Living in Elgin, IL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Elgin, Illinois Info Snack

Population
112,653
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
11.3%
Median Home
$186,000
Median Income
$69,041
Median Rent
$1,069

Elgin SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Elgin, IL Crime Report

1,652
Total Crimes
1,473.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-40.50%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Elgin
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,652 1,473.5 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 223 198.9 406.9 366.7
Murder 1 0.9 6.6 5.0
Robbery 68 60.7 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 112 99.9 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,429 1,274.6 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 177 157.9 271.7 340.5
Larceny 1,195 1,065.9 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 57 50.8 148.2 219.9

Elgin, IL Cost Of Living

104
Elgin's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Elgin Illinois National Average
Overall 104 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 94 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100

Elgin, IL Photos

Gifford Elgin
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Elgin in Illinois

Map Of Elgin, IL

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Population over time in Elgin

Year Population % Change
2019 112,653 -0.3%
2018 113,023 0.4%
2017 112,628 0.6%
2016 111,919 -0.2%
2015 112,105 1.1%
2014 110,906 1.0%
2013 109,825 0.3%
2012 109,513 0.8%
2011 108,681 1.7%
2010 106,837 -

Race / Ethnicity in Elgin

White
40.9% (46,087)
African American
5.7% (6,382)
American Indian
0.0% (41)
Asian
5.7% (6,438)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (469)
Two Or More
1.6% (1,751)
Hispanic
45.7% (51,485)
Race Elgin IL USA
White 40.9% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 5.7% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.7% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 45.7% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Elgin

Female
50.4% (56,739)
Male
49.6% (55,913)
Gender Elgin IL USA
Female 50.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elgin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (13,518)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (10,138)
High School / GED
24.0% (27,036)
Some College
22.0% (24,783)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (9,012)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (18,024)
Master's Degree
7.0% (7,885)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,126)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,126)
Education Elgin IL USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 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
5.2% (581,535)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (326,026)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.3% (706,695)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (949,077)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (1,468,948)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (1,987,904)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.0% (1,691,794)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.8% (2,115,201)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (812,928)
$200,000 or more
5.5% (625,188)
Income Elgin IL USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.3% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.0% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.8% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.5% 8.3% 7.7%

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