Barrington

Welcome to Barrington

The Village of Barrington (pop.10,353), 40 miles northwest of the Loop, is an eclectic mix of small-town charm and metropolitan resources set amongst generous gifts from Mother Nature. Founded in 1865, this horsy northwestern suburb offers plenty of room for families to spread out, and feels far more removed from Chicago than it actually is. (The Metra train stops right in the center of town.) The village boasts a stunning array of historic homes, upscale shops and boutiques, a wide variety of quality restaurants, pubs and coffee houses, dozens of parks, art galleries and cultural amenities on par with those of large metropolitan areas. It is close to major transportation, has a progressive village government and top-ranked healthcare resources. In 2015, the village will celebrate its sesquicentennial (150th) anniversary.

Quick Facts

Population

4,981

Female

2,499

Male

2,267

  • White
    3,233
    64.9%
  • Hispanic
    209
    4.2%
  • Asian alone
    1,664
    33.4%
Median Home Price

$ 525,747

Average Income

$184,141

Median resident age

47 years

Barrington Schools

School Grades School Level State Ranking/# of Schools Student/Teacher Ratio
Arnett C Lines Elementary School K-5 Elementary 2017: 100/2064 14
Atonement Christian Day School PK-K Private –: –/– 0.6
Barrington Early Learning Center –: –/– 21.8
Barrington High School 9-12 High 2017: 41/645 16.2
Barrington Mdle School- Prairie Cmps 6-8 Middle 2017: 88/1304 13.9
Barrington Middle School Station 6-8 Middle 2017: 142/1304 13.2
Countryside Elementary School K-5 Elementary 2017: 79/2064 12.5
Creative Learning Montessori School Private –: –/– 7.7
Grove Avenue Elementary School K-5 Elementary 2017: 25/2064 15.4
Hough Street Elementary School PK-5 Elementary 2017: 53/2064 14
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