South Elgin, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 22,201 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.9%
Males: 11,385  (51.3%)
Females: 10,816  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60177.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $79,121 (it was $67,323 in 2000)
South Elgin:

$79,121
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,548 (it was $25,676 in 2000)

South Elgin village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $191,392 (it was $151,200 in 2000)
South Elgin:

$191,392
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $262,619; Detached houses: $287,633; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,834; In 2-unit structures: $417,222; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,074; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,874

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,138.

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South Elgin races chart
  • White alone - 15,936 (72.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3,402 (15.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1,515 (6.9%)
  • Black alone - 679 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 412 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.03%)

Races in South Elgin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Elgin: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (11.4%), Polish (10.1%), Italian (6.3%), English (5.0%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/03/1897

Elevation: 743 feet

Land area: 6.29 square miles.

Population density: 3,531 people per square mile   (average).

South Elgin,IL real estate house value index trend

South Elgin, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in South Elgin:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Elgin village:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

2,407 residents are foreign born (3.0% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This village:  10.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in South Elgin, Illinois as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in South Elgin to the number of sex offenders is 2,469 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,356 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,493 (2.4%)

South Elgin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elgin, IL (3.4 miles , pop. 94,487).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (34.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elgin, IL (1.8 miles ), Wayne, IL (2.0 miles ), St. Charles, IL (2.3 miles ), Bartlett, IL (2.4 miles ), Campton Hills, IL (2.5 miles ), Sleepy Hollow, IL (2.6 miles ), Streamwood, IL (2.7 miles ), West Dundee, IL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $243,900
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $196,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $209,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,714 (-21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,684 (15.3%)

South Elgin household income distribution South Elgin home values distribution

Crime rates in South Elgin by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2244346544311
per 100,000 12.412.424.820.414.819.328.923.819.118.913.94.54.5
Robberies 012226302314153
per 100,000 0.06.212.410.29.928.914.50.09.514.264.768.013.5
Assaults 787751317231111132
per 100,000 43.549.743.535.624.762.781.9109.552.44.74.64.5144.1
Burglaries 34512020342736363710183324
per 100,000 211.2316.8124.2101.8168.1130.1173.4171.4176.447.383.2149.7108.1
Thefts 231195194194220261303298271108228218291
per 100,000 1434.81211.21205.0987.21087.51258.11459.71418.71291.8511.11054.0988.61310.3
Auto thefts 89991281214110756
per 100,000 49.755.955.945.859.338.657.866.752.40.032.422.727.0
Arson 10500136222212
per 100,000 62.131.10.00.04.914.528.99.59.59.59.24.59.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 101.3103.5100.182.085.3106.0127.2123.0103.547.287.782.1105.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in South Elgin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +8,447 (+110.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in South Elgin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Elgin, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Elgin-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the South Elgin village 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 11.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Elgin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 220.5 miles away from South Elgin center
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 47.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from South Elgin center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 235.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Elgin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in South Elgin:

  • I J HEALTHCARE NURSING RESOURCE INC (325B SPRUCE STREET)
  • ALDERWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (746 SPRING)
  • FOX VALLEY HEALTHCARE INC (759 KANE ST)
  • FOX VALLEY NURSING CENTER (759 KANE ST)
  • SOUTH ELGIN REHAB AND HCC (746 WEST SPRING STREET)
  • TOWER HILL HEALTHCARE CENTER (759 KANE STREET)

located in South Elgin:

Amtrak station near South Elgin:

  • 17 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Elgin:

  • Elgin Community College (about 2 miles; Elgin, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,173)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 13 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • Harper College (about 14 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Wheaton College (about 14 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 15 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 15 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 16 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)

Public elementary/middle schools in South Elgin:

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Notable locations in South Elgin: South Elgin and Countryside Fire Protection District Station 2 (A), South Elgin and Countryside Fire Protection District Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Elgin include: Community Center Church of God (A), Kane County Baptist Church (B), South Elgin Community United Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in South Elgin include: Concord Park (1), Robert Sperry Park (2), Lions Park (3), Panton Mill Park (4), Pickeral Park (5), Seba Park (6). Display/hide their locations 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.3. This is worse than average.

City:

97.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.23. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.23
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 23.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.7%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 8.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  78.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
239 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
215 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

South Elgin, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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South Elgin compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in South Elgin (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South Elgin Caputos Banking Center B at 622 Randall Rd, branch established on 2008/09/17; South Elgin Randall Road Banking Cen at 536 Randall Road, branch established on 2011/10/11. 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.
  • West Suburban Bank: South Elgin Branch at 1870 Mcdonald Road, branch established on 2001/12/31. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $1,927.7 mil, Deposits: $1,744.7 mil, headquarters in Lombard, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: West Suburban Bancorp, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: South Elgin Banking Center at 460 S. Randall Road, branch established on 2004/01/12. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: South Elgin-Randall & Silver Glen Ro at 534 Randall Road, branch established on 2006/08/15. 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
  • TCF National Bank: South Elgin Jewel Branch #2309 at 375 Randall Road, branch established on 2000/01/27. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • State Bank of Illinois: South Elgin/Foxdale Branch at 1140 West Spring Street, branch established on 1995/06/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.5 mil, Deposits: $166.7 mil, headquarters in West Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b.c. Of La Grange, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Thornwood Branch at 473 North Redington, branch established on 2003/09/26. 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
  • Associated Bank, National Association: South Elgin Branch at 300 North Mclean Boulevard, branch established on 1883/01/01. 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
  • American Eagle Bank: at 556 Randall Road, branch established on 2002/10/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $158.2 mil, Deposits: $131.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Orchid Financial Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

South Elgin travel time to work - commute South Elgin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Elgin village (based on Kane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.99%
Here: 56.0%
USA: 50.2%

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
Kane County:

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.
State:

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
Kane County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kane County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

15.1%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$39,055$66,9510$0
Other Government Administration 3$23,413$93,6528$6,375
Police Protection - Officers 32$235,198$88,1990$0
Police - Other 7$39,403$67,5485$3,211
Streets and Highways 8$38,103$57,1550$0
Parks and Recreation 7$36,221$62,09328$13,921
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$51,068$68,0910$0
Water Supply 10$55,744$66,8930$0
Totals for Government 83$518,205$74,92141$23,507

South Elgin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,699,000 ($121.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,567,000 ($70.58)
    Water Utilities: $1,255,000 ($56.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $987,000 ($44.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $909,000 ($40.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $846,000 ($38.11)
    Central Staff Services: $686,000 ($30.90)
    Financial Administration: $571,000 ($25.72)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($1.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $405,000 ($18.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,328,000 ($104.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,601,000 ($162.20)

South Elgin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $958,000 ($43.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $443,000 ($19.95)
    All Other: $387,000 ($17.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $367,000 ($16.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $657,000 ($29.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $260,000 ($11.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,460,000 ($110.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,574,000 ($115.94)
    Highways: $677,000 ($30.49)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,285,000 ($102.92)
    Property: $1,976,000 ($89.00)
    Public Utilities: $227,000 ($10.22)

South Elgin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,905,000 ($356.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,565,000 ($70.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,950,000 ($268.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $390,000 ($17.57)

South Elgin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,680,000 ($165.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,033,000 ($542.00)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $74,000 ($3.33)

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($238 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.54% ($45,522 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.12% ($52,635)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($44,309)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($454 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.42% ($39,540 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.91% ($42,413)
to Kendall County, IL  0.40% ($38,969)

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)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

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)
  • 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.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)

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.)
  • 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)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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 South Elgin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 57 meters (187ft)
Total costs: $149,000
Total average daily traffic: 14,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 365

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in South Elgin)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in South Elgin, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • CHI0721, 1150 Woodcliff Drive (Lat: 41.979167 Lon: -88.295556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQHS316, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/23/2007, Expiration Date: 10/23/2017, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • South Elgin IL 2, 1827 N. La Fox Street (Lat: 42.010444 Lon: -88.288806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQJD403
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Wayne IL 2, 33 West 760 Gliberts Street (Wayne Il2, Il # 304453) (Lat: 41.978611 Lon: -88.277083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQJK588
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2008, Expiration Date: 10/14/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • South Elgin Blvd Tow, Lat: 41.999472 Lon: -88.287778, Type: Tank, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQKG658
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 05/01/2019, Certifier: Mat Mingl Mr.
    Registrant: Data Moving Company, 25w685 Saint Charles Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188, Phone: (630) 762-6800, Email:
  • IL-CHI0491, 33 West 760 Gliberts Street (Wayne Il2, Il # 304453) (Lat: 41.978611 Lon: -88.277083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQKN483
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2009, Expiration Date: 07/23/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • IL-CHI0455, 1500 N. La Fox Street (Lat: 42.007444 Lon: -88.296167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: WQKN906
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2009, Expiration Date: 07/28/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • IL-CHI0353, Dailey (Lat: 41.978333 Lon: -88.301111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 46.3 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQLX621
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2010, Expiration Date: 05/19/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Elgin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1847T , Serial Number: 28-7105120, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Chrastka, 420 Earl Ln, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38968 , Serial Number: 28-7716300, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Vagabond Flying Association, 1011 N Lancaster Cir, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 531PU , Serial Number: 2837039, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Chrastka, 420 Earl Ln, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: RAVEN S55A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 57221 , Serial Number: S55A-734, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Osheas Aloft Ltd, 335 North Mclean, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5765A , Serial Number: 28365, Year manufactured: 1956
    Registrant (Individual): Cecil C Cook, 737 Concord Ave, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6163F , Serial Number: 17273157, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Vagabond Flying Association, 1011 N Lancaster Cir, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7600J , Serial Number: 18264689, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Cas Enterprises LLC, 1635 Shanahan Dr, South Elgin, IL 60177

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$182,98226$226,187306$212,0166$93,91014$213,8581$144,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$137,5905$181,39034$213,1591$46,3403$133,4130$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$176,7505$265,90679$233,4705$67,8806$121,9000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$190,1382$374,33042$235,4621$31,2402$182,8050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$174,6701$49,98013$221,8821$16,2801$49,9800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8518.01 , 8518.02, 8521.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$233,7905$202,402
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$144,8554$210,223
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$215,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$193,355
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$178,6901$234,770

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8518.01 , 8518.02, 8521.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 68
  • Hazardous Condition: 88
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - South Elgin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Elgin, IL
Most common first names in South Elgin, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5674.4 years
William4773.7 years
James3869.8 years
Mary3883.0 years
George3876.3 years
Margaret3284.6 years
Robert2873.2 years
Helen2683.1 years
Fred2572.2 years
Edward2572.4 years
Most common last names in South Elgin, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2579.2 years
Miller1178.6 years
Jones1174.9 years
Peterson1174.8 years
Smith1076.5 years
Brown1081.4 years
Anderson1077.0 years
Carlson981.3 years
Taylor872.4 years
Wilson870.2 years
Businesses in South Elgin, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1LensCrafters1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Outback1
AutoZone1Outback Steakhouse1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panda Express1
Burger King1Panera Bread1
CVS1PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
FedEx4Starbucks2
GNC1T-Mobile3
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Jewel-Osco1Target1
Jimmy John's1U.S. Cellular1
Kohl's1UPS3
LA Fitness1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1

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