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South Barrington, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of South Barrington had a population of 4,609 as of July 1, 2018. South Barrington ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for South Barrington is located at latitude 42.089 and longitude -88.1572 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of South Barrington (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Village of South Barrington (GNIS ID: 2399841) 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 South Barrington is located within Township of Barrington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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South Barrington, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,609
Population in Households 4,584
Population in Familes 4,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 625
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $198,779
Average Household Income $263,784
Per Capita Income $85,457


Total Housing Units 1,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,411 (92.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 ( 3.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $941,265
Average Home Value $1,164,823


Total Households 1,465
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 1,296
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.1% -0.01%
Households 0.16% -0.01%
Families -0.14% -0.03%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   0.98%

South Barrington, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Barrington to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 351 74th
Population Density # 992 28th
Diversity Index # 204 85th
Median Household Income # 4 100th
Per Capita Income # 5 100th

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