Hoffman Estates is a village located in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Hoffman Estates. This village is reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be tranquil - although there are still several noisier areas, especially closer to the railway line, Interstate 90 or Northwest Tollway. Finally, getting to public green spaces in the village, such as High Point Park and Willow Park, is easy, since there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to check out, such as Paul Douglas Forest Preserve and Lincoln Park.
Home owners occupy roughly three quarters of the units in the village whereas the remainder are rented. In this part of the Chicago metropolitan area, most of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this village took place in the 1960s and 1970s. This village offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Property buyers will find that wherever their home is situated in Hoffman Estates, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, it can be difficult to access high schools as a pedestrian. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of food, accessing one of approximately 20 supermarkets by walking is an option for some, but not all, house buyers in Hoffman Estates. Residents benefit from over 100 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
A car is an excellent transportation option in Hoffman Estates. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in Hoffman Estates is not very frequent. Nonetheless, residents are served by a few bus lines. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is not very suitable for walking as very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.