Hoffman Estates is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 51,350 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Hoffman Estates is the 29th largest community in Illinois.
Hoffman Estates real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Hoffman Estates house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Hoffman Estates has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Hoffman Estates telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.80% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Hoffman Estates is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hoffman Estates really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hoffman Estates perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Hoffman Estates, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.92 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Hoffman Estates ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Hoffman Estates, 48.37% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Hoffman Estates in 2018 was $41,166, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,664 for a family of four. However, Hoffman Estates contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hoffman Estates is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Hoffman Estates home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hoffman Estates residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Hoffman Estates also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.20% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hoffman Estates include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hoffman Estates's cultural character, accounting for 32.95% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Hoffman Estates is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.