Hoffman experienced its greatest growth in 1958 with the opening of the Northwest Toll way, which made it an attractive location for Chicago commuters looking for a quiet place to call home. Later, the construction of the Woodfield Mall in 1971 further increased the attractiveness of the small community and began substantial business expansion in the area. By the 1990s, the business district began to expand with when the Prairie Stone Business Park was established. Today, the city's business districts and parks house a number of prominent corporations including, the Sears Headquarters, AT&T's Midwest Headquarters and Mori Seiki's U.S. Headquarters along with a number of other offices and storefronts, and these businesses serve as prominent employers in the area. Employees in the community enjoy median household incomes of $92,793.

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Located in Cook and Kane Counties Illinois, Hoffman Estates is a reputable suburb of Chicago, and it is home to an estimated population of 51,895 people. While housing in the area is some of the most expensive in the state, it does not compare to other more expensive locations throughout the country. Housing in the community is comprised of 58 percent single-family homes with a sprinkling of other housing types, predominantly high-rise apartments and attached homes.

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