Burr Ridge is a suburb located west of Chicago, known as an affluent community with low density residential neighborhoods. There is a versatile mixture of distinctive single family homes, as well as condo associations and townhomes. There are several shopping centers and office parks spanning Burr Ridge, which allows for some of the lowest residential tax rates in the county. This combined with the highly wooded areas and the Flagg Creek which runs through the town makes it an excellent place to live. Burr Ridge has a population of roughly 10,780 people with an estimated average home value of $679,400.
Burr Ridge residents feed into several well-known public elementary and junior high school districts, including Burr Ridge District 180, Gower School District 62, Pleasant Dale School District and Hinsdale District 181. Students may attend one of several public high schools depending on location, such as Lyons Township, Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South.