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Port Barrington, Illinois

Fox River Valley Gardens
Location of Port Barrington in Lake County, Illinois.
Location of Port Barrington in Lake County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
Counties Lake, McHenry
Founded 1927
Incorporated 1969
Re-Incorporated 2002
Area
 • Total 1.32 sq mi (3.42 km2)
 • Land 1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,584
 • Density 1,365.52/sq mi (527.16/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP
60010
FIPS code 17-61216

Port Barrington (also referred to as Fox River Valley Gardens or FRG) is a village in Lake and McHenry counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. It was formerly known as Fox River Valley Gardens, but the name was changed in 2002 to Port Barrington. The population was 1,517 at the 2010 census, up from 788 in 2000.

Geography

Port Barrington is located at 42°14′37″N 88°11′53″W / 42.24361°N 88.19806°W / 42.24361; -88.19806 (42.243667, -88.198000).

According to the 2010 census, Port Barrington has a total area of 1.286 square miles (3.33 km2), of which 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2) (or 89.42%) is land and 0.136 square miles (0.35 km2) (or 10.58%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 428
1980 520 21.5%
1990 665 27.9%
2000 788 18.5%
2010 1,517 92.5%
2020 1,584 4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 788 people, 295 households, and 233 families residing in the village. The population density was 805.0 people per square mile (310.5/km2). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 326.9 per square mile (126.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.59% White, 0.51% African American, 1.02% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.79% of the population.

There were 295 households, out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.0% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 26.8% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 43.3% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.6 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $114,750. The median property value in the village was $283,300.

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