Hanover Park, Illinois

Hanover Park is a village in Cook and DuPage counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The population was 37,973 at the 2010 census.[3] Ontarioville is a neighborhood within the village.

Hanover Park, Illinois
Village of Hanover Park, Illinois
Location of Hanover Park in DuPage County, Illinois.
Coordinates: 41°58′44″N 88°8′46″W
Country United States
CountiesCook, DuPage
TownshipHanover, Schaumburg, Wayne, Bloomingdale
  PresidentRodney Craig
  Total6.44 sq mi (16.67 km2)
  Land6.33 sq mi (16.40 km2)
  Water0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)  1.56%
  Density6,009.16/sq mi (2,320.27/km2)
 Down 0.80% from 2000
Standard of living (2009-11)
  Per capita income$21,587
  Median home value$198,100
ZIP code(s)
Area code(s)630 and 331
FIPS code17-32746
Demographics (2010)[3]
White Black Asian
58.5% 7.0% 15.2%
Islander Native Other Hispanic
(any race)
0.02% 1.0% 18.2% 38.3%


Hanover Park is located at 41°58′44″N 88°8′46″W (41.978827, 88.146109).[4]

According to the 2010 census, Hanover Park has a total area of 6.435 square miles (16.67 km2), of which 6.33 square miles (16.39 km2) (or 98.37%) is land and 0.105 square miles (0.27 km2) (or 1.63%) is water.[5]


Historical population
Est. 201837,747[2]−0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2016, there were 38,210 people, 11,264 households, and 9,123 families residing in the village. The population density was 5,634.4 people per square mile (2,176.6/km²). There were 11,343 housing units at an average density of 1,669.6 per square mile (645.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 68.13% White, 6.13% African American, 0.28% Native American, 11.95% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 10.36% from other races, and 3.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26.73% of the population.

There were 11,264 households out of which 49.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.44 and the average family size was 3.75.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $66,343, and the median income for a family was $78,456. Males had a median income of $40,109 versus $29,343 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,643. About 4.7% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

In 2011, 15.2% of Hanover Park's residents were Asian, making it the Chicago suburb with the eighth highest percentage of Asians.[8]


The town is served by several school districts. One is Elgin Area School District U46, a Unit School District. It serves an area of some 90 square miles (230 km2) in Cook, DuPage and Kane Counties. Almost 40,000 children of school age are in its area. U-46 is the second largest in Illinois behind Chicago Public Schools. Other school districts serving Hanover Park include Schaumburg Township Elementary School District 54, Township High School District 211, Community Consolidated School District 93, Glenbard Township High School District 87, Keeneyville School District 20 and Lake Park High School District 108. A total of six different public high schools serve the village.

  • Streamwood High School
  • Bartlett High School
  • Schaumburg High School
  • Hoffman Estates High School
  • Lake Park High School
  • Glenbard North High School


Hanover Park has a station on Metra's Milwaukee District/West Line, which provides daily rail service between Elgin, Illinois and Chicago, Illinois (at Union Station). In Metra's zone-based fare system, Hanover Park is in zone F.

Notable residents

  • Christopher Kolk[9] - photographer of celebrity and fashion
  • Jon Walker - was the bassist from American pop punk pop band Panic! At The Disco and was also the lead guitarist (and occasionally the lead singer) of The Young Veins
  • Nadia Ianakieva [10] - Author of the book, "The Red Dress Decision".

Parks and libraries

The Hanover Park Park District is a general park district established by the voters of Hanover Park in 1964. The park district is responsible for the maintenance, operation and administration of parks and park facilities and is governed by five commissioners elected at large for overlapping, four-year terms.

The Hanover Park Park District maintains 21 park sites encompassing128 acres (0.52 km2).

  • Poplar Creek Public Library District[11]
  • Schaumburg Township District Library - serves area of Hanover Park in Schaumburg Township (Cook County - east of Barrington Rd and north of Barrington and Lake St.)
  • Hanover Park Park District[12]


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