Ranked in the 94th percentile


  • Winnetka is ranked #37 in Illinois
  • Winnetka is ranked #1,719 in the USA
  • High Income per Capita
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Winnetka, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Edison Park, Chicago797.811,128
Forest Glen, Chicago78818,298
Lincoln Park, Chicago7413.664,965
Lake View, Chicago7411.997,804
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Norwood Park, Chicago72937,477
North Center, Chicago7211.434,931
Jefferson Park, Chicago688.726,594
Lincoln Square, Chicago679.441,305

Best Cities Near Winnetka, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Western Springs, IL8622.513,133
Clarendon Hills, IL85248,641
Kenilworth, IL841.92,613
Indian Head Park, IL8324.73,823
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Geneva, IL8333.921,732
Naperville, IL8332.8145,789
Wheaton, IL8325.553,568
Hinsdale, IL8223.217,438
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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).