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Hoffman Estates is a village in Illinois, United States. The village is located primarily in Cook County, with a small section in Kane County. It is a suburb of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,895,[3] and as of 2017 the estimated population was 51,567.[2]

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Village
Official seal of Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Seal
Motto(s): 
"Growing to Greatness"
Location of Hoffman Estates in Cook and Kane counties, Illinois
Location of Hoffman Estates in Cook and Kane counties, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountiesCook, Kane
TownshipsSchaumburg, Palatine, Hanover, Barrington, Dundee
Incorporated1959 (village)
Government
 • MayorWilliam D. McLeod
 • Village ManagerJames H. Norris
 • TrusteesKaren V. Mills
Anna Newell
Gary J. Pilafas
Gary G. Stanton
Michael Gaeta
Karen J. Arnett
 • ClerkBev Romanoff
Area
 • Total21.00 sq mi (54.39 km2)
 • Land20.82 sq mi (53.92 km2)
 • Water0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)  0.86%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total51,895
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
51,567
 • Density2,477.0/sq mi (956.36/km2)
Zip Codes
60010, 60067, 60169, 60173, 60192, 60194, 60195
Area code(s)847 / 224
FIPS code17-35411
Websitewww.hoffmanestates.org

The village now serves as the headquarters for the Sears Holdings Corporation, the Midwest headquarters for AT&T and the American headquarters for Mori Seiki. The village owns the Sears Centre, home of the Chicago Bliss of the Legends Football League, and the Windy City Bulls of the NBA G League.

In 2009, the village hosted the Heartland International Tattoo, one of the largest music and dance festivals of its kind in the Midwest.

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HistoryEdit

 
Sunderlage Farm Smokehouse[4](National Register of Historic Places) on the Hoffman Estates

In 1958, the Northwest Tollway opened, making the village more attractive to Chicago commuters. Beginning in 1961, the first land north of the tollway was annexed to the village of Hoffman Estates. Some 2,000 acres (8.1 km2) were annexed by 1962, including the areas that are now Winston Knolls, Westbury and the Paul Douglas Forest Preserve. The annexations more than doubled the incorporated land area.

The opening of the Woodfield Mall to the east in 1971 made the area a major business center. An attempt to change the name of the village to East Barrington was made in the early 1980s but failed upon a residential vote.[5]

In the 1990s, the Prairie Stone Business Park began development. This expansive 780-acre (3.2 km2) master planned multi-purpose business park is bounded by Illinois Route 59 on the east, Interstate 90 on the south, Illinois Route 72 on the north, and Beverly Road on the west. The business park came to fruition in 1993 when Sears, Roebuck and Company relocated from the Sears Tower in Chicago to a sprawling headquarters in the northwest part of Prairie Stone. That was followed in 1995 by Indramat and Quest International opening facilities in the park.[6] Throughout the 1990s, a health and wellness center and child care facility were developed, as well as other smaller office buildings and a branch of Northern Illinois University. Development of the business park is still ongoing, and recent additions in the 2000s include the 11,000-seat Sears Centre arena, office buildings for Serta, WT Engineering, I-CAR, and Mary Kay, Cabela's outdoor outfitters store, a 295-room Marriott hotel, and the 400,000-square-foot (37,000 m2) Poplar Creek Crossing Retail Center, which is anchored by Target and numerous other big-box retailers. Future development will include further office buildings and retail development, Sun Island Hotel and Water Park, an amphitheater, restaurants, and a Metra Star Line rail station.

In the fall of 2016, papers and artifacts from President Barack Obama's administration began to arrive in town, where they are being stored in a building on Golf Road. The site is their temporary home while construction takes place on the Obama Presidential Library in Jackson Park, Chicago, and is not open to the public.[7]

GeographyEdit

Hoffman Estates is located at 42°3′47″N 88°7′9″W / 42.06306°N 88.11917°W / 42.06306; -88.11917 (42.063173, -88.119256).[8]

According to the 2010 census, Hoffman Estates has a total area of 20.981 square miles (54.34 km2), of which 20.8 square miles (53.87 km2) (or 99.14%) is land and 0.181 square miles (0.47 km2) (or 0.86%) is water.[9]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
19608,296
197022,238168.1%
198037,27267.6%
199046,36324.4%
200049,4956.8%
201051,8954.8%
Est. 201751,567[2]−0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census
[10]

As of the census of 2000,[11] there were 49,495 people living in 17,387 housing units at an average density of 882.1 per square mile (340.6/km²). The population density was 2,511.2 people per square mile (969.6/km²).

HouseholdsEdit

There were 17,034 households, with the average household size of 2.89 individuals per household while the average family size was 3.39, out of which:

  • 61.9% were married couples living together (12,724 total families)
  • 25.3% were non-families
  • 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals
  • 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present
  • 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them
  • 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.

AgeEdit

The median age was 34 years with variances of:

  • 33.9% from 25 to 44
  • 28.1% under the age of 18
  • 22.6% from 45 to 64
  • 8.7% from 18 to 24
  • 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older.

For every 100 females, there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

RaceEdit

The racial makeup of the village was:[12]

EconomyEdit

Median incomeEdit

The median income for a household in the village was $84,583.

  • Males had a median income of $80,696 versus $63,542 for females.
  • The per capita income for the village was $54,538.
  • About 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line.

EmployersEdit

Many Japanese companies have their U.S. headquarters in Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg[13] but the largest employers in Hoffman Estates as of 2017[14] are:

No. Employer No. of employees
1 Sears Holdings[15] 4,300
2 St. Alexius Medical Center 1,900
3 CDK Global 800
4 Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital 650
5 Wells Fargo 500
5 Siemens Medical Systems 500
6 Liberty Mutual 400
7 FANUC America[16] 370
8 Village of Hoffman Estates 362
9 Claire's[17] 350
10 Leopardo Companies, Inc. 300

EducationEdit

The village is served by several public school districts. The majority of residents who live in Schaumburg Township attend:

North Hoffman Estates (north of I-90) residents are served by:

Residents west of Barrington Road primarily attend Unit School District, Elgin Area U46.

High schoolsEdit

Schools located in the Hoffman Estates village limits:

Other high schools in the same township high school district:

Community collegeEdit

Most of the village is served by Harper College Community College District 512.

Miscellaneous educationEdit

The Xilin Northwest Chinese School (S: 希林西北中文学校, T: 希林西北中文學校, P: Xīlín Xīběi Zhōngwén Xuéxiào) holds its classes at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates.[22] It serves grades preschool through 12.[23] The school predominately serves Mainland Chinese families. In 2003 the school held its classes in Palatine High School in Palatine. In 2000 the school had served around 300 students. This figure increased almost by 100%, to almost 600 students. This made it one of the largest of the Chinese schools in the Chicago area.[24]

LibraryEdit

Sister cityEdit

Hoffman Estates has one sister city:[25]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 (PEPANNRES): Illinois Incorporated Places". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hoffman Estates village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "The Sunderlage Smokehouse: Hoffman Eestates' National Register Landmark". History of Schaumburg Township: A Blog of the Schaumburg Township District Library. February 21, 2010. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
  5. ^ "Name history of Hoffman Estates". Falcon Living. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  6. ^ "Village of Hoffman Estates: History of Hoffman Estates". Hoffmanestates.com. Archived from the original on May 11, 2012. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
  7. ^ Skiba, Katherine (October 21, 2016). "Military Soon to Start Moving Obama's Papers to Hoffman Estates". Chicago Tribune. Washington DC. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  9. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  10. ^ Bureau, U. S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder.Census.gov. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  12. ^ "Hoffman Estates (village) QuickFacts". U.S. Census Bureau. December 2, 2015. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2015.
  13. ^ Selvam, Ashok. "Asian population booming in suburbs". Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Illinois). March 6, 2011. Retrieved on June 19, 2013.
  14. ^ "Village of Hoffman Estates Comprehensive Annual Financial Report". May 29, 2018.
  15. ^ "Contact Us." Sears Holdings Corporation. Retrieved on June 19, 2013. "3333 Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 "
  16. ^ "Village of Hoffman Estates Top Employers". Hoffmanestates.org. March 21, 2012. Archived from the original on April 22, 2012. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
  17. ^ " FAQ Archived 2014-07-13 at the Wayback Machine." Claire's. Retrieved on December 25, 2011. "Claire’s Stores, Inc. has its investor relations and customer service located in Pembroke Pines , Florida . The buying, marketing and distribution offices are located in Hoffman Estates, a suburb of Chicago . Please visit Contact Us if you would like to send correspondence to our corporate headquarters."
  18. ^ "d211.org". d211.org. Archived from the original on May 4, 2012. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
  19. ^ "sd54.k12.il.us". sd54.k12.il.us. April 19, 2012. Archived from the original on February 1, 1998. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
  20. ^ "ccsd15.net". ccsd15.net. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
  21. ^ "cusd220.lake.k12.il.us". cusd220.lake.k12.il.us. Archived from the original on July 3, 2006. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
  22. ^ "School Location." Northwest Xilin Chinese School. Retrieved on February 24, 2014. "School Address 700 East Cougar Trail,Hoffman Estates,IL 60194 Located at Conant High School campus."
  23. ^ "About Us." Northwest Xilin Chinese School. Retrieved on February 24, 2014.
  24. ^ Ray, Tiffany. "Schools connect students to China." Chicago Tribune. March 2, 2003. Retrieved on February 24, 2014.
  25. ^ http://www.sister-cities.org/interactive-map/Hoffman%20Estates,%20Illinois

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