Wauconda is a village located in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
The character of Wauconda is exemplified by its calm environment. This village is good for those who like quiet areas, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, there are about 30 green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Homer T Cook Memorial Park and Lagoon Park, which makes it easy to reach them.
The main housing types in Wauconda are single detached homes and row houses. This village also has quite a good variety of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the population of this village own their home while renters make up the remainder. The median year of construction for dwellings in this village is 1991.
Some house buyers in Wauconda may be able to access one of about 10 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. Residents are served by over 50 restaurants and cafes as well. In terms of education, there are only a few high schools and primary schools in Wauconda and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Wauconda is an extraordinarily convenient part of the Chicago metropolitan area for getting around by car. It is very easy to access a parking spot. On the other hand, walking is not very convenient for house buyers in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area since very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.