What you need to know
Starting somewhere around River Grove, Chicago’s northwest suburbs stretch to include everything from Norridge and Des Plaines, to Barrington and Hoffman Estates. Including some of the wealthiest communities in the region, the northwest suburbs are known for their large neighborhoods and bustling downtowns. Close in proximity to O’hare International Airport, these communities are a favorite among new families relocating out of the city in search of more space.
Counties Cook, Lake, Dupage
Zip: 60102, 60010, 60120, 60171, etc.
Communities: River Grove, Norridge, Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Mt. Prospect, Schaumburg Barrington, Elgin, Palatine, Hoffman Estates, McHenry etc.
Major CTA Stops: Metra Milwaukee District West, Metra North Central Service, Metra Union Pacific Northwest