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The Village of Barrington had a population of 10,479 as of July 1, 2017. Barrington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Barrington is located at latitude 42.1525 and longitude -88.1272 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Barrington (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 827 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Barrington are located in Cook County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Lake County.

The Village of Barrington (GNIS ID: 2398037) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Barrington is located within Township of Barrington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Barrington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Barrington, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,479
Daytime Population: Workers 10,123
Daytime Population: Residents 5,508
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,631
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.49
Population in Households 10,439
Population in Familes 9,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 2,270
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $118,124
Average Household Income $171,460
Per Capita Income $65,262


Total Housing Units 4,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,111 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 878 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 357 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $569,472
Average Home Value $624,558


Total Households 3,989
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,874
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.2% 0.19%
Households 0.28% 0.21%
Families 0.74% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Barrington, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barrington to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 213 85th
Population Density # 215 84th
Diversity Index # 398 71st
Median Household Income # 36 97th
Per Capita Income # 30 98th

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