Schaumburg is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 74,693 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Schaumburg is the 16th largest community in Illinois.
Schaumburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Schaumburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Schaumburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Schaumburg is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schaumburg who work in office and administrative support (15.63%), management occupations (12.50%), and sales jobs (12.28%).
Also of interest is that Schaumburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the village, public transportation in Schaumburg is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Schaumburg, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Schaumburg are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.84% of adults in Schaumburg 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 Schaumburg in 2010 was $35,925, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,700 for a family of four. However, Schaumburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Schaumburg is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Schaumburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schaumburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Schaumburg include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Schaumburg's cultural character, accounting for 26.39% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Schaumburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.