Located in Illinois, United States, the village of Prairie Grove is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Prairie Grove is fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line. It is rather difficult to access parks from most locations in the village since they are distributed sparsely. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy.
The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Prairie Grove is an important part of its character. Roughly one quarter of properties in this village were constructed since the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 85% of the population of this village own their home and 15% are renters.
It can be challenging to get to high schools and primary schools as a pedestrian from houses for sale in Prairie Grove. As far as food is concerned, home buyers in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area almost always have to turn to a vehicle to do their grocery shopping. Residents of Prairie Grove benefit from a few restaurants.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in Prairie Grove. Coming across a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, public transit riders may have very limited options in Prairie Grove as a result of the low service level. Nevertheless, the village is linked by a few bus lines. Most houses for sale in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area are located in places that are not very convenient for walking as running daily errands is inconvenient on foot.