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Hoffman Estates, IL
Hoffman Estates, IL is located a little less than an hour west of Chicago and is home to just over 50,000 residents. The majority of people living in Hoffman Estates are females between the ages of 50 and 59, and the median overall age is 43. Nearly 40% of the town’s residents are married with children with over 38% of the remaining residents being married without children.
Hoffman Estates has an overall average income of $92,000. Overall crime rates are significantly lower than neighboring Chicago and are pretty similar to the national average. The average Hoffman Estates, IL home price averages just over $178,000 and about 3% of homes sold in the area during last six months. Real estate in Hoffman, IL offers an average sale price of $109 per square foot and cost of living in the Hoffman Estates area is slightly more than 78k and unemployment is nearly a percent lower than the national average.
Hoffman Estates has a number of hiking trails that residents and visitors can enjoy, each of which are top rated in the country. Enjoy 15 hiking and walking trails all across the city as well as several wildlife areas and nature reserves that are close by the city. Film lovers can enjoy multiple theaters that showcase a number of modern and classic films.
Music lovers can enjoy many opportunities to see live music events from nearby venues as well as such as DanceFest and various concerts throughout the area. In 2009, Hoffman Estates hosted Heartland International Tattoo, which is one of the largest music festivals in the Midwest. If you enjoy skiing and other winter activities, you can enjoy a number of these activities in the city and surrounding area.
The city also has numerous events every week that help promote the health of its citizens as well as a number community activities so that members of the community can join together and celebrate the town that they live in.
Schools in Hoffman Estates offer a lot to the students and there are many highly rated schools in the city. According to greatschools.org two of the elementary schools offer a high rating of 9’s and the high school offers a perfect 10 rating. There are several elementary schools to choose from as well as a number of nurseries and daycares.
Overall, there are nine elementary schools in Hoffman Estates and two high schools. There are also eight private schools to choose from as well. There are four library districts that service the area and provide students with the resources that they need to complete school work on time and efficiently.
Students in Hoffman Estates benefit greatly from the separate library systems and over 40% of the residents of Hoffman Estates, who are 18 and older, have obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher. This number is nearly 10% higher than the rest of Cook County of which they reside.
Hoffman Estates offers residents the benefit of having many major employment opportunities to its citizens and served as the headquarters for the Sears Holdings Corporation as well as the Midwest headquarters for AT&T.
Hoffman Estates is situated in a location that makes it extremely convenient for families and single adults to discover new and exciting entertainment venues. From kid friendly water activities to music festivals, there are many events within ten miles of the city to excite any interest or budget.
The city is still expanding, which makes this a prime time for real estate purchases. Business owners find this city to be an amazing area to expand and start new businesses because the economic growth is still rising. There are even recent plans to add a Metra Star Line rail station, which will add the need for hotels and other businesses to accommodate guests and travelers.