6) Barrington Hills
Barrington Hills is a very large area, having close to 29 square miles with 4,000 residents. This means there are approximately 140 people per square mile. In comparison, the city of Chicago has over 10,000 people per square mile. This exemplifies the large quantity of space each family has in Barrington Hills. Homes in the area tend to have 5 acres each. The average per capita income in these Barrington Hills homes is $91,555.
Equestrian activities are a big part of Barrington Hills and has been since 1937 when The Riding Club of Barrington Hills was founded. The general public is allowed to ride horses along the designated trails that are preserved by this club. In addition, seven thousand acres within the village is controlled by the Cook County Forest Preserve. Residents frequently take advantage of these 7,000 acres containing beautiful areas for hiking, picnics, and sports. [adrotate group=”3″]