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Population in 2012: 109,927 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.3%
 

Males: 54,511  (49.6%)
Females: 55,416  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  32.5 years
Illinois median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 60123, 60136.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,305 (it was $52,605 in 2000)
Elgin:

$57,305
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,676

Elgin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,700 (it was $138,500 in 2000)
Elgin:

$162,700
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $200,030; Detached houses: $213,539; Townhouses or other attached units: $176,641; In 2-unit structures: $171,859; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,824; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $275,213; Mobile homes: $51,148

Median gross rent in 2012: $935.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 60120, 60123, 60124.

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  • Hispanic - 49,008 (44.8%)
  • White alone - 43,039 (39.4%)
  • Black alone - 9,191 (8.4%)
  • Asian alone - 4,641 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2,887 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 317 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 207 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elgin: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.6%), Irish (8.5%), Polish (5.0%), Italian (4.7%), English (4.3%), Swedish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1881

Elevation: 745 feet

Land area: 25.0 square miles.

Population density: 4,397 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Elgin:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elgin city:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

26,693 residents are foreign born (19.8% Latin America, 2.6% Asia).

This city:  24.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 105 registered sex offenders living in Elgin, Illinois as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elgin to the number of sex offenders is 1,047 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,003 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,632 (2.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (34.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Elgin, IL (1.8 miles ), Sleepy Hollow, IL (1.9 miles ), West Dundee, IL (2.0 miles ), East Dundee, IL (2.1 miles ), Carpentersville, IL (2.4 miles ), Gilberts, IL (2.4 miles ), Streamwood, IL (2.5 miles ), Wayne, IL (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 1077 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2007: 756 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2008: 332 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2009: 128 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2010: 182 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2011: 133 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2012: 192 buildings, average cost: $161,300

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Latitude: 42.04 N, Longitude: 88.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,275 (+3.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 17,594 (34.9%)

Area codes: 847, 630, 224

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Crime rates in Elgin by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1722261223452
per 100,000 1.17.42.12.12.16.11.02.02.42.83.74.61.8
Rapes 41414343641091101037295867867
per 100,000 43.443.445.544.565.9111.5111.5101.186.889.379.871.961.4
Robberies 12393838310620810388757916612276
per 100,000 130.298.487.886.0109.1212.8104.486.490.574.3154.1112.469.6
Assaults 151176120120149133921041361679982112
per 100,000 159.8186.3127.0124.3153.4136.093.3102.1164.0157.191.975.6102.6
Burglaries 407508447447394646579508411445425555357
per 100,000 430.7537.6473.1463.0405.7660.8587.0498.5495.7418.5394.5511.5327.1
Thefts 1,9911,8221,6741,6742,0813,1751,9521,8011,4621,6831,6531,4251,546
per 100,000 2107.21928.31771.71734.02142.83247.71978.81767.41763.31582.81534.41313.21416.3
Auto thefts 1872081831832103191822211381168810879
per 100,000 197.9220.1193.7189.6216.2326.3184.5216.9166.4109.181.799.572.4
Arson 212330302211153137612
per 100,000 22.224.331.831.122.711.31.04.93.612.26.55.511.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 246.6257.5219.4214.7260.6408.8286.0263.1261.7240.4239.6219.4185.9

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Crime rate in Elgin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 215 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Illinois average:

2.76

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Elgin, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Elgin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.1 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 F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elgin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from Elgin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kane County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elgin topographic map

Birthplace of: Madman Muntz - Advertising pioneer, David Otunga - Professional wrestler, Ray Barnhart - Politician, William Dale Phillips - Chemist, Angel Leigh McCoy - Game designer and fiction writer, Bethany Goldsmith - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Earl Muetterties - Chemist, Bill Mehlhorn - Professional golfer, Steve Rauschenberger - Politician, William M. Hartmann - Scientist.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Elgin:

  • DAVITA - COBBLESTONE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 836 DUNDEE AVE.)
  • FMC OF ELGIN (Dialysis Facility, 2130 POINT BLVD. SUITE 800)
  • CARE FOR LIFE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1710 RANDALL ROAD, SUITE 170)
  • HOME HEALTH RESOURCES, LLC (Home Health Center, 2295 VALLEY CREEK DRIVE, SUITE A)
  • PROVENA HOME CARE ELGIN (Home Health Center, 799 SOUTH MCLEAN BLVD)
  • RESILIENCE HOME HEALTH CORPORATION (Home Health Center, 75 MARKET ST, STE 4)
  • SHERMAN HOME CARE PARTNERS (Home Health Center, 915 CENTER STREET, STE 2001A)
  • ELGIN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, 750 S STATE ST)
  • ELGIN STATE HOSP-MED AND SURG DIV (Hospital, provides emergency services, 750 S STATE ST)
  • LITTLE ANGELS (Hospital, 1435 SUMMIT STREET)
  • PASSAGES HOSPICE (Hospital, 134 NORTH MCLEAN BLVD)
  • PRESENCE SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL - ELGIN (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 77 N AIRLITE STREET)
  • PROVENA HOSPICE (Hospital, 77 NORTH AIRLITE STREET)
  • SHERMAN HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1425 NORTH RANDALL ROAD)
  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN RESTHAVEN (Nursing Home, 2750 WEST HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • ASHWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 134 N MCLEAN BOULEVARD)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER OF ELGIN (Nursing Home, 134 NORTH MCLEAN BOULEVARD)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-ELGIN (Nursing Home, 355 RAYMOND STREET)
  • LITTLE ANGELS NH INC (Nursing Home, BOX 304 RT 4)
  • MANORCARE OF ELGIN (Nursing Home, 180 SOUTH STATE STREET)
  • MAPLEWOOD CARE (Nursing Home, 50 NORTH JANE)
  • OLIVETTE SKILLED NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 355 RAYMOND STREET)
  • ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER OF ELGIN (Nursing Home, 2355 ROYAL BOULEVARD)
  • SHERMAN HOSPITAL SCU (Nursing Home, 934 CENTER STREET)
  • SHERMAN WEST COURT (Nursing Home, 1950 LARKIN AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Elgin, IL

Heliports located in Elgin:


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Amtrak station near Elgin:

  • 20 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: www.cityofelgin.org

Colleges/Universities in Elgin:

  • Elgin Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,230; Location: 1700 Spartan Drive; Public; Website: www.elgin.edu)
  • Judson University (FT enrollment: 935; Location: 1151 N State St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.judsonu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Elgin (FT enrollment: 59; Location: 609 S. Randall Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regencybeauty.com)
  • Cannella School of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 113-117 W Chicago St; Private, for-profit; Website: cannellabeautyschools.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elgin:

  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 5 miles; Hoffman Estates, IL; Full-time enrollment: 25,208)
  • Harper College (about 12 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 6,988)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 14 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Wheaton College (about 16 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,583)
  • McHenry County College (about 16 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 3,149)
  • College of DuPage (about 18 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 10,591)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 19 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 3,890)

Public high schools in Elgin:

Private high schools in Elgin:

  • WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 517; Location: 2700 W HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST EDWARD CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 422; Location: 335 LOCUST ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE EINSTEIN ACADEMY (Students: 133; Location: 747 DAVIS RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 333 W RIVER RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • LARKIN CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 515 SPORTS WAY; Grades: 5 - 12)
  • MADRASAH INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION (Students: 27; Location: 1048 BLUFF CITY BLVD; Grades: 6 - 12; Girls only)
  • FOX VALLEY LUTHERAN ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 220 DIVISION ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Elgin:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Elgin:

  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 583; Location: 1000 N RANDALL RD; Grades: PK - 10)
  • ST THOMAS MORE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 1625 W HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 1111 VAN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LAURENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 572 STANDISH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 274 DIVISION ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 103 S GIFFORD ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE LEARNING TREE INC (Students: 202; Location: 2325 ROYAL BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FOX RIVER COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 1600 DUNDEE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: 109 N SPRING ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DA VINCI ACADEMY (Students: 132; Location: 37W080 HOPPS RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Elgin, School District: SCHOOL DISTRICT 46

Library in Elgin:

  • GAIL BORDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $12,437,003; Location: 270 NORTH GROVE AVENUE; 407,074 books; 2,388 e-books; 36,617 audio materials; 22,771 video materials; 34 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 719 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The link to the "Local government website is now: http://www.cityofelgin.org/

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Notable locations in Elgin: Spartan Meadows Golf Course (A), Fox Bluff Corporate Center (B), Elgin Corporate Center (C), Westfield Business Park (D), Northwest Corporate Center (E), Nor-West Marina (F), Fox Valley Professional Park (G), Jaynes Industrial Park (H), Maywood Park Training Track (I), Riverside Water Treatment Plant (J), Elgin City Hall (K), Elgin Fire Barn Number 5 Museum (L), Elgin Fire Department Station 1 (M), Elgin Fire Department Station 2 (N), Elgin Fire Department Station 3 (O), Elgin Fire Department Station 4 (P), Benjamin P Browne Library (Q), Harm A Weber Administration Building (R), Ohio Hall (S), Volkman Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Wing Park Manor Shopping Center (1), Tyler Creek Plaza Shopping Center (2), Randall Lake Crossing Shopping Center (3), Sunset Center Shopping Center (4), Town and Country Plaza Shopping Center (5), Cobblers Crossing Shopping Center (6), Summit Square Shopping Center (7), Fox River Plaza Shopping Center (8), Clock Tower Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elgin include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Calvary Lutheran Church (B), Church of the Redeemer (C), El Mesias United Methodist Church (D), Epworth Church (E), Faith United Methodist Church (F), First Church of Christ (G), First Congregational Church (H), First Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bluff City Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2), Elgin State Hospital Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Willow Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Tyler Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Elgin include: Memorial Stadium (1), Poplar Creek County Forest Preserve (2), Elgin Shores County Forest Preserve (3), College Park (4), Zayres Park (5), Millennium Park (6), Willow Bay Park (7), Kiwanis Park (8), Wright Avenue Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Elgin Fire Barn No 5 Museum (533 Saint Charles Street) (1), Elgin Area Historical Society (Museums; 360 Park Street) (2), MPI Springs- Inc. (Recreation Areas; 2521 Technology Dr Suite 208) (3), Elgin Area Convention Visitors Bureau (77 South Riverside Drive) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Elgin-Days Inn (1585 Dundee Ave) (1), Colonial Lodge Motel (788 Villa Street) (2), Crowne Plaza (575 Tollgate Road) (3), Best Western Plaza Hotel & Convention Center (345 West River Road) (4), Country Inn-Suites Elgin (2270 Point Boulevard) (5), Crowne Plaza Hotel of Elgin (495 Airport Road) (6), Hampton Inn Chicago Elgin / I-90 (405 Airport Road) (7), Chicago/Elgin Super 8 Motel (435 Airport Rd) (8), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Elgin (2270 Point Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Illinois State - Appellate Court- 2nd District Clerk's Ofc (55 Symphony Way) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Kane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.7. This is about average.
City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.23. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.23
U.S.:

4.12
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.9. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 23.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.4
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.83. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.83
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elgin and their reported violations in the past:

ELGIN (Address: 150 DEXTER COURT , Population served: 98500, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • WQP Entry Point Non-Compliance - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2000)
  • WQP Entry Point Non-Compliance - Between JAN-2000 and MAR-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • WQP Entry Point Non-Compliance - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • WQP Entry Point Non-Compliance - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • WQP Entry Point Non-Compliance - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • WQP Entry Point Non-Compliance - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • 2 other older health violations
DES PLAINES MHP (Population served: 340, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-19-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between FEB-23-2001 and SEP-30-2002, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2004)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2006)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-10-2004 and APR-13-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2004)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CENTURY PINES APARTMENTS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between OCT-31-1993 and JUN-30-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1994)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.8%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elgin, IL

People in group quarters in Elgin in 2010:

  • 699 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 588 people in college/university student housing
  • 308 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 181 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 55 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 54 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Elgin in 2000:

  • 613 people in nursing homes
  • 494 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 257 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 243 people in state prisons
  • 145 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 42 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 32 people in halfway houses
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Elgin compared to Illinois state average:

Elgin, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Elgin (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Larkin Branch, Mcclean, Elgin Branch, Elgin Randall Rd Branch, Shady Oaks. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: South Elgin Branch, 850 Summit St Branch, Larkin Branch, Grove Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • St. Charles Bank & Trust Company: Elgin Branch, Mclean Office, Summit Branch. Info updated 2011/10/05: Bank assets: $614.3 mil, Deposits: $533.4 mil, headquarters in Saint Charles, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Waverly Branch, Highland Branch, Larkin Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First Community Bank: Tyler Creek Plaza Banking Center at 50 Tyler Creek Plaza, branch established on 2000/06/20; at 165 South Randall Road, branch established on 1993/10/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $168.5 mil, Deposits: $142.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Financial Corporation
  • Old Second National Bank: Elgin-Route 20 Branch at 3290 Us Highway 20 And Nesler Road, branch established on 2006/11/06; Elgin Mclean Branch at 1000 S Mclean Blvd, branch established on 2006/11/06. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $1,939.3 mil, Deposits: $1,741.1 mil, headquarters in Aurora, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Old Second Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Elgin - Randall And College Gree at 635 S. Randall Road, branch established on 2006/11/22; Elgin Branch at 2000 Big Timber Road, branch established on 2001/05/07. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Elgin Branch at 16 North Spring Street, branch established on 1883/01/01; West Elgin Branch at 2001 Larkin Avenue, branch established on 2001/06/30. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Elgin - Dundee Branch at 250 Dundee Avenue, branch established on 2003/11/17; Elgin - Mclean Branch at 170 N Mc Lean Blvd, branch established on 2003/11/20. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • 7 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elgin, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel Elgin, 425 Airport Rd, Elgin, IL 60123 , Phone: (708) 697-8828
  • Ramada Inn-elgin, 345 W Riv Rd, Elgin, IL 60123 , Phone: (847) 695-5000, Fax: (847) 695-6556
  • Quality Inn, 500 Tollgate Rd, Elgin, IL 60123 , Phone: (847) 608-7300, Fax: (847) 931-4894
  • Days Inn Elgin, 1585 Dundee Ave, Elgin, IL 60120 , Phone: (847) 695-2100, Fax: (847) 697-9114
  • Colonial Lodge Motel, 788 Villa St, Elgin, IL 60120 , Phone: (847) 742-2790, Fax: (847) 742-0019
  • Hampton Inn Elgin, 405 Airport Rd, Elgin, IL 60123 , Phone: (847) 931-1940, Fax: (847) 931-5190
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Chicago-Northwest, 495 Airport Rd, Elgin, IL 60123 , Phone: (847) 488-9000, Fax: (847) 488-9800
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Elgin, 2270 Point Blvd, Elgin, IL 60123 , Phone: (847) 426-6400, Fax: (847) 426-6410
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elgin, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elgin travel time to work - commute


Elgin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elgin city (based on Kane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.99%
Here56.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents61.4%6.6%6.3%5.9%3.3%
Congregations11.0%8.1%8.1%10.2%5.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Salvation ArmyEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.2%1.1%10.5%
Congregations3.0%2.5%1.3%3.4%47.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 80
Here:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
Kane County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Kane County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kane County:

7.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 31$193,643$74,9594$5,763
Other Government Administration 32$172,318$64,61913$13,667
Judicial and Legal 5$40,620$97,4880$0
Police Protection - Officers 187$1,294,572$83,0745$3,325
Police - Other 61$381,581$75,06528$37,277
Firefighters 97$660,503$81,7120$0
Fire - Other 2$6,009$36,0541$1,379
Streets and Highways 63$374,998$71,4285$6,472
Sewerage 13$77,931$71,9360$0
Parks and Recreation 27$160,320$71,253179$109,693
Housing and Community Development(Local) 51$300,810$70,7791$2,384
Natural Resources 45$233,710$62,32328$29,958
Water Supply 60$356,631$71,3261$303
Other and Unallocable 10$50,552$60,66212$12,998
Totals for Government 684$4,304,198$75,512277$223,219

Elgin government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $21,233,000 ($193.16)
    Sewerage: $4,579,000 ($41.65)
    Water Utilities: $3,026,000 ($27.53)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $26,719,000 ($243.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,798,000 ($134.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,132,000 ($128.56)
    Water Utilities: $12,488,000 ($113.60)
    Regular Highways: $10,316,000 ($93.84)
    General - Other: $5,649,000 ($51.39)
    Central Staff Services: $4,454,000 ($40.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,252,000 ($38.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,024,000 ($27.51)
    General Public Buildings: $1,654,000 ($15.05)
    Financial Administration: $1,620,000 ($14.74)
    Sewerage: $1,316,000 ($11.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $850,000 ($7.73)
    Public Welfare - Other: $850,000 ($7.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $739,000 ($6.72)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $7,842,000 ($71.34)
    Benefit Payments: $3,437,000 ($31.27)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,904,000 ($17.32)
    Withdrawals: $57,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,856,000 ($53.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,444,000 ($395.21)

Elgin government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,100,000 ($64.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,110,000 ($46.49)
    All Other: $3,885,000 ($35.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $272,000 ($2.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000 ($0.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,939,000 ($26.74)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,530,000 ($13.92)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,420,000 ($12.92)
    From Other Governments: $135,000 ($1.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $911,000 ($8.29)
    Public Welfare: $369,000 ($3.36)
    All Other: $106,000 ($0.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $758,000 ($6.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,564,000 ($87.00)
    Interest Earnings: $3,776,000 ($34.35)
    Rents: $3,686,000 ($33.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $991,000 ($9.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,168,000 ($201.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,049,000 ($391.61)
    Highways: $2,878,000 ($26.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,157,000 ($19.62)
    All Other: $863,000 ($7.85)
    Public Welfare: $473,000 ($4.30)
  • Tax - Property: $37,557,000 ($341.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,436,000 ($49.45)
    Other License: $2,694,000 ($24.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,020,000 ($9.28)

Elgin government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,106,000 ($1156.28)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,930,000 ($1118.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,081,000 ($237.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,905,000 ($199.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,448,000 ($49.56)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,280,000 ($38.93)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,168,000 ($10.63)

Elgin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $24,585,000 ($223.65)
    Total Other Securities: $14,324,000 ($130.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $129,311,000 ($1176.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,280,000 ($38.93)

8.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  2.77% ($53,429 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.93% ($64,543)
from McHenry County, IL  0.44% ($52,469)


7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($55,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($353 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  1.49% ($45,072 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  1.03% ($47,627)
to Kendall County, IL  0.73% ($50,094)

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.)
  • 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)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

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)
  • 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.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, 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 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.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • 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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Elgin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 49
Total length: 362 meters (1,188ft)
Total costs: $14,402,000
Total average daily traffic: 990,295
Total average daily truck traffic: 72,057

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 16
  • 1960-1969: 14
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 3
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elgin, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elgin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 202 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elgin, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 292 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elgin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Elgin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 82 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED336$163,676221$155,6441,572$194,39635$65,55816$446,236103$123,4526$136,767
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$145,82540$147,494171$201,8077$63,7510$011$113,4696$39,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED78$150,55873$143,840618$188,56443$71,5114$661,48837$162,0587$27,866
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN36$153,37324$198,448284$194,6565$102,5324$530,13016$101,3970$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$144,25213$174,25291$201,9143$112,9000$03$170,9301$82,530

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Elgin, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$200,12935$230,5640$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$203,03621$223,5431$155,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$165,38614$220,3160$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$196,6909$184,9300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$215,6302$249,1850$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 353
  • Hazardous Condition: 351
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Elgin


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elgin, IL

Most common first names in Elgin, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John53574.2 years
William46275.1 years
Mary38179.7 years
Robert35970.3 years
Helen29180.8 years
George27975.8 years
Charles26475.0 years
James25571.1 years
Frank24078.5 years
Edward24075.4 years
Most common last names in Elgin, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson20177.3 years
Smith15675.6 years
Anderson12678.1 years
Miller11877.1 years
Nelson8778.5 years
Brown6275.9 years
Peterson6179.5 years
Schmidt5978.3 years
Wilson5778.7 years
Schultz5477.8 years
Businesses in Elgin, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Arby's1McDonald's5
AutoZone2Meijer1
Baskin-Robbins4Menards1
Blockbuster3Nike4
Burger King3OfficeMax1
Burlington Coat Factory1Panera Bread1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Caribou Coffee1Payless1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless3Popeyes1
Curves1Quality1
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen4RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Sears1
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
Dunkin Donuts5Steak 'n Shake1
Fashion Bug1Super 83
FedEx15T-Mobile3
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell3
GNC1Target1
H&R Block4U-Haul4
Hobby Lobby1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn2UPS19
Home Depot1Walgreens2
IHOP1Walmart1
Jewel-Osco2Wendy's3
Jimmy John's2YMCA2
KFC2
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Elgin on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest real estate taxes percentage in 2005"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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Total of 461 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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