Palatine is located in Cook County and is situated in the northwest suburbs. It is a wonderful mix of residential property, light industrial and office space, beautiful parks and award winning schools. Palatine is only 30 miles from Chicago and 14 miles from O’Hare Airport.

Deal With Diamond’s top 5 reasons to live in Palatine:

1. Award-winning Schools
Palatine is the third largest elementary school district in Illinois and home to 3 top rated schools: Pleasant Hill Elementary, Hunting Ridge Elementary, and Marion Jordan Elementary. School District 15 has 10 elementary schools and 2 junior high schools that help prepare our youth for secondary education. The village is also home to two highly regarded high schools: William Fremd and Palatine High School. It serves a diverse population that includes students from Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, South Barrington, Arlington Heights, and Schaumburg. In 2003, CCSD15 was awarded the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award by George Bush.

2. Great Neighborhoods
With a population of 69,387 people, Palatine offers 38 neighborhoods. These neighborhoods offer everything from a townhouse community (Heritage Manor, Parkside on the Green) to single family homes (Plum Grove Hills, Pleasant Hill, Hunting Ridge), to luxury real estate (Prairie Creek Estates, Lakeside Estates). The median home value in Palatine is $243,300 and the median rent price in Palatine is $1,400.

3. Parks/Pools
Palatine offers several pools that include zero depth entry, separate baby pools, diving wells, water slides, and lap lanes. Palatine also is home to 28 beautiful parks that are maintained by the Palatine Park District. The main objective of the PPD is to keep the parks and pools safe and clean for all to enjoy.

4. Restaurants and Nightlife
Palatine has a thriving downtown area that offers several different restaurants and bars. A wide variety of cuisine is offered throughout the town that includes: Chinese, Mexican, American, Italian, and more. Each year, Palatine also hosts a family-friendly street festival that includes live music, games, food, and drinks.
Check out two of our favorite restaurants/bars in Palatine
Tap House-
Durty Nellies-

5. Palatine Resources
Palatine has wonderful resources for its residents that include: 5 police and fire stations, a new Community Center, Village Hall, a newly remodeled library and a wonderful park district. The town also offers several different shopping centers and a variety of grocery stores like Marianos, Jewel, Whole Foods, Aldi, and more.

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