It is one of the Chicago metropolitan area's main villages because of the large industrial park on the eastern border of the village.
A small herd of elk live at the eastern edge of the Busse Woods forest preserve in the village. The elk are maintained by the Chicago Zoological Society veterinary staff and the Busse Woods Forest Preserve wildlife biologists.
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- "QuickFacts: Elk Grove Village village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 23, 2023.
- "Elk herd, longtime area residents — Elk Grove Village news, photos and events — TribLocal.com". Archived from the original on 2013-11-01. Retrieved 2018-01-07.