Glenview

Welcome to Glenview

A historical nature lover’s paradise on the North Shore, surrounded by preserved forests
 
 
The historical Village of Glenview, Illinois, is home to beautiful and old communities, some dating back to the turn of the 20th century. Every neighborhood features impeccably maintained homes, making every street lovely for scenic walks. This incredibly sought-after city is popular for its proximity to Chicago, rich history, and incredible amenities, including top-tier shopping, 34 parks, and a widely successful public transportation system.

Well-established communities provide an abundance of homes, allowing buyers an array of options. While townhomes have gained popularity recently, large homes with sprawling estates aren’t uncommon here. There’s plenty of open land for those looking to build. Away from your home, you’ll find a suburban paradise full of activity. Over 1,000 acres of preserved forest surround the village and beyond, crisscrossed by beautiful parks, nature reserves, and greenways. Locals love playing golf at one of Illinois’ top courses and eating at several elegant restaurants serving classic and delectable flavors. If the museums, parks, restaurants, and music venues aren’t enough to keep you busy, the city’s numerous annual events and festivals are sure to impress.
 

What to Love

● Suburban living with Chicago’s world-renowned amenities at your doorstep
● Well-established and close-knit communities
● Top-rated schools

Local Lifestyle

You’ll find a close-knit community full of people who love wildlife in Glenview. Outdoor adventures and activities for all ages keep locals busy and happy throughout the year. Those looking for premier shopping can find it at retail complexes like The Glen Town Center and Glenbrook Marketplace, while residents searching for top-tier entertainment will be impressed with stunning performances from Oil Lamp Theater. Locals love the vast array of amenities and the enthusiastic community spirit of Glenview.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Wildfire brings its name to life with textures of rich mahogany adorning its furniture. Experience refined service in an elegant atmosphere while delighting your tastebuds with delectable treats. Every plate will leave you craving for more; from the steak to the seafood, there’s not a dish to miss. Fortunately, the steakhouse's relaxed atmosphere and splendid marble facade invite you to return any day of the week.

Glenview takes its perfectly-cooked steaks seriously, something House 406 perfectly demonstrates. The farm-to-table shares in the chic yet intimate setting create the perfect place for a quiet conversation with a special someone. The servers understand the menu's flavor profile impeccably, offering exquisite recommendations guaranteed to satisfy you. Don’t skip out on the fine bourbon selection or creative cocktails as you indulge in the many flavors of House 406.

Exploring the tastes of another world is a great way to travel without leaving your neighborhood. From the moment you step into Pomeroy until you savor the last bite of your meal, you’ll feel like you’re in a quaint little cafe outside the Eiffel Tower. The authentic French fares are unlike anything served in the states, and the decor is extravagant, with gold embellishments finely decorating the restaurant alongside a chandelier hanging from a metallic saffron ceiling.

Speaking of flavorful cuisine, Tocco knows how to impress guests with its authentic and delectable Italian fare. They provide simple, fresh, and innovative entrees that exhilarate every palate.
 

Things to Do

People move to Glenview for endless amenities. Here, everything you could want or need is at your fingertips. Enjoy a life of quiet serenity in nature, with music, history, and culture around every corner. The Glen Club is consistently rated as one of the top five golf courses in Illinois and the top 100 courses in the entire country. The course is a William Flynn design renowned by Tom Doak for its incredible terrain and challenging holes. Here, you can perfect your game before relaxing over old-world Italian fare in their delicious restaurant.

Living in a town nestled around preserved forests means you’ll have access to various outdoor recreation. Here you’ll find an endless array of parks, nature preserves, and greenways to explore. A favorite around town is Flick Park, with its beautiful nature trail, grassy fields forested by trees, and children’s playground. In winter, Flick Park’s hills turn into sledding oases, and the volleyball courts transform into ice hockey rinks.

Glenview’s rich history and proximity to Chicago imbue the town with a world of culture. Explore the abundance of museums, from Kohl Children's Museum to the Illinois Holocaust Museum. History, art, and science abound, but that’s not all; Glenview’s music scene isn’t one to skip. Every year Summer Sunset Fest brings live music, cold beers, and the flavors of local eateries to one place for all to enjoy.
 

Schools

Glenview Public School District 34 serves the Village of Glenview and is home to numerous widely-successful schools aimed at providing top-tier educational opportunities for all students. Highly esteemed institutions nearby include:

  • Hoffman Elementary School, Grades 3-5
  • Pleasant Ridge Elementary School, Grades 3-5
 

Overview for Glenview, IL

48,150 people live in Glenview, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $70,217. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,150

Total Population

46 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$70,217

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Glenview, IL

Glenview has 18,406 households, with an average household size of 2.58. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Glenview do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 48,150 people call Glenview home. The population density is 3,439 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,150

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46

Median Age

48.07 / 51.93%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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10-17 Years

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25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
18,406

Total Households

2.58

Average Household Size

$70,217

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
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60+ Minutes

Schools in Glenview, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Glenview. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Avoca West Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Lyon Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Pleasant Ridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
4/5
Open Arms Christian Child Development Center
PRIVATE
K - 1st
No rating available
Creme De La Creme Glenview
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Glen Grove Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
5/5
Henking Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Glenbrook Evening High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Catherine Laboure School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Hoffman Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
4/5
Henry Winkelman Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Evanston Day School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Knowledge Beginnings
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Springman Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Westbrook Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Attea Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Willowbrook Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Glenbrook South High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Glenbrook Off-Campus Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Glenview New Church School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Gertruge B Nielsen Child Care & Learning Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available

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