Exploring Schaumburg

Schaumburg is a northwestern suburb of Chicago, Illinois. and is located about 26 miles from downtown Chicago. It is 19.4 mi² and has a population of around 74,194. It’s known for the Woodfield Mall, with hundreds of shops and restaurants. There isn’t a true downtown, but  Olde Schaumburg may be close.   Olde Schaumburg Centre is a small area of local businesses and restaurants.

Schaumburg definitely has an urban feel.  There is plenty to do here and in the surrounding areas.  Your money goes a little further for the space compared to other cities.  Schaumburg is a “young” area.  The area is filled with many young adults and people looking to start a family. The median age here is only about 38 years old.

Schaumburg’s housing expenses are 63% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 10% lower than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 27% higher than the national average.

Check out Spring Valley Nature Center.  If you love nature, you will enjoy spending countless hours here. There are 35 acres of forests, fields, marshes, and streams. On the trails, which are handicap accessible,  you can observe wildlife, birds and butterflies, and more.

 

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In 2018, Money Magazine ranked the village as one of the best places to live in Illinois.

 

Livability

#5 ranked city in Illinois

#696 ranked city in the USA

Ranks better than 97% of areas

 

Check Out The Surrounding Areas:

  1. Algonquin
  2. Barrington Hills
  3. South Barrington
  4. Crystal Lake
  5. Hoffman Estates
  6. Cary
  7. Lake In The Hills
  8. West Dundee
  9. Huntley
  10. Barrington
  11. Palatine