Pingree Grove, Illinois
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Pingree Grove, Illinois
Pingree Grove, Illinois
Village sign
Village sign
Location of Pingree Grove in Kane County, Illinois
Location of Pingree Grove in Kane County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 42°3?58?N 88°24?55?W / 42.06611°N 88.41528°W / 42.06611; -88.41528Coordinates: 42°3?58?N 88°24?55?W / 42.06611°N 88.41528°W / 42.06611; -88.41528
CountryUnited States
TownshipsRutland, Plato
 o Village PresidentSteve Weidmeyer
 o Total3.68 sq mi (9.52 km2)
 o Land3.68 sq mi (9.52 km2)
 o Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 o Total4,532
 o Estimate 
 o Density2,684.61/sq mi (1,036.67/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 o Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)847 and 224
FIPS code17-59988
Wikimedia CommonsPingree Grove, Illinois

Pingree Grove is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States. The population was 124 at the 2000 census. However, with rapid development in the following years,[3] the 2010 census indicated 4,532 residents,[4] and as of 2019 the estimated population was 9,874.[5]


Pingree Grove is located in northern Kane County at 42°3?58?N 88°24?55?W / 42.06611°N 88.41528°W / 42.06611; -88.41528 (42.066175, -88.415412).[6] Neighboring communities are Hampshire to the west, Huntley to the north, Gilberts to the northeast, and the city of Elgin to the southeast. U.S. Route 20 passes through the village, leading northwest 17 miles (27 km) to Marengo and southeast 7 miles (11 km) into Elgin. Downtown Chicago is 45 miles (72 km) southeast of Pingree Grove.

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 3.67 square miles (9.51 km2), all land.[7]


As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 124 people, 50 households, and 35 families residing in the village. The population density was 201.3 people per square mile (77.2/km2). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 84.4 per square mile (32.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.19% White, 0.81% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.03% of the population.

There were 50 households, out of which 18.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 16.9% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,313, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $56,250 versus $26,071 for females, $19,345 more of a bigger gap than the state average. The per capita income for the village was $23,396. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

2010 earthquake

On February 10, 2010, Pingree Grove and the surrounding areas experienced an earthquake. The shock had a moment magnitude of 3.8 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IV (Light).[10] It was felt 214 km (134 miles) away in Madison, Wisconsin. When the quake was first reported, it was thought Sycamore was the epicenter. However, revised data from the USGS determined the epicenter to be closer to Virgil. This was the first earthquake in Northern Illinois since a M4.2 (intensity V (Moderate)) event in 2004.[11]

Green initiatives

Flood Brothers Disposal, a private disposal and recycling company based in Oakbrook Terrace provides refuse, yard waste, and recycling services to Pingree Grove.[12]


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^,1,2843040.story?coll=chi-news-hed
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Pingree Grove village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2019.[dead link]
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  10. ^ USGS. "M3.8 - Illinois". United States Geological Survey.
  11. ^ USGS. "M4.2 - Illinois". United States Geological Survey.
  12. ^ "Refuse & Recycling". Village of Pingree Grove. Archived from the original on 2015-01-23. Retrieved .

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