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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
About South Barrington...
Population
4,766

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$804,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    1%
  • Own
    99%
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South Barrington Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    40
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    202
    500
  • Theft
    706
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    40
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$184,141
National
$55,322
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    38%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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South Barrington Reviews

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We brought our family to this town for the schools, and beautiful neighborhoods! Highly recommend our neighborhood, Hidden Lakes. Commuting to downtown Chicago is a challenge with traffic, but always a pleasing drive home knowing you'll be welcomed by your community.
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Crime is not very prevalent in our area. Recently, people have been driving from the south side of the city to our town and stealing cars. These incidents have only happened a few times, but I personally know people who have been affected by it. Other than those recent events, crime is very low in my town.
The area I live in may be compared to living in a bubble. Most people who live here generally stay in this comfortable zone of middle to upper class living. Personally, I have branched out by traveling to different areas which has broadened my prospective of the world.