Schaumburg, Illinois 

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+1.5% since 2020

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8.8 / 4.4

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Best Places to Live in Schaumburg, Illinois

Schaumburg, Illinois is a vibrant city located in the Midwest region of the United States. Home to attractions such as Spring Valley Nature Center and Woodfield Mall, visitors can explore outdoor activities and retail experiences when visiting Schaumburg. There are also plenty of museums, galleries, and performance venues such as the Legoland Discovery Center and Schaumburg Performing Arts Center. For entertainment, visitors can explore boutique shops and restaurants along with movie theaters and live music clubs. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Schaumburg has something for everyone! National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan.
State: Illinois
County: Cook County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
City: Schaumburg
Zip Codes: 60194 60173 60195
Cost of Living: 7.4% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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Schaumburg, Il Housing Market
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Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


The unemployment rate in Schaumburg is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Schaumburg jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Schaumburg's cost of living is 7.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Schaumburg's Cost of Living

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Schaumburg, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Cook county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 74.2% to 24.0%. More Voting Stats

Schaumburg's population is 72,049 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.5%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 29.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Schaumburg is Real Estate: $309,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%.

Schaumburg public schools spend $15,079 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Schaumburg. More Education

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Housing Market in Schaumburg

It's a good time to buy in Schaumburg. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Schaumburg is $309,900.
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Reviews for Schaumburg   10 Reviews
Schaumburg, IL General livability - 4/24/2013
Nice middle-class community. Excellent schools. Excellent variety in retail establishments. Very good park district with plentiful activities, classes, and three outdoor... Read More

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I've don't have much to say - 1/15/2013
Schaumburg, Schaumburg, it's Ok, I guess I don't have much to... Read More

Cook County Taxes are Skyrocketing - 6/9/2009
At 11% sales tax I believe that Cook County, IL. is the highest in the country. The cost of gasoline is bumped by this as well as the use of smog formulated fuel which... Read More

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