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Long Grove, Illinois


Long Grove, Illinois

Long Grove, Illinois
Long Grove, Illinois is located in Illinois
Long Grove, Illinois
Long Grove, Illinois
Country  United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Townships Ela, Vernon
Incorporated 1956
 • Type Council-manager
 • Village President Angie Underwood
 • Total 12.71 sq mi (32.9 km2)
 • Land 12.48 sq mi (32.3 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)  1.89%
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,043
 • Density 630/sq mi (240/km2)
Standard of living
 • Per capita income $62,185 (median: $148,150)
 • Home value $589,654 (median: $555,400)
ZIP code(s) 60047, 60060, 60049
Area code(s) 847 & 224
Geocode 44524
Website .net.longgrovewww
Demographics (2000)[1]
White Black Hispanic Asian
90.81% 0.94% 3.0% 6.77%
Islander Native Other
0.02% 0.01% 1.47%

Long Grove is an affluent village in Lake County, Illinois, United States, approximately 35 miles (56 km) northwest of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, the village had a population of 8,043.[2] The village has strict building ordinances to preserve its "country atmosphere".


  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Notable residents 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Long Grove is located at (42.202504, -88.006448).[3]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 12.71 square miles (32.9 km2), of which 12.48 square miles (32.3 km2) (or 98.19%) is land and 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) (or 1.89%) is water.[4]


The village now has very strict building ordinances to preserve its "country-town atmosphere". The Long Grove area is now known for its historic downtown, its exclusive million dollar homes and the annual chocolate, strawberry and apple festivals that take place in May, June and October, respectively.[5]


As of the census[6] of 2000, there are 6,735 people, 1,962 households, and 1,791 families residing in the village. The population density is 548.7 people per square mile (211.8/km²). There are 2,021 housing units at an average density of 164.6 per square mile (63.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village is 90.81% White, 0.94% African American, 0.01% Native American, 6.77% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. 3.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,962 households out of which 52.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 86.4% are married couples living together, 3.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 8.7% are non-families. 6.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.26 and the average family size is 3.42.

In the village the population is spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $148,150, and the median income for a family is $153,996. Males have a median income of $153,996 versus $45,976 for females. The per capita income for the village is $62,185. 2.6% of the population and 1.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.1% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Notable residents

  • Long Grove is the summer home of folk singer and civil rights icon, James Wolff (Country Homes of Illinois)(Chicago Relo).
  • Daryl Hannah was born in Chicago, and raised in Long Grove.


  1. ^ 2000 United States Census Data
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Long Grove village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  4. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  5. ^ Long Grove Online Annual Calendar of Events
  6. ^ "American FactFinder".  

External links

  • Village of Long Grove official website
  • Long Grove Business & Community Partners
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