Long Grove


  • Population: 6,735  (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000)
  • Median Household Income: $148,150 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000)
  • Tax Rate Per $100 Assessed Value: 6.286% to 7.644% (2000 County Clerk Tax Extension)

Long Grove was incorporated in 1956.


Recreational opportunities include hiking, horseback riding, and golfing.


Most elementary students in Long Grove attend classes in Kildeer-Countryside District #96 with total enrollment of 3,644 students in five schools. There are three private elementary schools in the area. Most high school students attend Adlai E. Stevenson High School District #125 with 3,360 students in nearby Lincolnshire. Mundelein High School District 120 serves a small area at the village's northern boundary.

Long Grove's elementary children are served by three districts: District 76, District 79 and District 96. High School children attend either District 120 or District 125. For further information, you should call the districts direct:

District 76847.566.9221District 120847.949.2200
District 79847.566.0169District 125847.634.4000
District 96847.459.4260  


Long Grove has estate size homes on one to three acre sites. The 2000 median house value was $555,400 and the median rent cost was $716.  (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000)

Government Services

Fire protection is provided by the Countryside Fire Protection District or the Long Grove Fire Protection District. Police protection is provided under contract by the Lake County Sheriff's Department.


Long Grove residents commuting to Chicago can use U.S. Rte. 12, State Rte. 53, and Interstates 94, 294 and 90. Metra commuter rail has stops in Barrington or Palatine, and the North Central line stops in Prairie View.
  • Distance to the Chicago Loop: 33 miles
  • Distance to O'Hare Airport: 23 miles
  • Distance to Mitchell Field: 55 miles

Eric P. Egeland