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South Barrington, Illinois
South Barrington, Illinois
Village of South Barrington
Location of South Barrington in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of South Barrington in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 42°5?3?N 88°9?17?W / 42.08417°N 88.15472°W / 42.08417; -88.15472Coordinates: 42°5?3?N 88°9?17?W / 42.08417°N 88.15472°W / 42.08417; -88.15472
Country United States
 o TypePresident-trustee
 o PresidentPaula McCombie
 o Total7.68 sq mi (19.88 km2)
 o Land7.39 sq mi (19.15 km2)
 o Water0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)  3.67%
 o Total4,565
 o Estimate 
 o Density664.73/sq mi (256.65/km2)
 Up 21.4% from 2000
Standard of living (2007-11)
 o Per capita income$70,004
 o Median home value$841,900
ZIP code(s)
Area code(s)847 & 224
FIPS code17-70564
Demographics (2010)[3]
White Black Asian
69.6% 0.7% 26.6%
Islander Native Other Hispanic
(any race)
0.00% 0.2% 2.9% 2.6%

South Barrington is a residential suburb in Cook County, Illinois, United States, south of Barrington. The population was 4,993 at the 2018 census.[4] South Barrington is a wealthy suburb of Chicago featuring some of the largest homes in Illinois. It is the location of the famous megachurch Willow Creek Community Church, Goebbert's Pumpkin Patch and Farm, and a lifestyle center (shopping center) named The Arboretum of South Barrington.


South Barrington is located at 42°5?3?N 88°9?17?W / 42.08417°N 88.15472°W / 42.08417; -88.15472 (42.084226, -88.15478).[5]

According to the 2010 census, South Barrington has a total area of 7.619 square miles (19.73 km2), of which 7.34 square miles (19.01 km2) (or 96.34%) is land and 0.279 square miles (0.72 km2) (or 3.66%) is water.[6]


At the 2000 census,[8] there were 3,760 people, 1,147 households and 1,060 families residing in the village. The population density was 573.6 per square mile (221.3/km²). There were 1,172 housing units at an average density of 178.8 per square mile (69.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 69.6% White, 0.88% African American, 0.05% Native American, 26.6% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population. In 2011, South Barrington was the Chicago suburb with the highest percentage of Asian people.[9]

There were 1,147 households of which 47.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 86.1% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.5% were non-families. 5.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.28 and the average family size was 3.41.

29.8% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 36.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median household income was $170,755 and the median family income was $174,318. The per capita income was $76,078. About 1.4% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 0.5% of those age 65 or over.


Most of South Barrington's zoned public schools are in Barrington District 220. The schools in this district that the village attends are.

  • Barbara B Rose Elementary School (K-5)
  • Grove Avenue Elementary School (K-5)
  • Countryside Elementary School (K-5)
  • Barrington Middle School Prairie Campus (6-8)
  • Barrington Middle School Station Campus (6-8)
  • Barrington High School (9-12)

A small portion of the village attends Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (K-6) in nearby Hoffman Estates, Carl Sandburg Junior High School (7-8) in Rolling Meadows, both of District 54 and William Fremd High School (9-12) in Palatine of Township High School District 211. Another small portion of South Barrington is served by District 300, of Parkview Elementary School, Carpentersville Middle School and Dundee Crown High School, all of Carpentersville.

Notable people


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): South Barrington village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 10, 2020. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ Bureau, U. S. Census. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008.
  9. ^ Selvam, Ashok. "Asian population booming in suburbs." Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Illinois). 6 March 2011. Retrieved on 19 June 2013.
  10. ^ "Gregory M Dickow | 7 Kaleigh Court, South Barrington, IL 60010". Retrieved .
  11. ^ Chicago Fire obtain Mike Magee from Galaxy - tribunedigital-chicagotribune Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  12. ^ Singletary selling house here - tribunedigital-chicagotribune Retrieved 19 February 2017.

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