Long Grove, Illinois

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Long Grove, Illinois
Village
Location of Long Grove in Lake County, Illinois.
Location of Long Grove in Lake County, Illinois.
Long Grove, Illinois is located in Illinois
Long Grove, Illinois
Long Grove, Illinois
Location of Long Grove in Lake County, Illinois.
Coordinates: 42°12′9″N 88°0′23″W / 42.20250°N 88.00639°W / 42.20250; -88.00639Coordinates: 42°12′9″N 88°0′23″W / 42.20250°N 88.00639°W / 42.20250; -88.00639
Country United States
StateIllinois
CountyLake
TownshipsEla, Vernon
Incorporated1956
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • Village PresidentBill Jacob
Area
 • Total12.61 sq mi (32.65 km2)
 • Land12.39 sq mi (32.08 km2)
 • Water0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)  1.89%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,043
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
7,905
 • Density638.17/sq mi (246.40/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
Geocode44524
FIPS code17-44524
Websitewww.longgroveil.gov
Demographics (2000)[3]
White Black Hispanic Asian
90.81% 0.94% 3.0% 6.77%
Islander Native Other
0.02% 0.01% 1.47%

Long Grove is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States, approximately 35 miles (56 km) away from and a northwest suburb of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, the village had a population of 8,043.[4] The village has strict building ordinances to preserve its "country atmosphere".[5]

Geography[edit]

Long Grove is located at 42°12′9″N 88°0′23″W / 42.20250°N 88.00639°W / 42.20250; -88.00639 (42.202504, -88.006448).[6]

According to the 2010 census, Long Grove has a total area of 12.715 square miles (32.93 km2), of which 12.48 square miles (32.32 km2) (or 98.15%) is land and 0.235 square miles (0.61 km2) (or 1.85%) is water.[7]

History[edit]

The village now has very strict building ordinances to preserve its "pristine rural charm",[8] including prohibitions on sidewalks,[9] fences,[10] and residential street lights.[11] The Long Grove area is now known for its historic downtown, its exclusive million dollar homes and the annual events including the chocolate, strawberry and apple festivals that take place in May, June and September, respectively.[12]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
188084
1960640
19701,19686.9%
19802,01368.3%
19904,740135.5%
20006,73542.1%
20108,04319.4%
2019 (est.)7,905[2]−1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[13]

At the 2000 census there were 6,735 people, 1,962 households, and 1,791 families in the village. The population density was 548.7 people per square mile (211.8/km2). There were 2,021 housing units at an average density of 164.6 per square mile (63.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 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%.[14] were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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

In the village, the population was 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 were 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median household income was $148,150 and the median family income was $153,996. Males had a median income of $153,996 versus $45,976 for females. The per capita income for the village was $62,185. 2.6% of the population and 1.8% of families were 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 were living below the poverty line.

Education[edit]

Long Grove is served by Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96. There are two elementary schools (Kildeer Countryside) and (Country Meadows) and one middle school (Woodlawn) in the village. Adlai Stevenson High School is the local public High School, of District 125.

Some far north areas of Long Grove are served by Diamond Lake Elementary Schools and Middle School, but still is served by Stevenson High School.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ 2000 United States Census Data
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Long Grove village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
  5. ^ "Long Grove History at Nifty 50s". www.nifty-50s.com.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
  8. ^ "Village of Long Grove Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Long Grove. April 2000. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  9. ^ "Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Ways". Long Grove, Illinois: Village Code. Long Grove, Illinois: Sterling Codifiers. 2016.
  10. ^ "Fences". Long Grove, Illinois: Village Code. Long Grove, Illinois: Sterling Codifiers. 2016.
  11. ^ "Exterior Lighting". Long Grove, Illinois: Village Code. Long Grove, Illinois: Sterling Codifiers. 2016.
  12. ^ "Historic Downtown Long Grove | Shopping, Dinning and Festivals Downtown Historic Downtown Long Grove | LongGrove.org | Historic Downtown Long Grove | Shopping, Dining and Festivals Downtown Historic Downtown Long Grove | LongGrove.org". Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  13. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  14. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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