Since 1997, Burr Ridge became known as one of the 300 wealthiest communities in America. Before that, in 1984, Burr Ridge was the first within DuPage County to provide Lake Michigan water to all of its’ customers. To this day, there are plenty of Burr Oak trees in Burr Ridge and the burr oak leaf became the Village emblem. Another unique perk of Burr Ridge is having one of the lowest tax rates in DuPage County. Burr Ridge’s motto truly is, “A Very Special Place.”
Originally, Burr Ridge was predominantly farmland and in 2006 the goal of the town was to preserve hallmark woodlands and ponds while planning a seven square mile community. Currently, Burr Ridge is blended with an established townhome community, immense residences, and valued members of the business community. The median age of Burr Ridge, according to livability.com is 51 years old with a population of approximately 10,753.
James and Denise Orrico specialize in short sales, REO Properties, and traditional Residential Real Estate. They have successfully worked through industry challenges such as foreclosures and economic declines. The Orrico Team measure their success not only through awards and achievements but also more importantly through the satisfaction of their customers.
The Orrico Team is happy to provide the Burr Ridge area with information on the process of residential real estate transactions. From the perspective of buyers and sellers, short sale, foreclosure assistance and information, and much-needed advice on how to avoid a foreclosure. Denise and James will be happy to help you with your real estate transactions whether you are in the market to buy or sell a home.
To learn more about the services the Orrico Team provide, please go to their services page here.
Please use the Illinois official source for information about public schools in the entire state. This source is a guide to help you become knowledgeable about the education for your children within DuPage County. Visit our School District page for helpful information regarding academic performance, school environment, educators, students, and highlights provided by principals.
The Burr Ridge Village Center is the to-go spot for shopping and living where the action is. There are over 195,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants, along with luxury residential units and office condos. If you are wanting to make shopping an all-day event, the village center is only 15 miles west of Downtown Chicago.
More info for the Burr Ridge Village Center, click here.
The Burr Ridge Village Center shares a variety of exclusive retail shopping and fun, educational activities that families can enjoy such as, the Story Stroll. There are also concerts every weekend after 5PM during the Summertime. The Kohler Water Spa offers a variety of therapeutic treatments and a 25-foot whirlpool!
According to Neighborhood Watch, Burr Ridge is rated 75 out of 100, 100 being the safest. Per 100k people, Burr Ridge had an annual report of 838 crimes. Burr Ridge averages 66% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 70% lower. If you would like to read more on Burr Ridge crime rate please click here.
The Village of Burr Ridge is centrally located to interstates I-55, I-80, and 294, as well as Routes 83 and LaGrange Road. There are 2 airports and 9 Amtrak stations 30 miles within Burr Ridge Village Center. I-55 and County Line has an available Park-n-Ride that can be found here.