Hoffman Estates is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 50,932 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 management occupations (12.47%), sales jobs (12.13%), and office and administrative support (10.97%).
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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.49 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Hoffman Estates is somewhat unusual for a village of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Hoffman Estates area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The citizens of Hoffman Estates are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.81% 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 2018 was $39,107, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,428 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 18.64% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hoffman Estates include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hoffman Estates's cultural character, accounting for 30.03% 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.