Long Grove

Long Grove, Illinois is a beautiful and affluent village located in Lake County, Illinois.

Welcome to Long Grove 

Long Grove, Illinois is a beautiful and affluent village located in Lake County, Illinois, about 35 miles northwest of Chicago. It is known for its historic downtown area, which is filled with unique shops, restaurants, and art galleries.

Real Estate Market:

Long Grove is a highly sought-after community with a diverse range of homes, from historic landmarks to modern estates. The median home value is around $700,000, with many homes priced well over $1 million. The real estate market in Long Grove is competitive, with many homes selling quickly due to high demand.

Area Highlights:

Long Grove is surrounded by beautiful countryside and natural areas, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The village is home to several parks and preserves, including the Buffalo Creek Forest Preserve and the Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve.
Other area highlights include the Long Grove Covered Bridge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Long Grove Confectionery Company, which produces some of the finest chocolates and candies in the area.

Community Amenities:

Long Grove offers a wide range of community amenities, including a variety of parks and recreational facilities. The village is home to several community events throughout the year, including the Long Grove Chocolate Fest and the Long Grove Apple Fest. Residents also have access to a variety of shopping and dining options, including the historic Long Grove downtown area.

Area Schools:

Long Grove is served by several highly-rated school districts, including Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96 and Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125. The village is also home to several private schools, including St. Mary of the Annunciation School and Country Meadows Montessori School.

Things to do in Long Grove

  1. Explore the Historic Downtown: Long Grove's charming downtown is filled with unique shops, restaurants, and galleries housed in historic buildings.
  2. Visit the Long Grove Confectionery Company: This local chocolate shop offers a wide selection of handmade chocolates, truffles, and other sweet treats.
  3. Attend a Festival: Long Grove hosts a number of festivals throughout the year, including the Apple Fest, Strawberry Fest, and Chocolate Fest.
  4. Walk or Bike the Trails: The village offers a variety of trails for walking, hiking, and biking, including the Buffalo Creek Forest Preserve Trail and the Millennium Trail.
  5. Visit the Long Grove Covered Bridge: This iconic covered bridge is one of the village's most famous landmarks and offers a great photo opportunity.
  6. Enjoy a Wine Tasting: Long Grove is home to several wineries and tasting rooms, including the Long Grove Winery and the Broken Earth Winery.
  7. Take a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride: Visitors can take a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through the village's historic downtown.
  8. Visit the Long Grove Historical Society: This local museum offers exhibits and programs that highlight the village's rich history and heritage.

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Overview for Long Grove , IL

8,258 people live in Long Grove , where the median age is 47.1 and the average individual income is $80,313. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Long Grove , IL

Long Grove has 2,449 households, with an average household size of 3.24. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Long Grove do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,258 people call Long Grove home. The population density is 666.66 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Long Grove , IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Long Grove . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Montessori School Of Long Grove
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Kildeer Countryside Elementary School
1st - 5th
Woodlawn Middle School
6th - 8th
Country Meadows Elementary School
1st - 5th

Around Long Grove , IL

There's plenty to do around Long Grove , including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Games Workshop, WJ Golf, and Conquer.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Shopping 4.28 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.24 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.77 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.93 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.98 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
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