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Prairie Grove is a village in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Prairie Grove is 42.278N. The longitude is -88.26W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,470.


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$93,361
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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24% of Prairie Grove residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prairie Grove ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prairie Grove was $36,234, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% of Prairie Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Prairie Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $675.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,940.


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McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prairie Grove political report.

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The average commute time for Prairie Grove workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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