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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.


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Median household income
Local
$148,150
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Long Grove demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Muttersholz
Settled by German farmers in the 1840s. The community grew as a supplier of milk to Chicago.

The community was incorporated in 1956. Early residents had a strong desire to maintain the area's natural elements. They were largely succesful.

Local festivals include:
  • Apple Festival - Oct. 5-7, 2007
  • Irish Days - Sept. 1-3, 2007
  • Strawberry Festival - June 22-24, 2007
  • Long Grove Art Festival - Aug. 18-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Long Grove web sites and events links in the sections below.

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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.

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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.


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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Long Grove political report.

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The average commute time for Long Grove workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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