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About Winnetka

Winnetka is a suburb in the Chicago Metro Area and in the Cook County. It has a population of 12,607 and a population density of 3,307, which is 97% above the national average. It has a median age of 43, which is 5 years above the Chicago Metro median age and 4 years above the national average.


Winnetka has a median home value of $1,452,800, which is 78% above the Metro average.The average rent of $4,456 is 58% above the metro average rent and 53% above the national average rent. The average household income in Winnetka is $250,000 , which is 67% above the Metro average household income and 70% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Winnetka is 10. Winnetka also has a crime index 32 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Chicago.


$1,452,800Median Home Value
$319,962 Chicago Metro Area
$4,456Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
7 /10 - 10 /10
School Rating
32
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
35 mins To Chicago Metro Area

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Winnetka's population is made up of 76% married, 18% single, 4% divorced and 3% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 40%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 12%. Homeowners make up 92% of the population in Winnetka.

12,607Population
9,442,159 Chicago Metro Area
3,307Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
43 Median Age
38 Chicago Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Winnetka is $154,576. The Median Household Income is $250,000 and the Winnetka Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$154,576Income Per Capita
$45,877 Chicago Metro Area
$250,000Median Household Income
$82,914 Chicago Metro Area
2% Poverty Rate
11% Chicago Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
5% Chicago Metro Area
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$1,452,800Median Home Value
$319,962 Chicago Metro Area
$4,456Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Chicago Metro Area

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Renters
8%
Home Owners
92%
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7 /10 - 10 /10
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Top Schools in Winnetka

Avoca School District 37
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235 Beech Drive, Glenview, IL, 60025
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Glencoe School District 35
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620 Greenwood Avenue, Glencoe, IL, 60022
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Winnetka School District 36
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520 Glendale Avenue, Winnetka, IL, 60093
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Winnetka School District 36
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1110 Chatfield Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093
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Winnetka School District 36
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275 Fairview Avenue, Winnetka, IL, 60093
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35 mins
Chicago Metro Area
Commute To
O'Hare International Airport
27 mins
Niles Township, IL
12 mins
Depaul College Prep Schl
21 mins
Loyola University Chicago
19 mins
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Winnetka crime index is 32 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Winnetka.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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