Hoffman Estates is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 51,197 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.
Hoffman Estates is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
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.
The citizens of Hoffman Estates are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.32% of adults in Hoffman Estates have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
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.