Hoffman Estates, IL

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Living in Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 51,567 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Hoffman Estates is the 28th 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.

Unlike some villages, Hoffman Estates isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hoffman Estates are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hoffman Estates is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hoffman Estates who work in office and administrative support (13.55%), management occupations (12.80%), and sales jobs (11.27%).

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.

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 31.07 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

For the size of the village, public transportation in Hoffman Estates is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Hoffman Estates, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Hoffman Estates is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.32% of adults in Hoffman Estates have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Hoffman Estates in 2010 was $38,815, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,260 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 15.86% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hoffman Estates include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

In addition, Hoffman Estates has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (32.10%).

The most common language spoken in Hoffman Estates is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.