Long Grove is a 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. The village has strict building ordinances to preserve its "country atmosphere".
Long Grove is located at 42°12′9″N 88°0′23″W (42.202504, -88.006448).
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.
The village now has very strict building ordinances to preserve its "pristine rural charm", including prohibitions on sidewalks, fences, and residential street lights. 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.
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%. 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.