Hoffman Estates, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hoffman Estates, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hoffman Estates had a population of 52,752 as of July 1, 2016. Hoffman Estates ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hoffman Estates is located at latitude 42.0652 and longitude -88.153 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hoffman Estates (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 784 feet.

The Village of Hoffman Estates (GNIS ID: 2398519) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Hoffman Estates is located within Township of Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hoffman Estates population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hoffman Estates, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,752
Population in Households 52,274
Population in Familes 45,019
Population in Group Qrtrs 478
Population Density1 2,535
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 18,500
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 13,507
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,586 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,914 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 711 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $265,134
Average Home Value $299,127


Median Household Income $80,976
Average Household Income $100,876
Per Capita Income $36,310
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.23%
Households 0.32% 0.26%
Families -0.21% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hoffman Estates, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hoffman Estates to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 98th
Population Density1 # 179 87th
Diversity Index2 # 62 96th
Median Household Income # 138 90th
Per Capita Income # 159 88th

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