About This Place
Hinsdale is a suburb of Chicago, Illinois; it is located partly in Cook County and mainly in DuPage County in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 17,349 at the 2000 census. The town's ZIP code is 60521. The town has a rolling, wooded topography, with a quaint downtown and is a 30-minute train ride to downtown Chicago on the BNSF Railway Line. It is in the top 1% wealthiest towns in Illinois.
Hinsdale, Illinois is located 20 miles west of Chicago, between Western Springs and Clarendon Hills. It can be reached from Interstate 294 or Interstate 55. The eastern boundary of Hinsdale is I-294, and the western boundary is Route 83. Hinsdale is bordered to the south by Burr Ridge, the east - Western Springs, the north - Oak Brook and the west - Clarendon Hills.
As of the census of 2010, 16,816 people lived in Hinsdale. The racial makeup of the village was 90.0% White, 1.3% African American, 0.0% Native American, 6.4% Asian, *0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population. *As of the year 2000, there were 4 people of this racial category accounted for.