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Overview

Introduction to Bartlett, Illinois

Bartlett, Illinois is 5 miles SW of Schaumburg, Illinois (center to center) and 29 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. It is in Cook county. The village is part of the Chicago metro area.

Bartlett History

The area now known as Bartlett was originally a hunting ground of the Ottowa, Cherokee, Pottawatomie, and Miami Native Americans. Luther Bartlett, who was a native of Conway, Massachusetts, was one of the early settlers of the area. Bartlett purchased the 40 acre town site in 1844. In fact, the area was named after Bartlett when he offered land to the Chicago and Pacific Railroad. Bartlett was incorporated in 1891 and George Struckman became the first village president.

Bartlett and nearby Attractions

  • Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve
  • Santa's Village - Illinois
  • Fox River Trolley Museum
  • Racing Rapids Water Park
  • Cosley Zoo
  • Elgin Public Museum of Natural History and Anthropology

Things To Do In Bartlett

In Bartlett, you can enjoy boating and fishing on Island Lake. The Winding Creek Commons Park, Bartlett Park, Oak Park, Ruzicka Memorial Park, Newport Park, Humbracht Park, Leiseburg Park, Beaver Pond Park, and Prairieview Park are also worth visiting. The village has a number of churches such as Alliance Church of Bartlett, Village Church of Bartlett, and Bartlett Baptist Church. In addition, you can enjoy shopping at the Bartlett Commons Shopping Center, Bartlett Plaza Shopping Center, and Bartlett Orchards Shopping Center.

Bartlett Transportation

International air transportation is available from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Bartlett Higher Education

The nearby colleges are Elgin Community College, William Rainey Harper College, and Wheaton College.

Demographics

People

Total Population41,475
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens9.9%
Employed Population 16+22,314
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married63.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.4%
Median Earnings25+$51,571
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,045
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,804

Wealth

Median Family Income$109,500
% Above Poverty Level95.6%
% Below Poverty Level4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation5.2%

Housing

People Living Alone16.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,379
Median House Value$260,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.8%
German21.8%
Italian16.2%
Polish15.8%
Irish12.9%
English3.7%
Swedish2.2%
Norwegian2.1%
French Except Basque1.6%
Arab1.2%
Greek1.1%
Czech1%
Egyptian0.9%
Russian0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
African0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
US/American0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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Bartlett Almanac

CategoryValue
County DuPage County, Cook County
Standard Zip Codes60103, 60133
Phone Area Codes224,331,630,847
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.97
Approximate Longitude-88.2

Bartlett Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationELGIN
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches
StationAURORA
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carol Stream40,228$90,329
Hanover Park38,331$73,684

Bartlett Public Libraries

Bartlett Public Library District
800 SOUTH BARTLETT ROAD
Bartlett, Illinois
(630) 837-2855

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Bartlett Public Schools

Nature Ridge Elem School
1899 Westridge Blvd
(630) 372-4647
Primary
Total Enrollment 733
Bartlett High School
701 West Schick Rd
(630) 372-4700
High
Total Enrollment 2663
Independence Preschool
200 East Taylor Ave
(630) 213-5629
Primary
Total Enrollment 338
Liberty Elem School
1375 West Bartlett Rd
(630) 540-7680
Primary
Total Enrollment 643
Eastview Middle School
321 North Oak Ave
(630) 213-5550
Middle
Total Enrollment 969
Bartlett Elem School
111 East North Ave
(630) 213-5545
Primary
Total Enrollment 599
Centennial School
234 East Stearns Rd
(630) 213-5632
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
Prairieview Elementary School
285 Mayflower Ln
(630) 213-5603
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Sycamore Trails Elementary School
1025 Sycamore Ln
(630) 213-5641
Primary
Total Enrollment 532
Hawk Hollow Elem School
235 Jacaranda Dr
(630) 540-7676
Primary
Total Enrollment 469

Bartlett Private Schools

Kripa Montessori School
379 Bartlett Plz
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
Clare Woods Academy
801 Carillon Dr
Secondary
Total Enrollment 97
Chesterbrook Academy
1450 Quincy Bridge Ct
Elementary
Total Enrollment 32
Bartlett Christian Academy
1500 W Stearns Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 54
Friendship Corner
935 E Devon Ave
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
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