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Location

  • Northwest of Chicago
  • Counties - Cook, DuPage, and Kane
  • Townships - Hanover, Wayne, St. Charles, and Elgin
  • Distance to:
    • Chicago Loop - 35 miles
    • O'Hare Airport - 21 miles
    • DuPage Airport - 6 miles
    • Schaumburg Airport - 5 miles

     


     

    Transportation

    • Expressways:
      Northwest Tollway (four miles north of the Village)
      East - West Tollway (ten miles south of the Village)
      I-290 (ten miles east of the Village)
      Elgin-O'Hare Expressway (one mile east of the Village)
    • Other Major Thoroughfares:
      Route 20 (Lake St.) (along the Village's northern border)
      Route 59 (through the center of the Village)
      Army Trail (along the Village's southern border) 
    • Commuter Railroad Service (METRA)
      Station located in Downtown Bartlett
      Train time to Chicago Loop - 50 minutes
             
    • Driving time to O'Hare Airport - 35 minutes
    • Driving time to Chicago Loop - 1 hour

     


     

    Total Incorporated Area

      • 15.95 square miles or 10,207.86 acres


    Government

    • Date of Incorporation - 1891
    • Form of Government - Mayor/Council
    • Home Rule Community? Yes


     

    Property Tax Rate

    • Tax rate per $100 of equalized assessed value:

      2012-13
    2013-14*
    2014-15*
    Cook County
    0.942/$100 EAV
    0.939/$100 EAV
    0.947/$100 EAV 
    DuPage County
    0.920/$100 EAV
    0.994/$100 EAV   1.00/$100 EAV

    * Estimated


     

    Public Education

    School District: Elgin Unit 46 (U-46) 847-888-5000; www.u-46.org

    District Area: 90 square miles

    Municipalities included in the District: Bartlett, Elgin, Streamwood, Hanover Park, South Elgin, and Wayne. Also, portions of Hoffman Estates, St. Charles, Carol Stream, Schaumburg, and West Chicago.

    Enrollment 2013-2014: 40,382

           


    Parks and Open Space

    Bartlett Park District: The district owns or leases more than 380 acres of park lands, including indoor and outdoor pools, two golf courses, a ski facility, a skate park and numerous playgrounds and recreational areas. Visit Bartlett Park District.

    Bartlett Bike Path System: 19.6 miles

    Forest Preserve District of Cook County: http://fpdcc.com/

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County: http://dupageforest.com/

      Illinois Department of Natural Resource:
      James "Pate" Philip State Park: 541 acres

       

      Bartlett Hills Golf Course: The Village owns and operates Bartlett Hills Golf Course. This 18-hole municipal course includes a full service clubhouse and restaurant. Visit Bartlett Hills Golf Club.

                 


      Demographics

       Population  
       2010 Census:  
            Cook County  16,797
            DuPage County  24,411
            Kane County     0
            TOTAL:  41,208
         
       1970:  3,501
       1980:  13,254
       *1985:  15,474
       *1987:  16,792
       1990:  19,373
       *1992:  24,384
       *1993:  26,979
       *1995:  31,628
       *1997:  34,299
       *1998:  35,511
       2000:  36,706
       *2005:  39,375
       *2007:  41,402
       2010  41,208

      *Denotes Special Census

      Persons Per Household: 2.93  

       Race:  
       White  79.8%
       Asian  14.4%
       Hispanic  7.5%
       Black  2.1%

        

       Age:  
       younger than 18 years  27.3%
       18 years and older  72.7%
       Median Age  34.8 years

       

      Income
      Median Household Income (2010 dollars): $86,503

       

      Detailed Business Demographics: Very detailed demographics for several commercial areas in Bartlett are available below in Adobe Acrobat format.

      Village of Bartlett demographics 
      Rt 59 & Lake Street demographics 
      Stearns & County Farm Road demographics 
      Downtown Bartlett demographics
      Prospect Avenue & Devon Avenue demographics
      Rt 59 & W Bartlett Road demographics

      Please contact Bartlett Economic Development Coordinator Tony Fradin for detailed up-to-date reports on any site or sites within the U.S. Phone: 630-837-0800 or by e-mail


      Housing

      Building Permits

      Year Single
      Family
      Duplex Townhome
      (Units)
      TOTAL
      1986 198 - 68 266
      1987 217 - 48 265
      1988 407 - 142 549
      1989 369 - 90 459
      1990 674 31 126 831
      1991 614 62 141 817
      1992 722 54 145 921
      1993 658 2 189 714
      1994 547 - 167 714
      1995 270 - 125 395
      1996 294 - 36 330
      1997 199 - 73 254
      1998 181 - 26 207
      1999 159 - 99 285
      2000 69 - 52 121
      2001 67 - 58 125
      2002 113 - 113 226
      2003 88 - 69 157
      2004 242 - 168 410
      2005
      325
      -
      480
      805
      2006 85 10 389* 484
      2007 32 - 5 37
      2008 10 - - 10
      2009 2 - - 2
      2010 1 - - 1

      *includes skilled nursing, special care & assisted living units

      Median Value of a 
      Single Family home - 2010 : $313,800

      Housing Count

        Total Housing Units Occupied Housing Units  Vacant Housing Units
         14,509*  14,073  436
        *Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census