Three Chicago ‘burbs rank among country’s best in survey

Business Insider’s annual list of top spots outside of big metros slightly favors the Midwest
  • Three Chicago suburbs make national ranking of best suburbs.
  • Hinsdale, Deerfield and Winnetka were recognized for scoring well for factors that give suburbs of big metro areas a good quality of life.
  • Winnetka was noted for its high median income of $211,250, which makes it one of the wealthiest suburbs in the US.

Rankings and ratings are popular tools for gauging the health of a community on a variety of factors. Or, at least they look good on marketing collateral.