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Population (year 2000): 16,100. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,758 (+28.9% change)
Males: 8,059 (50.1%), Females: 8,041 (49.9%)

Kane County

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Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $67,323 (year 2000)
Median house value: $154,000 (year 2000)

South Elgin, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in South Elgin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.1%)
  • Hispanic (10.3%)
  • Other race (3.9%)
  • Other Asian (2.8%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (13.9%), Italian (11.5%), Polish (10.5%), English (8.0%), French (3.4%).

New! Elgin, Illinois forum

Elevation: 743 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in South Elgin

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Elgin village

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

8.8% Foreign born (4.2% Asia, 3.3% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,447 (+110.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL (3.5 miles Elgin, pop. 94,487).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (44.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (3.5 miles Elgin, IL (4.5 miles Wayne, Charles, IL St. (5.4 miles Hollow, IL (6.8 miles Sleepy Dundee, IL (7.3 miles West IL Geneva, (7.4 miles IL Bartlett, (7.7 miles Dundee, IL (8.0 miles East


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 407 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 1997: 320 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 175 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 1999: 414 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2000: 509 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2001: 490 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2002: 184 buildings, average cost: $275,300
  • 2003: 166 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2005: 94 buildings, average cost: $181,900

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 88.31 W


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.8%), Retail trade (11.2%), Educational,health and social services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,770 (-23.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,011 (11.8%)


 

Crime in South Elgin by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 4 2
    per 100,000 12.4 24.8 12.4
Robberies 0 2 1
    per 100,000 0.0 12.4 6.2
Assaults 7 7 8
    per 100,000 43.5 43.5 49.7
Burglaries 34 20 51
    per 100,000 211.2 124.2 316.8
Thefts 231 194 195
    per 100,000 1434.8 1205.0 1211.2
Auto thefts 8 9 9
    per 100,000 49.7 55.9 55.9
89.8 83.7 91.9


Average climate in South Elgin, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South 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 21.8 miles away from the South 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 11.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near South Elgin:
  • ELGIN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 4 miles; ELGIN, IL)
  • SHERMAN HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ELGIN, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ELGIN, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Elgin:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 29 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 42 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 49 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Elgin:
  • DUPAGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/WEST CHICAGO, IL; ID: DPA)
  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; ID: 3CK)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)

Amtrak station near South Elgin:
  • 19 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 8 $25,357 $38,035 2 $1,284
Water Supply 7 $32,034 $54,915 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $22,441 $44,882 1 $693
Parks and Recreation 6 $20,243 $40,486 17 $3,768
Streets and Highways 8 $28,778 $43,167 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 27 $126,382 $56,169 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $15,124 $60,496 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $17,238 $41,371 0 $0
Totals for Government 70 $287,596 $49,302 20 $5,745


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Elgin:
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 19 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 15,545)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
Public primary/middle schools in South Elgin:
  • FOX MEADOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 701; Location: 1275 JENNA DRIVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CORRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 682; Location: 455 THORNWOOD WAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CLINTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 770 E MILL ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WILLARD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 370 W SPRING ST; Grades: KG - 06)

Creek: Stony Creek (A).


South Elgin compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in South Elgin:
  • WRMN (1410 AM; 1 kW; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPY (1480 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, IL)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Elgin:
  • WJKL (94.3 FM; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZCH (103.9 FM; DUNDEE, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, 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)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around South Elgin:
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • W54BE (Channel 54; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Owner: WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

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