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Barrington is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Barrington. For links to other places called Barrington, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Barrington is 42.111N. The longitude is -88.179W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,026.
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21% of Barrington residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barrington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barrington was $52,500, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Barrington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Barrington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $881. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,144.
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barrington political report.
The average commute time for Barrington workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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