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Northbrook is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Northbrook is 42.127N. The longitude is -87.828W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 646 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,061.
The village for incorporated in 1901.
The village's name was changed to Northbrook in 1923, in an attempt to improve the community's somewhat seedy reputation.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Northbrook demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60062 ZIP code.
16% of Northbrook residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northbrook ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Northbrook was $50,765, compared with $21,587 nationally.
62% of Northbrook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Northbrook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,215. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,093.
Libraries in Northbrook include Northbrook Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Northbrook include Riverside-Brookfield Landmark
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Northbrook political report.
Northbrook restaurants taking online reservations include Forty One North, Kamehachi of Tokyo - Northbrook, Prairie Grass Cafe ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Northbrook workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Northbrook between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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