Pingree Grove ranks fastest growing community over 2,000 in Illinois
The Village of Pingree Grove ranked the fastest growing community with a population over 2,000 in Illinois, according to the 2020 Census data recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
As of April 1, 2020, Pingree Grove had a population of 10,365 residents (+128%) and is continuing to grow. When measured by the number of new residents added, Pingree Grove ranks fifth in the state, competing with the much larger communities of Chicago, Naperville, Champaign, and Elgin.
Village President Steve Wiedmeyer said, "I'm proud to lead our growing village at a time when people are leaving this state. In Pingree Grove, we're building a community where people want to live and we are poised to continue our growth by welcoming new residential, commercial, and industrial development opportunities."