Elgin, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Elgin, Illinois Info Snack

Population
112,062
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
10.5%
Median Home
$196,100
Median Income
$72,999
Median Rent
$1,087

Elgin SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
6

Elgin, IL Cost Of Living

103
Elgin's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Elgin Illinois National Average
Overall 103 98 100
Services 114 95 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 99 99 100
Housing 92 96 100
Transportation 112 105 100
Utilities 94 94 100

Elgin, IL Photos

Gifford Elgin
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Rankings for Elgin in Illinois

Map Of Elgin, IL

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Population over time in Elgin

Year Population % Change
2020 112,062 -0.9%
2019 113,023 0.4%
2018 112,628 0.6%
2017 111,919 -0.2%
2016 112,105 1.1%
2015 110,906 1.0%
2014 109,825 0.3%
2013 109,513 0.8%
2012 108,681 1.7%
2011 106,837 -

Race / Ethnicity in Elgin

White
40.0% (44,868)
African American
5.2% (5,830)
American Indian
0.0% (33)
Asian
4.6% (5,187)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.6% (668)
Two Or More
2.4% (2,682)
Hispanic
47.1% (52,794)
Race Elgin IL USA
White 40.0% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 5.2% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 4.6% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 47.1% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in Elgin

Female
49.4% (55,390)
Male
50.6% (56,672)
Gender Elgin IL USA
Female 49.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elgin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (13,447)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (8,964)
High School / GED
24.0% (26,894)
Some College
22.0% (24,653)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (8,964)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (17,929)
Master's Degree
8.0% (8,964)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,120)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,120)
Education Elgin IL USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Elgin, Illinois

Less than $10,000
4.2% (471,679)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (363,954)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.4% (607,706)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (831,069)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (1,525,808)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (1,930,539)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.7% (1,761,952)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.9% (2,231,197)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.8% (872,455)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (609,836)
Income Elgin IL USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.4% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.7% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.9% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.8% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 8.8% 8.3%

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