Kane County

Elgin, IL: What you need to know

Looking to move to Elgin , IL? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Elgin , IL real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Elgin , IL is located in Kane County . It has a population of 112,105, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Elgin , IL? The median income in Elgin , IL is $60,499 and the median home value is $165,800, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability.


Elgin, IL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 112,105
Median Age 33
Median Household Income $60,499
Median Home Price $165,800

Elgin, IL Demographics

Median Population in Elgin , IL

Median Age 33.3%
Age 18 Over 71.9%
Age 21 Over 67.3%
Age 62 Over 12.6%
Age 65 Over 9.9%

Race in Elgin , IL

  Ethnicity White 64.8%
  Ethnicity Black 6.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 6.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 44.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 19.1%

Population By Gender in Elgin , IL

  Male 50%
  Female 50%

Language in Elgin , IL

  English Only 53.5%
  English Other 46.5%

Economics in Elgin , IL

  Median Household Income $60,499
  Median Home Price $165,800
  Homes Owned 33.6%
  Homes Rent 66.4%
  Median Property Rent $981

in Elgin , IL

Commute Types in Elgin , IL

  Walked 1.4%
  Worked at Home 2.9%
  Public Transportation 2.3%
  Other Means 1.2%
  Drove Alone 79.2%
  Carpooled 13.1%

in Elgin , IL