: 88.83 W

Area code: 815

Poplar Grove household income distribution Poplar Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Poplar Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Poplar Grove, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 (12).
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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 89.0. This is about average.

City:

89.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

9.14

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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

Poplar Grove, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Poplar Grove compared to Illinois state average:

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

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.4

Poplar Grove travel time to work - commute Poplar Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

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.
State:

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

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

26.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.4%
State:

14.5%
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
Streets and Highways 1$3,749$44,9880$0
Sewerage 2$7,496$44,9761$1,082
Water Supply 1$4,487$53,8440$0
Totals for Government 8$34,181$51,2721$1,082

Poplar Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,138,000 ($222.48)
    Water Utilities: $324,000 ($63.34)
    Sewerage: $324,000 ($63.34)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($28.74)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($11.93)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($2.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $374,000 ($73.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,213,000 ($432.65)
    Central Staff Services: $408,000 ($79.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $377,000 ($73.70)

Poplar Grove government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $339,000 ($66.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $59,000 ($11.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($8.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($5.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $341,000 ($66.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $429,000 ($83.87)
    Highways: $85,000 ($16.62)
  • Tax - Other License: $277,000 ($54.15)
    Property: $190,000 ($37.15)

Poplar Grove government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,195,000 ($2384.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,525,000 ($1275.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,205,000 ($1213.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $535,000 ($104.59)

Poplar Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,233,000 ($632.06)

6.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,986 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, IL  2.43% ($43,807 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.66% ($39,647)
from Cook County, IL  0.50% ($43,892)


6.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, IL  2.42% ($36,191 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.55% ($43,384)
to McHenry County, IL  0.52% ($38,000)

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, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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, 8910 Purdue Rd., Ste. 480, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Various Locations (Lat: 42.350000 Lon: -88.816750), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNM743
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/1998, Expiration Date: 05/27/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (412) 430-3974
  • POPLAR GROVE, Lat: 42.363889 Lon: -88.837222, Call Sign: WQKP255
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2009, Expiration Date: 07/30/2019, Certifier: Paul Guthrie
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • CH73XC030, 4950 Route 173 (Poplar Grove #303661) (Lat: 42.374583 Lon: -88.842250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 75 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQPU264
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • POPLAR GROVE, 600 Feet North Of State Route 173 On Elingson Rd (Lat: 42.374583 Lon: -88.842250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WQPW929
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 09/05/2022, Certifier: Brad D Middleton
    Registrant: Essex Telcom Dba T6 Broadband, 1890 Chrysler Dr, Belvidere, IL 61008, Phone: (815) 547-3885, Email:
  • CH33XC017, 6788 Manchester (Lat: 42.478444 Lon: -88.806444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.9 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQH609
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/13/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

139 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Poplar Grove)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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