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Overview

Introduction to Hanover Park, Illinois

Hanover Park, Illinois, in Cook county, is 6 miles SW of Schaumburg, Illinois (center to center) and 27 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. The village is located in the Chicago metropolitan area. Hanover Park has a population of 38,278.

Hanover Park History

The present day Hanover Park was originally known as Ontarioville. It was first settled in the 19th century. The Chicago and Pacific Railroad entered the village around 1872. Until 1920, the population of Ontarioville was only 250. The area began to develop after the 1920s when Lake Street became one of the major arteries. Ontarioville was incorporated as a village in 1958 and was then renamed Hanover Park.

Hanover Park and nearby Attractions

  • Volkening Heritage Farm
  • Hoosier Grove Museum
  • Santa's Village - Illinois
  • Racing Rapids Water Park
  • Cosley Zoo
  • Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve

Things To Do In Hanover Park

There are 21 parks in Hanover Park that provide a number of recreational facilities. The Ahlstrand Park offers the Seafari Springs Water Park and a swimming pool. Biking, boating, hiking, fishing, and picnicking can be enjoyed at the Mallard Lake Forest Preserve and Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve. The other local parks include Tower Park, Edgebrook Park, Oakwood Park, Jensen Park, Nautilus Park, East Harbor Park, and Sunshine Park. You can also enjoy shopping at the Hanover Square Shopping Center.

Hanover Park Transportation

The nearest international airport is Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Hanover Park Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are offered by Wheaton College, William Rainey Harper College, Benedictine University, College of Dupage and Elgin Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population38,331
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens8.2%
Employed Population 16+19,379
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.9%
Median Earnings25+$34,742
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,595
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,761

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,684
% Above Poverty Level88.6%
% Below Poverty Level11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone13.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,141
Median House Value$168,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)58.7%
German12.9%
Irish7.8%
Italian7.1%
Polish7%
English3%
Swedish1.3%
Norwegian1.1%
Czech1%
French Except Basque0.6%
African0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Greek0.6%
Arab0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Iranian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Russian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Liberian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Hanover Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cook County
Standard Zip Codes60133
Phone Area Codes224,331,630,847
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.97
Approximate Longitude-88.14

Hanover Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationELGIN
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp11 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance11 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches
StationAURORA
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bartlett41,475$109,500
Bloomingdale22,221$95,653
Carol Stream40,228$90,329
Roselle22,911$92,473

Hanover Park Public Schools

Albert Einstein Elem School
1100 Laurie Ln
ZIP: 60133
(630) 736-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 475
Anne Fox Elem School
1035 Parkview Dr
ZIP: 60133
(630) 736-3500
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Elsie C Johnson Elem Sch
1380 Nautilus Ln
ZIP: 60133
(630) 830-8770
Primary
Total Enrollment 340
Greenbrook Elem School
5208 Arlington Cir
ZIP: 60133
(630) 894-4544
Primary
Total Enrollment 530
Hanover Highlands Elem School
1451 Cypress Ave
ZIP: 60133
(630) 736-4230
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Horizon Elem School
1701 Greenbrook Blvd
ZIP: 60133
(630) 213-5570
Primary
Total Enrollment 529
Laurel Hill Elem School
1750 Laurel Ave
ZIP: 60133
(630) 213-5580
Primary
Total Enrollment 526
Ontarioville Elem School
2100 Elm Ave
ZIP: 60133
(630) 213-5590
Primary
Total Enrollment 638
Parkwood Elem School
2150 Laurel Ave
ZIP: 60133
(630) 213-5595
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
Spring Wood Middle School
5540 Arlington Dr E
ZIP: 60133
(630) 893-8900
Middle
Total Enrollment 475

Hanover Park Private Schools

Greenbrook Montessori
1675 Greenbrook Blvd
ZIP: 60133
Elementary
Total Enrollment 98
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