Key findings

  • Winnetka has a Livability Score of 83/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Winnetka crime rates are 68% lower than the Illinois average
  • Cost of living in Winnetka is 110% higher than the Illinois average
  • Winnetka real estate prices are 466% higher than the Illinois average
  • Rental prices in Winnetka are 76% higher than the Illinois average

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      Top Rated Schools in Winnetka

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Greeley Elementary SchoolKG - 427485%
      New Trier Township H S Winnetka10 - 122,93481%
      Carleton W Washburne School7 - 841481%
      Crow Island Elementary School1 - 430970%
      The Skokie School5 - 636769%
      Hubbard Woods Elementary SchoolKG - 428155%
      French SchoolPK - KG19n/a
      Sacred Heart SchoolPK - 8147n/a
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      Winnetka Illinois: A Beautiful Place

      I experienced beautiful vivacity while living in Winnetka Illinois. The city is located in Cook County. Cedar Lake is about 16 miles from Chicago’s central downtown area. The town is highly affluent, however, living expenses are normalized for the area. Winnetka has a progressive school system. They unceasingly are admired nationwide for their academic performance. Winnetka has both high tier public schools as well as private schools for all grades. They also house the Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The town has abundant housing availability, while employment has room for improvement. Winnetka has beautiful weather in all seasons. The upscale community is safe for individuals and families.

      Some of the best areas in Winnetka Illinois surround the Winnetka Park District. Shopping and dining facilities are in close proximity. The area also offers athletic activities such as paddle tennis, ice skating, ice hockey, golf, tennis, and a northern beach lifestyle that is second to none. The township is also known for its remarkable historical architecture.
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      Source: The Winnetka, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).