North Barrington, Illinois

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North Barrington, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 1% trophy North Barrington Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
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Top 1% trophy North Barrington Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 1% trophy North Barrington People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
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Top 2% trophy North Barrington College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 3% trophy North Barrington Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 4% trophy North Barrington Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 6% North Barrington Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of North Barrington, Illinois

Comparing North 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 Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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North Barrington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NW of Palatine, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 60010
Phone Area Codes 847
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.207
Longitude -88.14

North 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 6.4 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 12.2 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 16.1 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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North Barrington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,918 100%
Male 1,455 49.9%
Female 1,463 50.1%
Under 18 835 28.6%
18+ 2,083 71.4%
65+ 258 8.8%
Median Age 42.6
Average Family Size 3.1
White 2,816 96.5%
African-American 14 0.5%
Asian 47 1.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 10 0.3%
Mixed Race 30 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 71 2.4%

Estimated North Barrington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,207
Growth 289
Growth % 9.9%

North 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 18.1%
Irish 16.4%
Italian 12.7%
English 7.7%
US/American 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Polish 6%
Swedish 3.3%
Norwegian 2.8%
Czech 1.8%
Greek 1.6%
Lithuanian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
European 1.4%
Russian 1.4%
Dutch 1.3%
Slovak 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Welsh 0.9%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Serbian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
British 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Slavic 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, North 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)
North Barrington 2,918 $152,474
Barrington 10,168 $102,120
Fox River Valley Gardens 788 $88,700
Lake Barrington 4,757 $122,473
Lake Zurich 18,104 $89,874
South Barrington 3,760 $174,318
Tower Lakes 1,310 $139,764
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