Demographics

Demographics

General Information

Township – Northfield
Size – 13 square miles

Population Characteristics

Population – 33,421

Age

% under 18 – 22.3
% 65 & Older – 26.4
% Population Who Are College Graduates – 68.1
(Highest of North Shore Area)
% Below Poverty – 2.9

Household Demographics

Source: North Shore Barrington Association of Realtors

Total Units – 13,582
Mean Household Size – 2.56
% Owner Occupied – 87.2
Median Home Price – $569,000

Income

(based on 2107 U.S. Census QuickFacts)
Median Household – $115,756
Per Capita – $58,804

Labor Market Statistics (Corporate Northbrook)

(Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security)
Employed Labor Force – 15,634 (#Northbrook residents holding jobs)
Job Positions – 49,437
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 – $14,883,566 (2017/2018 Fiscal Year)
Illinois Personal Income Tax – 4.95% (Below the average for the nation & Great Lakes region)
Illinois Corporate Tax – 7.0%

2017 Equalized Assessed Value of Property in Northbrook  (Incorporated)

Residential – $1,731,210,975
Commercial – $540,146,612
Other – 212,498,934
Total Value – $2,483,856,521

Largest Employers

Allstate Insurance Company – 6,000
Astellas – 1,300
Barilla – 150
Crate & Barrel – 673
Highland Baking – 700
Northbrook Court – 1,000
Nutrien – 100
Underwriters Laboratories – 1,800
United Parcel Service (UPS) – 600
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates – 200

Climate

Average Temperature
January – 24.6F
Summer – 73.3F
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