Inverness is a suburban village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,399 at the 2010 census.
Inverness is located at 42°6′47″N 88°5′54″W / 42.11306°N 88.09833°W / 42.11306; -88.09833 (42.113275, -88.098433).
According to the 2010 census, Inverness has a total area of 6.703 square miles (17.36 km), of which 6.54 square miles (16.94 km) (or 97.57%) is land and 0.163 square miles (0.42 km) (or 2.43%) is water.
The village borders are defined by Barrington Road to the west, Roselle Road to the east, Algonquin Road to the south, and Dundee Road to the north.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,749 people, 2,312 households, and 2,041 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,068.3 people per square mile (412.3/km²). There were 2,361 housing units at an average density of 373.7 per square mile (144.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 91.97% White, 0.67% African American, 0.09% Native American, 6.24% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.90% of the population.
There were 2,312 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.4% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.7% were non-families. 9.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the village, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 37.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $141,672, and the median income for a family was $154,646. Males had a median income of greater than $100,000 versus $60,298 for females. The per capita income for the village was $73,271, making Inverness one of the wealthiest suburbs in Chicago. About 1.2% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.4% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.
Inverness ranks 63rd on the list of highest-income places in the United States, with nearby North Barrington, South Barrington, and Barrington Hills also making the list.