Welcome to Arlington Heights
Located in Lake and Cook Counties just 25 miles from Chicago, Arlington Heights is a growing suburb with around 74,000 total residents. Here, you'll get to enjoy a quaint downtown dotted with local businesses, a plethora of different homes and neighborhoods for every price point, as well as countless year-round events that help you get to know fellow locals. If you're craving small-town life without sacrificing an ounce of convenience, it's time to explore Arlington Heights.
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At a Glance
Major roads: US-14, US-12
Chicago O'Hare International Airport: 19 minutes
Chicago: 1 hr 7 minutes
Barrington Hills: 23 minutes
County: Cook and Lake
Zip codes: 60004, 60005, 60006, 60008, 60056, 60095
Median home value: $396,935
Spotlights of Arlington Heights
Want to experience the best of Arlington Heights? Come visit the iconic Park District, where you can relax by the bubbling fountain or take advantage of the countless facilities. Playgrounds, sports fields and courts, a dog park, Lake Arlington, and even a senior center dot the landscape of this iconic green space that comprises more than 700 acres. Be sure to stop by the community centers for events and classes, too!
Downtown Arlington Heights
Want to really explore Arlington Heights? Take a stroll down Campbell Street, and it won't take you long to get familiar with the community's top local businesses. Salsa 17's eclectic decor is almost as impressive as its upscale Mexican cuisine, while Runner's High 'n Tri has everything you need to stay active. Be sure to catch a performance at Big Shot Piano Lounge and grab some fresh produce courtesy of the farmers market.
Just southwest of Arlington Heights, Woodfield Mall serves as one of the largest retail destinations in the Chicago suburbs. In addition to all the brand-name stores you know and love, shoppers can also enjoy countless restaurants, a bowling alley, a game lounge, and even a comedy club. This one stop-shop features everything you could possibly need...and so much more!
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What You'll LOVE in Arlington Heights
Wondering what else this growing village has to offer? The short answer would be everything! Here are a few more perks that come with living in Arlington Heights.
Many residents of Arlington Heights commute to Chicago, which is just under an hour away. However, this community offers its own selection careers in a variety of fields. The Arlington International Racecourse employs 4,500 seasonal employees, making it the largest company in the area. Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals can find work at Northwest Community Healthcare, a 489-bed acute care facility.
Looking for something fun to do in Arlington Heights? Check out the community's packed calendar of events! In addition to the farmers market, locals love attending the August Walk in the Park Festival, which features work by Midwestern artists. The Taste of Arlington Heights highlights the town's bustling foodie culture with live music and tastings. Don't forget to attend the November Tree Lighting to get into the holiday spirit!
Children living in Arlington Heights primarily attend Arlington Heights School District 25, though some are zoned to Prospect Heights School District 23, Wheeling School District 21, Elk Grove School District 59, and Community Consolidated School District 15. John Hersey High School has been named the 13th Best High School in all of Illinois, and its band program was recognized by the John Phillip Sousa Foundation.
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