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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 Population41,487
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens10.8%
Employed Population 16+22,320
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married62.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.3%
Median Earnings25+$52,065
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,601
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,808

Wealth

Median Family Income$110,887
% Above Poverty Level95.4%
% Below Poverty Level4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation5.4%

Housing

People Living Alone16.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,456
Median House Value$264,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.1%
German20%
Italian16.5%
Polish14.9%
Irish10.9%
English3.8%
Swedish2.4%
Norwegian2%
French Except Basque1.5%
Greek1.2%
Czech1.1%
Russian1.1%
Arab0.9%
Egyptian0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Lithuanian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
US/American0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Slovene0.1%
African0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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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 Stream40,231$90,777
Hanover Park38,350$74,684

Bartlett Public Libraries

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

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Bartlett Public Schools

Bartlett Elem School
111 E North Ave
ZIP: 60103
(630) 213-5545
Primary
Total Enrollment 556
Bartlett High School
701 W Schick Rd
ZIP: 60103
(630) 372-4700
High
Total Enrollment 2584
Centennial School
234 E Stearns Rd
ZIP: 60103
(630) 213-5632
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
Eastview Middle School
321 N Oak Ave
ZIP: 60103
(630) 213-5550
Middle
Total Enrollment 921
Hawk Hollow Elem School
235 Jacaranda Dr
ZIP: 60103
(630) 540-7676
Primary
Total Enrollment 391
Independence Preschool
200 E Taylor Ave
ZIP: 60103
(630) 213-5629
Primary
Total Enrollment 286
Liberty Elem School
1375 W Bartlett Rd
ZIP: 60103
(630) 540-7680
Primary
Total Enrollment 733
Nature Ridge Elem School
1899 Westridge Blvd
ZIP: 60103
(630) 372-4647
Primary
Total Enrollment 705
Prairieview Elementary School
285 Mayflower Ln
ZIP: 60103
(630) 213-5603
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Sycamore Trails Elementary School
1025 Sycamore Ln
ZIP: 60103
(630) 213-5641
Primary
Total Enrollment 591

Bartlett Private Schools

Bartlett Christian Academy
1500 W Stearns Rd
ZIP: 60103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 54
Chesterbrook Academy
1450 Quincy Bridge Ct
ZIP: 60103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 32
Clare Woods Academy
801 Carillon Dr
ZIP: 60103
Secondary
Total Enrollment 97
Friendship Corner
935 E Devon Ave
ZIP: 60103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Kripa Montessori School
379 Bartlett Plz
ZIP: 60103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
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