Welcome to Hinsdale
Idyllic small-town lifestyle minutes from Chicago.
When you take a 20-minute train ride west out of Chicago, you’ll find yourself entering the picturesque, luxurious community of Hinsdale. Considered one of the most affluent towns in Illinois and the very definition of suburban living, Hinsdale is a quiet, prosperous neighborhood located just minutes away from all the conveniences of Chicago.
Officially incorporated in 1873, this beautiful city has held strong to its historic past — its residents place great importance on maintaining traditional values as well as the town’s stunning classic architecture. Many homes in the downtown area are done exquisitely in the original colonial style. However, you can also find a variety of mid-century homes and even sprawling modern mansions.
What to Love
- A tight-knit community with neighborly values
- Magnificent homes with an array of architecture
- The highly rated public school system
- Dedication to the preservation of historic architecture
People & Lifestyle
The community of Hinsdale is made up of predominantly affluent families, and the median household income reaches well above the national average. The majority of residents hold white-collar jobs, and many fill more executive-level roles.
The prosperity of the area as well as the hometown charm of the community has made it an ideal place for up-and-coming families. There are a number of family-oriented activities and events in the neighborhood, including nature preserves, and historic sites.
Hinsdale residents are also dedicated to high-quality education, and the town boasts some of the highest-rated public schools in the state.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
While Hinsdale residents can easily access the many dining options in Chicago within minutes, they also have world-class restaurants right in town. Fuller House
has been serving Hinsdale guests since 2015 and has quickly become one of the favorite local hot spots. Their menu includes an array of delectable dishes such as zucchini fries, hickory-smoked brisket chili, and a steak chimichurri that will blow you away. Make sure you try a side of their delicious baked mac & cheese before you leave. Cafe La Fortuna
is another popular stop for Hinsdale residents, offering some of the best house-roasted coffee and paninis you’ll find anywhere.
If you’re looking to make dinner at home, you’ll be able to find high-quality products at a number of different world-class shops, including Kramer Foods
and Prime “N” Tender
Meats, an exceptional gourmet butcher shop.
Things to Do
The Hinsdale community ensures that residents have exciting events and activities to take part in all year round. Every year The Community House puts on their Annual Holiday Ball
, a night filled with dining, dancing, and even a silent auction.
The Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce puts on an annual summer concert series known as Uniquely Thursdays
, where the town streets fill with fun, upbeat music for 10 weeks in a row. This event is also full of street vendors and food stalls, making it a great evening out for the whole family.
The Hinsdale community loves showing its support for one another, and the annual Walk for Wellness House
is just one example of their dedication. The walk has been a great way to raise money for this incredible establishment that does amazing work for cancer patients and their families in the area.
The Hinsdale community highly values the education and well-being of every local child, resulting in one of the highest-rated school systems in the state of Illinois. Some local schools worth noting include: