Elgin SnackAbility

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

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Elgin, Illinois Info Snack

Elgin (/ldn/ EL-jin) is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois. Located roughly 35 mi (56 km) northwest of Chicago, it lies along the Fox River. As of 2013, the city had a total population of 110,145, making it the eighth-largest city in Illinois.
Population
112,628
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
13.2%
Median Home
$171,200
Median Income
$63,655
Median Rent
$1,027

Rankings for Elgin in Illinois

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4

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5

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7

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10

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Map Of Elgin, IL

Population over time in Elgin

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Elgin Per 100k

Crime Elgin IL USA
Violent Crime 198.6 438.8 382.9
Murder 1.8 7.8 5.3
Robbery 49.7 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 113.5 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 1400.2 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 172.9 339.5 430.4
Larceny 1161.7 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 65.6 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Elgin

White
40.9% (46,107)
African American
6.2% (6,941)
American Indian
0.0% (51)
Asian
6.1% (6,848)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (569)
Two Or More
1.4% (1,573)
Hispanic
44.9% (50,539)
Race Elgin IL USA
White 40.9% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 6.2% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 6.1% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 44.9% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Elgin, Illinois

Less than $10,000
5.6% (630,716)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (371,672)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.3% (822,184)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.1% (1,024,914)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (1,486,689)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (2,218,771)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (1,565,529)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.4% (1,959,727)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (709,556)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (461,774)
Income Elgin IL USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.3% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.1% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.4% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Elgin

Female
49.2% (55,447)
Male
50.8% (57,180)
Gender Elgin IL USA
Female 49.2% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 50.8% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elgin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.7% (13,224)
9-12th Grade
9.6% (10,773)
High School / GED
25.3% (28,541)
Some College
21.6% (24,354)
Associate's Degree
7.3% (8,216)
Bachelor's Degree
16.5% (18,548)
Master's Degree
6.3% (7,097)
Professional Degree
0.8% (946)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (923)
Education Elgin IL USA
< 9th Grade 11.7% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.6% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.3% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 21.6% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.3% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.5% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.3% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.8% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 1.3% 1.4%

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