3) North Barrington
North Barrington is one of the smaller cities on this list with less than five square miles making up the entire town. Within these five miles are 1,100 homes, 3,000 residents, and two country clubs. Its not unusual to see large homes within this area with the median home value being $550,000, way above the national average of $188,900. On average the per capita income in this area is $78,326.
This tight-knit community enjoys farmer markets, festivals, and concerts. North Barrington’s events calendar keeps residents up to date on local events. There is always something going on in this town. The Barrington Art Festival is very popular in May. Artists from around the world come to this event to showcase their paintings, ceramics, and sculptures. Families in North Barrington love the opportunity to see amazing artwork and participate in kid friendly activities. [adrotate group=”3″]