Schaumburg, IL
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Living in Schaumburg

Schaumburg is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 77,082 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Schaumburg is the 12th 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.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.64% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Schaumburg. 50.28% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Schaumburg in 2018 was $44,170, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,680 for a family of four. However, Schaumburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Schaumburg is an extremely 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. Schaumburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.93% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schaumburg include German, Polish, Italian, Irish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Schaumburg's cultural character, accounting for 30.64% of the village’s population.

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