Glencoe is a charming village located in Cook County, Illinois.

Welcome to Glencoe

Glencoe is a charming village located in Cook County, Illinois. It is situated on the western shore of Lake Michigan, about 20 miles north of downtown Chicago. Glencoe is known for its beautiful homes, tree-lined streets, and excellent schools.

Real Estate Market:

Glencoe's real estate market is highly competitive, with many beautiful homes available for sale. The median home value in Glencoe is $1.1 million, and the average price per square foot is $343. The village offers a mix of historic homes, new construction, and luxury estates. The real estate market in Glencoe is stable, and home values have been steadily increasing over the past few years.

Area Highlights:

Glencoe is a picturesque village with a vibrant downtown area that offers a variety of shopping and dining options. The village is also home to several parks and nature preserves, including the Chicago Botanic Garden, which features 385 acres of gardens and natural areas. Glencoe Beach is a popular destination for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking.

Community Amenities:

Glencoe offers a wide range of community amenities, including a public library, community center, and several parks and playgrounds. The village also has a highly rated public school system, with several elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school.

Things to do in Glencoe

  1. Visit the Chicago Botanic Garden: This beautiful garden is located in Glencoe and features 385 acres of landscaped gardens and natural habitats.
  2. Explore Glencoe Beach: This beach is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and offers swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, and more.
  3. Visit the Writers Theatre: This theatre is dedicated to producing the best of classic and contemporary theatre and is located in Glencoe.
  4. Check out the Glencoe Historical Society: This society is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Glencoe and offers tours and exhibits.
  5. Go shopping on Park Avenue: This charming street is lined with unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants.
  6. Hike the Skokie Lagoons: This nature preserve is located in Glencoe and offers miles of hiking trails and scenic views.
  7. Visit the Kohl Children's Museum: This museum is located in nearby Glenview and offers hands-on exhibits and activities for children.
Area Schools: Glencoe is served by the Glencoe School District 35, which includes three elementary schools and a middle school. High school students attend New Trier Township High School District 203, which is consistently ranked as one of the top high school districts in the state.

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Overview for Glencoe, IL

8,824 people live in Glencoe, where the median age is 46.1 and the average individual income is $128,770. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Glencoe, IL

Glencoe has 3,195 households, with an average household size of 2.76. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Glencoe do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,824 people call Glencoe home. The population density is 2,373.49 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Glencoe, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Glencoe. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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South Elementary School
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Around Glencoe, IL

There's plenty to do around Glencoe, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Fresh Plan, Three Twelve Tudor, and Fitness Together.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.6 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.53 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.41 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.52 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
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