Burr Ridge (formerly Harvester) is a suburb of Chicago, in Cook and DuPage counties, Illinois, United States. The village is among the wealthiest towns in Illinois and is locally known for its large, elegant mansions and luxury lifestyles. The population was 10,559 at the 2010 census.
Burr Ridge is located at 41°45′11″N 87°55′12″W / 41.75306°N 87.92000°W / 41.75306; -87.92000 (41.753030, -87.919998).
According to the 2010 census, Burr Ridge has a total area of 7.141 square miles (18.50 km), of which 7 square miles (18.13 km) (or 98.03%) is land and 0.141 square miles (0.37 km) (or 1.97%) is water.
Burr Ridge lies in both Du Page and Cook counties. The village is bordered by Hinsdale to the north, Western Springs to the northeast, Indian Head Park to the east, Willow Springs to the south and southeast, and Willowbrook to the west, along with several unincorporated areas.
As of the census of 2000, there were 10,408 people, 3,541 households, and 2,914 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,620.1 people per square mile (625.9/km²). There were 3,679 housing units at an average density of 572.7 per square mile (221.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 90.69% White, 0.98% African American, 0.03% Native American, 8.93% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.
The top five ancestries reported in Burr Ridge as of the 2000 census were German (21.2%), Irish (17.4%), Italian (12.2%), Polish (9.8%) and English (9.3%).
There were 3,541 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.4% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.22.
In the village, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 20.1% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $129,507, and the median income for a family was $186,480. Males had a median income of $99,060 versus $47,824 for females. The per capita income for the village was $58,518. About 2.5% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.
Burr Ridge Illinois neighborhoods include: Ambriance Dr, Arrowhead Farm, Burr Ridge, Carriage Way, Chasemoor & BR, County Line/N Frontage, Devon, Elm, Falling Water, Meadowbrook, Park Ave, Tri-State Village