A Northwest suburb of Chicago. It has a population of approximately 75,000 and is on the 2007 list of top 10 places to live in the US. It is near Woodfield Mall, the mall with the most shopping space in the country. It is also host to a number of restaurants and a great deal of other businesses and stores. It includes housing from affordable to very high end with excellent school districts. Most high school students who live in Schaumburg go to Schaumburg HS in Schaumburg, Conant HS in Hoffman Estates (a neighboring town), or Hoffman Estates HS. Towns near Schaumburg include Hoffman Estates, Barrington (in all varieties from Barrington Hills to South Barrington), Invernes, Rolling Meadows, Palatine, and Hanover Park in addition to a few more. With decent traffic conditions Schaumburg is less than an hour drive from Chicago.