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Port Barrington, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Port Barrington had a population of 1,480 as of July 1, 2017. Port 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 Port Barrington is located at latitude 42.244 and longitude -88.1952 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Port Barrington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 738 feet.

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

The Village of Port Barrington (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Barrington: Fox River Valley Gardens.

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


Total Population 1,480
Daytime Population: Workers 230
Daytime Population: Residents 679
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 909
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 1,463
Population in Familes 1,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 1,282
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $87,045
Average Household Income $113,513
Per Capita Income $38,140


Total Housing Units 561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (80.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $288,043
Average Home Value $348,013


Total Households 514
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 399
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 -0.34% -0.26%
Households -0.29% -0.23%
Families -1.15% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Port Barrington, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port 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 # 590 57th
Population Density # 586 57th
Diversity Index # 331 76th
Median Household Income # 115 92nd
Per Capita Income # 160 88th

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