Lake Barrington, Illinois

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Lake Barrington, Illinois

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High Points

Lake Barrington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 1% trophy Lake Barrington Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 1% trophy Lake Barrington Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lake Barrington Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 1% trophy Lake Barrington People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Lake Barrington Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 3% trophy Lake Barrington Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
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Top 3% trophy Lake Barrington College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Lake Barrington, Illinois

Comparing Lake Barrington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
People Living Alone 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Lake Barrington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of Palatine, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 60010, 60084
Phone Area Codes 847
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.212
Longitude -88.152

Lake Barrington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station ELGIN
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
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Lake Barrington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,757 100%
Male 2,300 48.3%
Female 2,457 51.7%
Under 18 971 20.4%
18+ 3,786 79.6%
65+ 852 17.9%
Median Age 49.1
Average Family Size 2.8
White 4,634 97.4%
African-American 20 0.4%
Asian 51 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.2%
Other 7 0.1%
Mixed Race 33 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 47 1%

Estimated Lake Barrington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,033
Growth 276
Growth % 5.8%

Lake Barrington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 21.1%
Irish 14%
Italian 10.8%
Polish 10.2%
English 9.9%
US/American 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Swedish 3%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Scottish 2.4%
Norwegian 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Hungarian 1.2%
Russian 1.1%
British 1%
Swiss 1%
Danish 1%
Greek 1%
Austrian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Bulgarian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lake Barrington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hoffman Est (60010)
Lake Barrington Shores (60010)
Port Barrington (60010)
Timber Lake (60010)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lake Barrington 4,757 $122,473
Barrington 10,168 $102,120
Fox River Valley Gardens 788 $88,700
Lake Zurich 18,104 $89,874
North Barrington 2,918 $152,474
South Barrington 3,760 $174,318
Tower Lakes 1,310 $139,764
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