Located approximately 32 miles northwest of Chicago, Barrington is an affluent suburban village in Cook County and Lake County, Illinois. The area features wetlands, forest preserves, parks, and horse trails in a country-suburban setting. Barrington covers one zip code: 60010 (zip code area boundary map) and is the 7th wealthiest zip code in the nation among areas with a population of 20,000 or more.
According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 4.80 square miles of which 4.62 square miles is land and 0.19 square miles is water.
The village’s motto is “a great place to live, work, and play!
Barrington is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and serves as the hub for the surrounding 90-square-mile region, which includes of six independent villages including North Barrington, South Barrington, Barrington Hills,Port Barrington, Lake Barrington and Tower Lakes, as well as small portions of Carpentersville, Deer Park, Hoffman Estates, and Inverness.
The Village is approximately bordered by Hart Road to the west, Illinois Route 68 (Dundee Road) to the south, Ela Road to the east and Providence Road and Taylor Road to the north.
Barrington IL Schools and Education
Barrington is served by the revered Barrington 220 Community School District. Schools in the Village spend $6,228 per student. There are 17 pupils per teacher, 609 students per librarian, and 609 children per counselor.
Public Schools in Barrington include:
- Arnett C Lines Elementary School
- Grove Avenue Elementary (Location: 900 S Grove Ave; Grades: K-5)
- Roslyn Road Elementary School
- North Barrington Elementary School
- Countryside Elementary School
- Hough Street Elementary School
- Public elementary/middle schools in Barrington:
- Barrington Middle – Prairie School
- Barrington Middle Station School
- Barrington High School
Barrington IL Economy
The unemployment rate in Barrington is 10.30%, with job growth of -0.38%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.94%. The income per capita is $55,826, which includes all adults and children. The median household income in Barrington is $102,244. Barrington sales tax is 6.50% and income tax is 5.00%.
- Business/Industry: -1100 firms; total area employment estimated at 18,000.
- Retail – More than 200 stores and restaurants.
- Lodging – 1 motel with 61 units.
Barrington IL Transportation
The average one-way commute in Barrington takes 36 minutes. 73% of commuters drive their own car alone, 4% carpool with others, 8% take mass transit and 11% work from home.
The nearest major airport to Barrington is Chicago O’Hare International Airport with international and domestic flights from Chicago, located 24 miles from the center of Barrington. Another major airport is Chicago Midway International Airport with international and domestic flights from Chicago, located 41 miles from the Village.
See All Single Family Homes For Sale in Barrington, Illinois:
$2,450,000 : 109 Remington Drive, BARRINGTON5 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
$2,300,000 : 8 Jennifer Court, BARRINGTON6 beds, 7 full, 1 half baths
$2,000,000 : 250 Otis Road, BARRINGTON7 beds, 6 full, 3 half baths
$1,999,900 : 21732 N Countryside Lane, Barrington5 beds, 5 full, 3 half baths
$1,790,000 : 203 Dundee Avenue, BARRINGTON6 beds, 8 full, 1 half baths
$1,499,999 : 27920 W River Trail, BARRINGTON3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
$1,490,000 : 903 Division Street, BARRINGTON6 beds, 6 full, 1 half baths
$1,399,000 : 21032 N Prestwick Drive, BARRINGTON6 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
$1,399,000 : 290 Steeplechase Road, BARRINGTON5 beds, 3 full, 2 half baths
$1,299,900 : 540 S Summit Street, BARRINGTON4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
$1,299,000 : 519 S Summit Street, BARRINGTON4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
$1,295,000 : 25430 W Cuba Road, BARRINGTON5 beds, 3 full, 2 half baths
$1,249,000 : 717 Bryant Avenue, BARRINGTON5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
$1,240,000 : 351 E Ridge Road, Barrington5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
$1,150,000 : 67 Brinker Road, BARRINGTON5 beds, 4 full, 3 half baths
$1,125,000 : 503 Division Street, BARRINGTON5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
$1,124,000 : 28568 W Park Drive, BARRINGTON5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
$1,075,000 : 753 S Summit Street, BARRINGTON4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
$999,999 : 24575 N Il Route 59 Road, BARRINGTON8 beds, 8 full, 2 half baths
$999,990 : 225 Washington Street, BARRINGTON4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
$995,000 : 119 W Hillside Avenue, BARRINGTON4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
$985,000 : 206 Tower Road, BARRINGTON4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
$975,000 : 171 E Hillside Road, BARRINGTON5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
$925,000 : 1207 Prairie Avenue, BARRINGTON4 beds, 4 full baths
$899,000 : 222 Monument Avenue, BARRINGTON4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
See all Real estate in the city of Barrington.
(all data current as of 3/28/2017)
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