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Long Grove is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.
The community was named for a grove of hardwood trees.
The latitude of Long Grove is 42.178N. The longitude is -87.997W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,494.
The community was incorporated in 1956. Early residents had a strong desire to maintain the area's natural elements. They were largely succesful.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Long Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60089 ZIP code.
19% of Long Grove residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Long Grove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Long Grove was $62,185, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Long Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Long Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $635. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,193.
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Long Grove political report.
The average commute time for Long Grove workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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