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Welcome to Schaumburg ...

The village of Schaumburg is primarily located in Cook County<1>. A portion of Schaumburg extends into DuPage County.

The location of Schaumburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schaumburg has a population of 72,817 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Schaumburg.

Schaumburg is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Schaumburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Schaumburg: (847) and (224)<5>

The ZIP codes for Schaumburg: 60159, 60168, 60173, 60192-60196<6>

Websites for Schaumburg ...

Official Website: www.ci.schaumburg.il.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schaumburg had an population of 72,817 people. This is a decrease of 1.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schaumburg had a population of 74,227 people. This makes Schaumburg the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Schaumburg represents 0.58% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 74,227 people, the population of Schaumburg decreased 1.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 75,386 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Schaumburg.

Communities near Schaumburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Schaumburg.

  • Naperville [DuPage County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naperville
    • Naperville [DuPage County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Schaumburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 147,986 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naperville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naperville<8>
  • Elgin [Kane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
    • Elgin [Kane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Schaumburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,196 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<8>
  • Arlington Heights [Cook County]
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    • Arlington Heights [Cook County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Schaumburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,999 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington Heights<8>
  • Palatine [Cook County]
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    • Palatine [Cook County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Schaumburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,830 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palatine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palatine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palatine<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Skokie [Cook County]
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      • Skokie [Cook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Schaumburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skokie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skokie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skokie<8>
    • Des Plaines [Cook County]
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      • Des Plaines [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Schaumburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Des Plaines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Plaines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Plaines<8>
    • Berwyn [Cook County]
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      • Berwyn [Cook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Schaumburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,701 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwyn
    • Mount Prospect [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Prospect
      • Mount Prospect [Cook County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Schaumburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Prospect<8>
    • Wheaton [DuPage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheaton
      • Wheaton [DuPage County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Schaumburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheaton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheaton<8>
    • Oak Park [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
      • Oak Park [Cook County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Schaumburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,852 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Park<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Schaumburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Schaumburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Schaumburg. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Schaumburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Schaumburg. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Schaumburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schaumburg ...

Looking for more information about Schaumburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Schaumburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Schaumburg.

Adding Schaumburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Schaumburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Schaumburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Schaumburg on our Genealogy Page.

The Communities of Illinois

About Cook County

About Illinois

The official website for Schaumburg: www.ci.schaumburg.il.us/

The official website for Cook County: www.co.cook.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Cook, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Schaumburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schaumburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (224) is an overlay for area code (847).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Schaumburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Schaumburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Schaumburg includes: 60159, 60168, 60173, 60192, 60193, 60194, 60195 & 60196.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Schaumburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Schaumburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SchaumburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schaumburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0302, Longitude: -88.0839       In this case, the coordinates for Schaumburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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