Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Hoffman Estates lies to the northwest of Chicago. Most of the village is located in Cook County, although a small section of it lies in Kane County, Illinois. As of the last census, the population in Hoffman Estates was 49,500 residents.
The Village of Hoffman Estates is the headquarters for Sears Holding Corp. and the Midwest headquarters of AT&T. Hoffman Estates is the home of the Chicago Express of the Eastern Conference Hockey League, the Chicago Slaughter of the Indoor Football League and the Chicago Bliss of the Lingerie Football League.
The Village of Hoffman Estates began as a mass-produced housing complex. Some of the first homes were built in the late 1950s. With the advent of the Northwest Tollway, which opened in 1958, Hoffman Estates became more attractive to Chicago commuters.
With the opening of the Woodfield Mall to the east of Hoffman Estates in 1971, the area became a major draw for businesses. To this date, the largest employer in Hoffman Estates is Sears Holding Corp., followed by AT&T and St. Alexius Medical Center.
A branch of Northern Illinois University is located there. Development of the Hoffman Estates business park continues, and recent additions include the 11,000-seat Sears Centre arena, office buildings for Serta, WT Engineering, I-CAR, the cosmetics firm Mary Kay, Cabela's outdoor outfitters store, a 295-room Marriott hotel, and the 400,000-square-foot Poplar Creek Crossing Retail Center, which is anchored by Target and other big-box retailers. Future development will include office buildings and retail, Sun Island Hotel and Water Park, an amphitheater, restaurants, and a Metra Star Line rail station.
The Village of Hoffman Estates is served by several public school districts. The majority of residents attend District 211 high school and District 54 grades K–8. Some residents are also served by William Fremd High School, District 15. In addition, Harper Community College is within the village. The high schools are Hoffman Estates High School and James B. Conant High School.
Neighboring villages include Schaumburg, Carpentersville, Barrington, Elgin, Bartlett and Palatine. Men make up 49.4% of the village population and women 50.6%. The median resident age is 38.5 years, compared to the median age in Illinois, which is 37.2 years. Estimated median income in Hoffman Estates in 2013 was $81,699, compared to $56,210 for Illinois. Median housing value for the village was $236,739 in 2013, compared to $169,600 in Illinois during the same year. The median gross rent in 2013 was $1,077.
The racial makeup of the village in the 2010 census was 56 white, 22.7% Asian, 14.10% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 4.8% African American, 3.75% from other races, 2.6% from two or more races, 0.17% Native American and 0.02% Pacific Islander.
Kreisman Law Offices handles Illinois lawsuits for the entire Chicago metropolitan area, including Hoffman Estates. Chicago's Robert D. Kreisman of Kreisman Law Offices has over 40 years of trial experience and specializes in a wide range of legal services, including Illinois personal injury law, mediations and arbitrations, Illinois product defect/product liability law, Illinois medical malpractice claims, real estate law, commercial litigation and Illinois nursing home abuse cases. Please call us 24 hours a day at 312.346.0045 or toll free 800.583.8002 for a free and immediate consultation, or complete a contact form online. Our office handles Spanish speakers with our bilingual staff.
Our Chicago loop office is in a convenient location for Hoffman Estates residents. Kreisman Law Offices is located at the corner of Dearborn and Monroe streets in the Chicago Loop. There are many convenient modes of public transportation to Kreisman Law Offices, including the Metra train and via I-290-E.