Bartonville IL Homes for Sale
Bartonville Real Estate
Bartonville, Illinois, is a village located a few minutes southwest of Peoria. The smaller community has a population of 6406 people. The town could be the ideal location if you’re looking for a quieter area close to amenities and travel. The Peoria International Airport is located on the Northwest edge of Bartonville. Residents in Bartonville have an average commute, with most residents driving 15 to 30 minutes to get to and from work.
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More About Bartonville Real Estate
- The median home value in Bartonville $138,042.
- Almost half (46.4 percent) of home values are between $116,001 and $231,000
- Another 34.5 percent of homes sit between $58,001 and $116,000.
Most of the households (89.2 percent) are single-family properties, and 84.4 percent of residents own their own home. Since 2000, home values have increased 38.7 percent.
Age of Homes
- 57.6 percent of Bartonville homes were built between 1940 and 1969.
- 18.4 percent were built before 1939
- 17.6 percent were built between 1970 and 1999
- 6.3 percent were built since the year 2000.
Bartonville is mixed regarding population age.
- About 31 percent of the residents are between 35 and 54
- 28.0 percent are 55 or older
- Just over 19 percent of the population is between 5 and 17 years old
- 10.1 percent are between the ages of 25 and 34
Both blue- and white-collar industries are heavily represented in Bartonville.
Bartonville is primarily white. Caucasians make up 94.6 percent of the population.
The median household income Bartonville is $56,515.
About 19 percent of the residents in Bartonville have a college degree and 92.8 percent have a high school degree.
History of Bartonville
The Village of Bartonville was incorporated in 1903. The suburban neighborhood covers about 8 square miles of land. Bartonville is named after W.C.H. Barton. The Barton family first settled the area in the early 1800s. At one time, the village had at least 11 saloons and played home to immigrant miners from Scotland, Ireland, England and Italy. The town was also home to the largest feed mill in the world during the 1920s.
Some famous people got their start in Bartonville including Mike Dunne, a first round draft pick of the St Louis Cardinals in 1984 and a Silver Medal winner in the 1984 Olympics. 2018 Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee, Jim Thome, was born and raised in Peoria but went to Limestone Community High School in Bartonville.
Attractions and Traditions
Limestone Township Pool: Cool off in the heat of the summer at the Limestone Township Pool. The pool is located inside Alpha Park and opens on Memorial Day. The pool occasionally hosts special events and offers swim lessons.
Bartonville Fire Department Fish Fry: Get involved with the community at the annual fish fry. The event is usually held in August and spans three days. Activities include barbecues, live entertainment, and a carnival. Funds raised are used to help support the local fire department.
Parks and Activities
Alpha Park: This 18-acre park includes a softball complex with five softball fields, concession stands, a playground, public pool, and covered picnic areas.
Alpha Park Library: Aside from the traditional services, the Alpha Park Library hosts youth programs and special events throughout the month. Entrepreneurs can access small business resources, and book lovers can meet up to discuss the latest book of the month.
Mendenhall Park: This large outdoor recreation area sits along the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway. The park includes wetland restoration areas, boating, and hiking paths. This park is particularly popular among outdoor lovers hoping to spot an eagle, blue herons, or other wildlife.
Coyote Creek Golf Club: Take a swing on this 18-hole course that covers 6,700 yards on 10 acres of land. The challenging course is nestled on a property with lakes, creeks, bridges, and waterfalls. Beginners (or experienced golfers hoping to improve their game) can even take part in golf classes.
Dining Shopping and Entertainment
Bartonville Square: Located just off Garfield Avenue, the shopping center includes a Kroger’s Grocery Store and several other smaller businesses.
Some unique shops in Bartonville include:
Presley’s Outdoors: (a 35,000 square-foot facility that features outdoor equipment and an indoor archery range.) This family-owned business is one of the largest stores offering outdoor supplies in the Midwest.
Dream Hut: In the mood for a sweet treat? Head to this local favorite which offers a variety of ice cream and slushies. They offer seasonal flavors that change throughout the year as well as more traditional options.
Hammer’s Bar and Restaurant: This restaurant has been serving the community for almost 30 years. Locals enjoy heading here to catch big games and snack on foods like burgers, wings, and pizza. They have a kid’s menu too.
Bartonville Diner: Grab breakfast on a budget. Most of the meals here are less than $10, and they offer everything from omelets to waffles, pancakes, and skillets.
Dave’s Pizza: This neighborhood favorite serves pizza, wings, and stuffed sandwiches in a comfy diner environment. They also deliver.
Echo Valley Meats: This butchery is a local go-to for meat straight from the source. Fun fact: Echo Valley Meats went on Shark Tank in 2015 and earned a deal with business mogul Mark Cuban.
Jim’s Family Restaurant: You’ll find homecooked-styled meals at this family-friendly restaurant. They serve breakfast all day, as well as other options like chicken strips and burgers.
Fairview Farms: Fairview Farms was established in 1952. The cozy restaurant offers home-cooked meals in a family-style dining atmosphere. All the food is made fresh from the salad dressing to the real mashed potatoes and homemade gravy. Dine-in visitors can order individual dinners or serve the group family style.
Tyroni’s Italian Cafe: You’ll have your choice of pasta, pizza, soups, salads, and calzones at this pizza joint. They also have a good dessert menu that includes turtle fudge cheesecake and fresh donuts.
Good Tequila’s Mexican Grill: If Mexican cuisine is your food of choice, check out Good Tequila’s.
Peacocks Pub: The pub is owned by life-time locals. Stop in for happy hour on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, or drop by midweek to snack on wings, burgers, or pizza.
LaGondola Spaghetti House: La Gondola is a chain restaurant that offers a variety of Italian dishes like Ravioli, Tortellini, and Italian sandwiches. They serve fresh baked bread with each meal too.
Bartonville also has national chain restaurants such as McDonald’s, Hardees, Subway and Dairy Queen.
Bartonville is serviced by several elementary schools (many of which go up through eighth grade) and one high school.
Bartonville Grade School: Located at 6000 South Adams Street, the school has 291 students with 21 classroom teachers, comprising grades pre-k through eight.
Hollis Consolidated Grade School: Located at 5613 West Tuscarora Road, the school has 158 students with 13 classroom teachers, comprising grades kindergarten through eighth grade.
Monroe School: Located at 5137 West Cisna Road, the school has 305 students with 21 classroom teachers, comprising grades pre-k through eighth grade.
Limestone Walters Grade School: Located at 8223 West Smithville Road, the school has 194 students with 9 classroom teachers, comprising grades kindergarten through eighth grade.
Oak Grove Grade School: Located 6018 W Lancaster Rd in Bartonville. Oak Grove consisted of two schools up until the start of the 2017-18 school year when two buildings became one. Oak Grove East was a K-4 elementary school and Oak Grove West was a 5-8 junior high school. The facilities were consolidated with the construction of a new elementary wing, 5th grade classrooms and an auxiliary gym. There are approximately 275 students and 45 staff members.
Limestone Community High School: Located at 4201 Airport Road, the school has 1030 students with 70 classroom teachers.
While Bartonville is a smaller community, one of the more prominent companies in the community is Liberty Steel and Wire, which produces 700,000 tons of steel each year. They regularly have job positions open (and sometimes offer a sign-on bonus for new hires). The job market is a mix of white and blue collar. Bartonville is located near larger cities, like Peoria, which also offers many employment opportunities.