Relocating to Glencoe
Glencoe is a suburb of Chicago with a population of around 9,000 and a median income of $212K. Glencoe, in Cook County, is one of the best places for families to live in Illinois and offers residents a rural-feeling environment, amazing schools, outdoor activities, and a decent downtown commute. Set yourself up for success in Glencoe by making informed choices before you move. The easiest is choosing Moovers Chicago as your Glencoe movers.
Real Estate in Glencoe
The median home value is $1.1M with around 93% of residents owning their home; median property tax is $3,500. For those few who rent, the median rent is $1,600 / month (compared to the national average of $1,163).
Getting Around in Glencoe
Unlike many suburbs, Glencoe is very walk-able. With a score of 73 (out of 100) meaning that many daily errands can be done on foot. Glencoe has a bike-ability score of 67, which indicates the presence of some infrastructure for cyclists (bike lanes and trails, hills, road connectivity, etc.).
Glencoe has a rail station on Metra's Union Pacific North (UP-N) line. The station has 7 parking lots for a combined 416 spaces (combined permit and daily). The station is also accessible via the PACE 213 line (Green Bay Road Line).
Things to do in Glencoe
Located just 24 miles north of Chicago’s Loop, the Village of Glencoe is bordered by Lake Michigan, the Cook County Forest Preserve and the Glencoe Golf Course. With abundant parks, convenient beach facilities and an attractive business districts, Glencoe is a great place to live. The downtown Glencoe area has abundant locations for shopping or dining. Alternatively spend some time at the Chicago Botanic Garden, enjoy a show at the regionally acclaimed Writers Theatre, or to take in the sight of one of the thirteen Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structures.
Several regional trail systems lead to, connect with, and/or pass through Glencoe. The North Branch Trail is a 20-mile paved bicycle trail beginning at Devon Avenue in Chicago and ending at Dundee Road (Route 68) in Glencoe. Trail-goers may continue on after this point, passing through the Chicago Botanic Garden north to Lake Cook Road. A new multi-use trail meanders along Lake Cook Road through the McDonald and Turnbull Woods Forest Preserves and connects to the east with the Green Bay Trail at the Braeside Metra station. The 10-mile Green Bay Trail is a combination of paved and crushed limestone trail beginning in Wilmette and connecting with Lake County’s significant trail system to the north.
About Moovers Chicago
Moovers Chicago is a family-owned, professional moving company based in Chicago. We offer a range of services, including residential, commercial moving and storage services. We also have packing and unpacking services to further ease the burden of moving. No matter the size of the job, our first priority is to make your move as stress-free as possible.