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South Barrington, Illinois


South Barrington, Illinois

South Barrington, Illinois
Location in Cook County and the state of Illinois.
Location in Cook County and the state of Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country  United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Township Barrington
Incorporated 1959
 • Type President-trustee
 • President Paula McCombie
 • Total 7.62 sq mi (19.7 km2)
 • Land 7.34 sq mi (19.0 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)  3.67%
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,565
 • Density 621.9/sq mi (240.1/km2)
  Up 21.4% from 2000
Standard of living (2007-11)
 • Per capita income $70,004
 • Median home value $841,900
ZIP code(s) 60010
Area code(s) 847 & 224
Geocode 70,564
Website .org.southbarringtonwww
Demographics (2010)[1]
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 village in Cook County, Illinois, United States, south of Barrington. The population was 4,565 at the 2010 census.[1] South Barrington is a wealthy suburb of Chicago and home to the famous megachurch Willow Creek Community Church. The Arboretum of South Barrington is a new lifestyle center (shopping center) located within the village limits.


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Notable people 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


South Barrington is located at (42.084226, -88.15478).[2]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 7.62 square miles (19.7 km2), of which 7.34 square miles (19.0 km2) (or 96.33%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 3.67%) is water.[3]


As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 3,760 people, 1,147 households, and 1,060 families residing in the village. The population density was 573.6 people 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. As of 2011 South Barrington is the Chicago suburb with the highest percentage of Asian people. [7]

There were 1,147 households out 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.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.8% 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 income for a household in the village was $170,755, and the median income for a family was $174,318. The per capita income for the village 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.

Notable people


  1. ^ a b "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): South Barrington village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  7. ^ Selvam, Ashok. "Asian population booming in suburbs." Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Illinois). March 6, 2011. Retrieved on June 19, 2013.

External links

  • Village of South Barrington official website
  • South Barrington, IL, Encyclopedia of Chicago
  • Barrington Area Library
  • South Barrington, Illinois at DMOZ
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