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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hoffman Estates is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.
Hoffman Estates is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hoffman Estates’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Hoffman Estates is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hoffman Estates, the average commute to work is 31.07 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Hoffman Estates use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Hoffman Estates‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
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.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hoffman Estates's cultural character, accounting for 32.10% 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.