Demographics

Demographics

General Information

Township – Northfield
Size – 13 square miles

Population Characteristics

Population – 32,958

Age

% under 18 – 21.9
% 65 & Older – 27.1
% Population Who Are College Graduates – 70.4
(Highest of North Shore Area)
% Below Poverty – 3.3

Household Demographics

Source: North Shore Barrington Association of Realtors

Total Units – 14,113
Mean Household Size – 2.5
% Owner Occupied – 85.9
Median Home Price – $569,000

Income

(based on 2019 U.S. Census QuickFacts)
Median Household – $124,862
Per Capita – $69,287

Labor Market Statistics (Corporate Northbrook)

(Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security)
Employed Labor Force (2020) – 14,067 (#Northbrook residents holding jobs)
Job Positions (2020) – 47,178
Average Commute Time of a Resident – 29 minutes

Tax Information

Retail Sales Tax – 10% *
(6.25% State, 1% Municipality, 1% RTA, 1.75% Cook County)
Annual Retail Sales Tax Revenue – $14,109,565 (2020 Fiscal Year)
Illinois Personal Income Tax – 4.95% (Below the average for the nation & Great Lakes region)
Illinois Corporate Tax – 7.0%

2019 Equalized Assessed Value of Property in Northbrook  (Incorporated)

Residential – $1,891,846,774
Commercial – $704,555,966
Other – 270,441,524
Total Value – $2,866,844,264

Largest Employers

Allstate Insurance Company – 6,000
Astellas – 1,300
Barilla – 150
Crate & Barrel – 673
Highland Baking – 700
Northbrook Court – 1,000
Underwriters Laboratories – 1,800
United Parcel Service (UPS) – 600
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates – 200

Climate

Average Temperature (high/low)
January – 35.1/14.2F
July – 83.5/64.7F
Average Annual Precipitation – 38.81 inches
Average Annual Snowfall – 36.9 inches

Transportation

Distance to Downtown Chicago – 25 miles
Avg. Driving Time to Downtown Chicago – 55 minutes

Train Service – METRA/Milwaukee North Line
Over 25 trips from Northbrook to Chicago daily
Average travel time – 45 minutes

Bus Service –PACE Bus Service
For Travel Information on Metra or PACE call the RTA at 847-836-7000

Highways
Edens Expressway (I-94)
Tri-State Tollway (I-294)

Airports
O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
Midway Airport (MDW)
Chicago Executive Municipal Airport
Waukegan Regional Airport

Events