Huntley Illinois
Economic Development

Retail Grows and Thrives In Huntley!

Huntley’s residential, retail and industrial growth has drawn increased attention and activity from regional and national retailers.  Huntley is home to numerous regional and national retailers along the Rt. 47 corridor between the I-90 interchange and Walmart approximately two miles north.


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Huntley Illinois, located between Rockford and I-294 in Chicago, provides restaurants with a high profile interstate location all within less than one mile of I-90 at the full interchange located at I-90 and Route 47.


What’s more, with over 25,000 vehicles/day on Rt.47, and 66,000 vehicles/day on I-90, hoteliers, retailers and restaurant owners will have access to patrons seeking the easiest and fastest of the tollway restaurant interchanges between Chicago and Rockford.


With more than 200 acres of fully developed retail one mile farther north on Rt. 47, the retail corridor provides restaurants and retailers alike with dozens of high profile sites.  Join us in creating I-90’s highest concentration of easy access restaurants and retail.  To see an overview of available sites, please view the attached aerial of the Route 47 Commercial Corridor between I-90 and Kreutzer Road



In 2015, the Village permitted 158 residential units.  Since 2000, Huntley's population has grown from 5,730 to an estimated 26,692 residents per a special census completed in early 2016.



Huntley's corporate limits encompass 14.22 square miles of land area, with a certified 2010 Census population of 24,291 residents. The 2010 Census confirmed that Huntley was the fastest growing community in terms of percent (321% increase) and the 4th fastest growing in terms of numbers (18,526 new residents) in the State of Illinois between 2000 and 2010. Huntley's Del Webb Sun City, the largest active adult development in the Midwest, is home to approximately 9,000 residents.  The remaining Huntley subdivisions have a very high percentage of young families with children. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning estimates Huntley's population will rise to 58,997 by year 2040. 

Currently, there are 94,419 residents with an average household income of $109,590 within a 5 mile radius of Route 47 and Main Street. Download a PDF of the ESRI executive summary of Huntley's population within a 3, 4 & 5 mile radius of Route 47 and Main Street intersection at the following link: Huntley Population 3, 4 & 5 mile radius

Huntley First! is a premier online resource for available properties and economic development information for Huntley Illinois, Northern Illinois and the Chicago region. Site selectors and economic development professionals will find a wealth of information, statistics, demographics and available property here. For more information regarding available properties and economic development opportunities, please contact the Village of Huntley Illinois, or email Margo Griffin at

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Where is Huntley?

Strategically located at I-90 and Rt. 47. Only 30 miles from O'Hare Airport and Rockford-Chicago Airport.

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