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 are 6,735 people, 1,962 households, and 1,791 families in the village. The population density is 548.7 people per square mile (211.8/km). There are 2,021 housing units at an average density of 164.6 per square mile (63.5/km). The racial makeup of the village is 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%. are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
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.