Neighborhood —Kildeer, named for a white-bellied bird whose sound is "kill-dee,"is located 29 miles northwest of Chicago, and neighbors Lake Zurich, Deer Park, Long Grove, and Barrington. Nestled in its spacious natural setting of hills, trees and lakes, Kildeer’s motto is, “A unique village in a natural setting.” Since its incorporation in 1958, Kildeer’s mission has been to create and maintain a quiet, friendly community.
Housing — Just over four square miles in north suburban Lake County, Kildeer is small, charming and picturesque, with a wide array of architectural styles on mostly one-acre parcels in beautiful, well-kept neighborhoods. Comprised of approximately 1,200 residences in over 25 subdivisions, the village of Kildeer offers unique homes settled in spacious lots.
Schools – Kildeer is served by two highly accredited public school districts, District 95 which includes Isaac Fox Elementary School, Lake Zurich Middle School South and Lake Zurich High School, and District 96/125, which includes Kildeer Elementary School, Country Meadows Elementary School, Woodlawn Middle School, and Adlai E. Stevenson High School. Kildeer also offers private school options.
Lifestyle — Kildeer enjoys its quiet, unassuming life and slow pace. A diverse population of only 4,000, Kildeer offers a hometown welcome to all, many residents being professionals with a desire to live in this tranquil setting. Other than the annual Residents' Day Golf Outing at the Kemper Lakes Golf Club, community events are few, but residents enjoy private recreational amenities offered year round at various clubs and organizations. An abundance of independent sports leagues are available, as well as many golf courses and riding stables in the surrounding area. Retail commerce mainly consists of two strip malls, the Shops at Kildeer and the Quentin Collection.