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  3. Housing
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Schaumburg is a town in Illinois with a population of 74,194. Schaumburg is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Schaumburg offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Schaumburg there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Schaumburg and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Schaumburg are highly rated.

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About Schaumburg...
Population
74,194

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$251,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,440
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    28.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    39.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    28.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    136.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,901.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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