Fox River Grove, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 4,862. Estimated population in 2021: 5,084 (+4.6% change)
Males: 2,485 (51.1%), Females: 2,377 (48.9%)

McHenry County

Zip code: 60021

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $66,469
Median house value: $175,300

Races in Fox River Grove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (32.6%), Irish (22.6%), Polish (14.0%), Italian (11.6%), English (8.0%), Swedish (5.6%).

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fox River Grove

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fox River Grove village

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

4.4% Foreign born (3.1% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,193 (+32.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fox River Grove:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPITAL ADVOCATE (about 6 miles; BARRINGTON, IL)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; MCHENRY, IL)
  • SHERMAN HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; ELGIN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fox River Grove:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 27 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 34 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 43 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fox River Grove:

  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 7 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; Abbreviation: 3CK)
  • CAMPBELL (about 14 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Abbreviation: C81)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fox River Grove:

  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 16 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 24 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 25 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public primary/middle schools in Fox River Grove:

  • FOX RIVER GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 401 ORCHARD ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • ALGONQUIN ROAD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 975 ALGONQUIN RD; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Fox River Grove:

  • FOX RIVER GROVE P.L.D. (Operating income: $538,881; Location: 407 LINCOLN AVENUE; 20,793 books; 679 audio materials; 1,313 video materials; 126 serial subscriptions)

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