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Population (year 2000): 94,487. Estimated population in July 2005: 98,645 (+4.4% change)
Males: 47,213 (50.0%), Females: 47,274 (50.0%)

Kane County

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Median resident age: 30.9 years
Median household income: $52,605 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,400 (year 2000)

Elgin, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Elgin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.8%)
  • Hispanic (34.3%)
  • Other race (15.4%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other Asian (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.8%), Irish (9.8%), Polish (6.3%), English (5.6%), Italian (4.9%), Swedish (3.2%).Illinois

Elevation: 745 feet

Land area: 25.0 square miles

Elgin,

For population 25 years and over in Elgin

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elgin city

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

23.6% Foreign born (19.0% Latin America, 3.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +16,713 (+21.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (44.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elgin, IL (3.5 miles South Dundee, IL (3.9 miles West Hollow, IL (3.9 miles Sleepy Dundee, IL (4.5 miles East IL (5.7 miles Carpentersville, IL (6.5 miles Wayne, IL (6.8 miles Gilberts, IL Bartlett, (7.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 292 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1997: 294 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1998: 428 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1999: 319 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2000: 194 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2001: 126 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2002: 265 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2003: 179 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2004: 563 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2005: 1262 buildings, average cost: $155,700

Latitude: 42.04 N, Longitude: 88.29 W

Area codes: 847, 630, 224

Elgin, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.5%), Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +945 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 17,535 (38.6%)

Crime in Elgin by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 11 1 2 7 2 2
    per 100,000 11.6 1.1 2.1 7.4 2.1 2.1
Rapes 35 41 43 41 43 64
    per 100,000 37.0 43.4 45.5 43.4 45.5 67.7
Robberies 89 123 83 93 83 106
    per 100,000 94.2 130.2 87.8 98.4 87.8 112.2
Assaults 152 151 120 176 120 149
    per 100,000 160.9 159.8 127.0 186.3 127.0 157.7
Burglaries 431 407 447 508 447 394
    per 100,000 456.1 430.7 473.1 537.6 473.1 417.0
Thefts 2,012 1,991 1,674 1,822 1,674 2,081
    per 100,000 2129.4 2107.2 1771.7 1928.3 1771.7 2202.4
Auto thefts 179 187 183 208 183 210
    per 100,000 189.4 197.9 193.7 220.1 193.7 222.3
219.2 219.7 191.6 223.9 191.6 229.5

Average climate in Elgin, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elgin,

Elgin-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the Elgin city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Peter Fitzgerald - (born 1961), politician, Rick Short - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Washington Nationals, born: Dec 6, 1972), Bruce Boxleitner - actor, Tom Shales - (born 1944), television critic.

Main business address for: MIDDLEBY CORP (REFRIGERATION & SERVICE INDUSTRY MACHINERY), EFC BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Elgin:
  • ELGIN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (750 S STATE ST)
  • SHERMAN HOSPITAL (934 CENTER STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (77 N AIRLITE ST)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elgin:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 28 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 42 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 46 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elgin:
  • DUPAGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/WEST CHICAGO, IL; ID: DPA)
  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; ID: 3CK)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 14 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 2 $4,213 $25,278 2 $1,767
Financial Administration 28 $135,780 $58,191 7 $7,386
Other Government Administration 29 $120,827 $49,997 23 $17,519
Judicial and Legal 5 $35,121 $84,290 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 171 $907,736 $63,700 10 $4,262
Police - Other 56 $267,560 $57,334 51 $47,783
Other and Unallocable 9 $35,446 $47,261 22 $16,663
Water Supply 55 $250,065 $54,559 2 $390
Natural Resources 41 $163,874 $47,963 52 $38,400
Housing and Community Development(Local) 47 $210,923 $53,852 2 $3,055
Parks and Recreation 25 $112,414 $53,958 329 $140,602
Sewerage 12 $54,644 $54,644 0 $0
Streets and Highways 58 $262,944 $54,402 10 $8,296
Firefighters 89 $463,136 $62,445 0 $0
Totals for Government 627 $3,024,680 $57,888 510 $286,122
Colleges/Universities in Elgin:
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,077; Location: 1700 SPARTAN DR; Public; Website: www.elgin.cc.il.us)
  • JUDSON COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 942; Location: 1151 N STATE ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • HAIR PROFESSIONALS ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 39; Location: 440 AIRPORT RD STE C; Private, for-profit)
  • CANNELLA SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 15; Location: 113-117 W CHICAGO ST; Private, for-profit)
  • CONTINENTAL ACADEMY OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Location: 660 VILLA ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elgin:
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 18 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 18 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 20 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 15,545)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 22 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
Public high schools in Elgin:
  • LARKIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,550; Location: 1475 LARKIN AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,311; Location: 1200 MAROON DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GIFFORD STREET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 46 S GIFFORD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL SCHOOL PROGRAM (Students: 107; Location: 355 E CHICAGO ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Elgin:
  • ST. EDWARD CENTRAL CATHOLIC HI (Students: 455; Location: 335 LOCUST STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 2700 WEST HIGHLAND AVE.; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ELGIN ACADEMY (Students: 326; Location: 350 PARK STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LARKIN (Students: 87; Location: 1212 LARKIN AVENUE; Grades: 2 - 12)
  • FOX VALLEY LUTHERAN ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 220 DIVISION STREET; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Elgin:
  • KIMBALL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 951; Location: 451 N MCLEAN BLVD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ABBOTT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 788; Location: 949 VAN ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LORDS PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 777; Location: 323 WAVERLY DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • COLEMAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 747; Location: 1220 DUNDEE AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HUFF ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 722; Location: 801 HASTINGS ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ILLINOIS PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 628; Location: 1350 WING ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LARSEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 665 DUNDEE AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ELLIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 225 S LIBERTY ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CENTURY OAKS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 605; Location: 1235 BRAEBURN DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GARFIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 420 MAY ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Elgin:
  • ST THOMAS MORE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 1625 W HIGHLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL INC. (Students: 270; Location: 333 WEST RIVER RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LAURENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 572 STANDISH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 1111 VAN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 274 DIVISION STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 219; Location: 2250 WEST HIGHLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 103 S GIFFORD STREET; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 109 N SPRING STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BEARY SPECIAL CREATIONS (Students: 147; Location: 1735 W HIGHLAND AV; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTERS (Students: 102; Location: 545 HIAWATHA DR; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Elgin:
  • GAIL BORDEN P.L.D. (Operating income: $5,688,530; Location: 200 N. GROVE AVENUE; 275,606 books; 19,632 audio materials; 10,217 video materials; 659 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Elgin: Nor-West Marina (A), Maywood Park Training Track (B), Jaynes Industrial Park (C), Fox Valley Professional Park (D), Fox Bluff Corporate Center (E), Westfield Business Park (F), Spartan Meadows Golf Course (G), Gail Borden Public Library (H), Harm A Weber Administration Building (I), Wilson Hall (J), Elgin Public Museum (K), Elgin Fire Station Number 5 (L), Volkman Hall (M), Elgin Fire Station Number 4 (N), Elgin Fire Station Number 3 (O), Elgin Fire Station Number 2 (P), Elgin Fire Station Number 1 (Q), Elgin Fire Barn Number 5 Museum (R), Elgin City Hall (S), Benjamin P Browne Library (T).

Shopping Centers: Wing Park Manor Shopping Center (1), Tyler Creek Plaza Shopping Center (2), Town and Country Plaza Shopping Center (3), Cobblers Crossing Shopping Center (4), Clock Tower Plaza Shopping Center (5), Fox River Plaza Shopping Center (6), Sunset Center Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Elgin include: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Saint Thomas More Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Church (D), Bethlehem Church (E), Saint Pauls United Church of Christ (F), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Laurence Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Bluff City Cemetery (1), Elgin State Hospital Cemetery (2), Mount Hope Cemetery (3).

Lakes and swamps: Willow Lake (A), Bluff Spring Fen (B).

Creek: Tyler Creek (A).

Parks in Elgin include: Wing Park (1), Wright Avenue Park (2), Zayres Park (3), Elgin Sports Complex (4), Elgin Shores County Forest Preserve (5), Drake Field Park (6), College Park (7), Poplar Creek County Forest Preserve (8), Channing Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Elgin compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Elgin:
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRMN (1410 AM; 1 kW; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSPY (1480 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, IL)
Strongest FM radio stations in Elgin:
  • WJKL (94.3 FM; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEPS (88.9 FM; ELGIN, IL; Owner: BD. OF ED. UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT #46)
  • WZCH (103.9 FM; DUNDEE, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Elgin:
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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