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Barrington is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles Cook and Lake counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Barrington. For links to other places called Barrington, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Barrington is 42.153N. The longitude is -88.136W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 827 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,211.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barrington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60010 ZIP code.
22% of Barrington residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barrington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barrington was $43,942, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of Barrington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Barrington include Barrington Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Barrington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $839. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,989.
Libraries in Barrington include Barrington Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Barrington include Barrington Courier-Review
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barrington political report.
The average commute time for Barrington workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Barrington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Barrington include Days Inn.
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