South Barrington is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,822 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Barrington is the 346th largest community in Illinois.
South Barrington home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but South Barrington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
South Barrington is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, South Barrington is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Barrington who work in management occupations (21.24%), office and administrative support (16.99%) and sales jobs (14.96%).
Also of interest is that South Barrington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.27% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, South Barrington is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, South Barrington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is South Barrington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to South Barrington, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. South Barrington is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 76.47% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in South Barrington in 2010 was $75,185, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $300,740 for a family of four.
South Barrington is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call South Barrington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Barrington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in South Barrington include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, English and Lithuanian.
South Barrington also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 26.21%.
The languages spoken by people in South Barrington are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in South Barrington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi, Polish, Other Asian languages and Indic languages.
|SOUTH BARRINGTON INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,521|
|SOUTH BARRINGTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||99.34%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||0.66%|
|TYPE OF SOUTH BARRINGTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||98.84%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.16%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF SOUTH BARRINGTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||36.63%|
|AGE OF SOUTH BARRINGTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||24.42%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||67.67%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||3.73%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.18%|
|SOUTH BARRINGTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$582,483|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,717|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||0.00%|
|$50,001 - $99,000||0.79%|
|$99,001 - $199,000||3.97%|
|$199,001 - $298,000||2.85%|
|$298,001 - $398,000||4.63%|
|$398,001 - $497,000||5.10%|
|$497,001 - $746,000||26.87%|
|$746,001 - $994,000||28.59%|
|PEOPLE OF SOUTH BARRINGTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||1.60%|
|5 TO 17||20.22%|
|18 TO 24||7.32%|
|25 TO 34||6.17%|
|35 TO 54||29.14%|
|55 TO 64||17.73%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.81%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.62%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$173,098|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$75,185|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.10%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (19.82%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.41%)
Real estate (2.61%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.98%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.22%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.10%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (16.48%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (68.50%)
Other Asian languages (3.55%)
Indic languages (3.04%)
Pacific Island languages (1.86%)
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