Learn more about Glencoe, Illinois
Glencoe, Illinois is a smaller village located on the northern border of Cook County and is part of the area's North Shore. It is home to about 9,000 residents. The late 19th century and early 20th century saw many tasteful homes being built in Glencoe. There are homes built by renowned architects such as David Adler, George Washington Maher and many others. There are also several structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Glencoe has a Village Manager form of government. It had one of the first public safety departments (combined police/fire/paramedic). In 1921, it adopted the first zoning code in Illinois. It is predominantly a single-family residential area, with no industrial uses. It has a small, interconnected business district that provides most basic services, including a post office, a library, Village Hall and a performing arts theatre. In the last 20 years, major reconstruction has been completed of its street and sidewalk network. The business district has had brick sidewalks and period streetlights installed. Many public buildings have been or are being remodeled. The private golf clubs have seen major remodeling, additions, and reconstruction.
Other Glencoe, Illinois stats:
Population: 8,723, of which 49.3% are male, 50.7% are female.
Median resident age: 44.0 years, Illinois average age: 42.2 years old.
Zip codes: 60022, 60093
Source: 2010 U.S. Census
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