You can personally check out the Illinois School Report card for District 118 of which Port Barrington is part of. Schools in Wauconda and Island Lake are utilized by children in all Port Barrington communities.... more
You can easily find out the answer by calling your township assessor's office and give them a specific address. They have the square footage on file. You can also access the assessors website yourself which will usually have the information.
This does seem like an extremely high number of homes. I having shown homes and having sold a couple in this subdivision. My opinion is that this area is a nice starter home community. It is an affordable way to get into the "Barrington" area of homes. I think given this fact, and the fact that most people live in their homes an average of 5 to 7 years, it make sense that homeowners may have outgrown their homes. Of course there are many other reasons that could account for the high number of homes on the market, estate sales, divorce, job transfers, illness, loss of job etc. This, coupled with long market times of today's real estate market, may put you in an advantageous position.... more