Village of Bartlett, Illinois  •  228 S. Main St. •  Bartlett, IL 60103  •  630.837.0800  •  www.village.bartlett.il.us
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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
      Monthly fare to Chicago Loop - approximately $128.25

    • 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 - March 2, 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

      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.

      District Area: 90 Square Miles
      Facilities within U-46: 40 Elementary schools
      8 Middle schools
      5 High schools
      1 Alternative High School
      Facilities that service Bartlett: 11 Elementary schools
      4 Middle schools
      2 High schools
      Personnel (2010-11): based on FTE,
      not head count
      2,203 Teachers
      176 Administrators
      1,281 Support Staff
      Enrollment
      (November 2010):
      40,784
      Board of Education: President, Vice President
      4 Board Members, 1 Secretary
      Curriculum: College prep, general, vocational, and special education. 60% of U-46 students pursue higher education after high school.

  • Parks and Open Space

      Park Sites & Facilities
      Locations
      Acres
      1. Ancient Oaks Park
      Thousand Oaks Drive & Ancient Oaks Court
      3.5
      2. Apple Orchard Community Park
      696 West Stearns Road & 700 S. Bartlett Road
      77
      T.C. White Administration Building 696 West Stearns Road  
      Apple Orchard Golf Course 696 West Stearns Road  
      Donald H. Schrade Gymnasium 696 West Stearns Road  
      Maintenance Facility 696 West Stearns Road  
      3. Apple Orchard Greenway Martingale Drive & Cuyahoga Drive 8
      4. Apple Orchard West Park 696 West Stearns Road  
      5. Auburn Hills Park Auburn Lane & Norfolk Ave.  
      6. Bartlett Aquatic Center 620 West Stearns Road 5
      7. Bartlett Community Center 700 South Bartlett Road  
      LIFECENTER Health & Fitness Club 700 South Bartlett Road  
      The Oak Room 700 South Bartlett Road  
      Splash Central 700 South Bartlett Road  
      O'Brien Woods Interpretive Trail 700 South Bartlett Road  
      8. Bartlett Nature Center 2054 W. Stearns Road  
      9. Bartlett Park 102 North Eastern Avenue 4
      Bartlett Gazebo 102 North Eastern Avenue  
      Log Cabin 102 North Eastern Avenue  
      10. Bartlett Skate Park 620 West Stearns Road  
      11. Beaver Pond Braintree Lane & Kingston Lane  
      12. Blue Heron Park 350 Blue Heron Way  
      13. Camelot on Mayfair Camden Lane 11.2
      14. Coyote Junction Fieldcrest Dr. & Weston Ct.  
      15. Fairview Park Woodland Hills Prkwy. & Woodland Hills Dr. 4
      16. Firefighters Park Lela Lane & Ford Lane 1
      17. Glenn A. Koehler Athletic Fields Route 25 & West Bartlett Road  
      18. Green Meadows Park Lynnfield Lane & Stearns Road 3.5
      19. Happy Trails Park Woodland Hills Dr. & Forest Preserve Dr. 4.5
      20. Hawk View Park Pleasant Drive  
      21. Hidden Oaks Park Hamilton Court 3.2
      22. Hilltop Park Bay Meadows Drive & Keenland Drive  
      23. Humbracht Park Struckman Boulevard & Silver Circle 10.7
      24. Huntington Meadows Woodland Hills Drive & Saddle Ridge Place 3.2
      25. Kermit's Korner Park Place Drive 1.6
      26. Kjar Park Snowdrift Circle 5.6
      27. Leiseberg Park 285 East Devon Avenue 12
      28. Nature Ridge Park Westridge Boulevard & Butler Drive 30
      29. Newport Park Newport Boulevard 3.1
      30. Oak Grove Park West Devon Avenue & Holly Drive 12.9
      31. Peregrine Park Peregrine Parkway & Horizon Drive 1.1
      32. Prairieview Park Superior Circle & Beaumont Court 11.8
      33. Regency Oaks Park ` Regency Drive  
      34. Riley's Run Lambert Lane & Thornbury Dr.  
      35. Schick Park Beacon Lane & Mayflower Lane 5.3
      36. Schoppe Park Taylor Avenue & Crest Avenue 11
      37. Schrader Park Fairfax Circle & Penny Lane 10.7
      38. Struckman Basin Struckman Boulevard 4
      39. Sunrise Park Foster Avenue 43
      40.Sunrise Disc Golf Course Struckman Boulevard & Appletree Lane  
      41. Sunset Park Struckman Boulevard 13
      42. Tallgrass Park Tallgrass Drive & Millwood Drive 7
      43. Trails End Park Millwood Drive & Longford 19.2
      44. Vally View Park Westridge Boulevard 25
      45. Villa Olivia 1401 W. Lake Street  
      46. Walnut Corner Route 59 & Red Oak Drive 0.3
      47. Winding Creek Commons Francine Drive & Gingerbrook Lane 7.3
      48. Windy Oaks Park Silk Oak Lane & Spaulding Road 4.4

       

      Bartlett Bike Path System: 19.6 miles

      Forest Preserve District of Cook County
      Poplar Creek 4,406 acres

      Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
      Hawk Hollow 1,166 acres
      Pratt Wayne Woods 1,281 acres
      Wayne Grove 71 acres
      West Branch - Upper 801 acres
      West Branch - Lower 937 acres

      Illinois Department of Natural Resources
      Tri-County State Park 541 acres

      Additional Facilities
      Bartlett Hills Golf Course The Village owns and operates Bartlett Hills Golf Course. This 18-hole course includes a full service clubhouse and restaurant. This course is funded primarily by user fees and, in part, by a small portion of the property tax bill.


      Villa Ollivia Golf Club

      Bartlett Park District owns and operates the 18-hole Villa Olivia golf course which includes a clubhouse, banquet facility and downhill ski area.

  • Demographics


  • 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