South Elgin, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 24,755 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +53.8%
Males: 12,465  (50.4%)
Females: 12,290  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60177.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $105,682 (it was $67,323 in 2000)
South Elgin:

$105,682
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,059 (it was $25,676 in 2000)

South Elgin village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $244,197 (it was $151,200 in 2000)
South Elgin:

$244,197
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $261,721; detached houses: $298,622; townhouses or other attached units: $117,466; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $33,485; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,376.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Elgin: 101.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.0%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.6% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.0% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Elgin, IL (2019)
    • 15,87468.8%White alone
    • 4,10617.8%Hispanic
    • 1,4656.3%Asian alone
    • 9554.1%Black alone
    • 5412.3%Two or more races
    • 240.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in South Elgin, Illinois as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Elgin is 2,249 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in South Elgin by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(28.9)
5
(23.8)
4
(19.1)
4
(18.9)
3
(13.9)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.5)
3
(13.5)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
8
(35.7)
9
(40.0)
13
(57.5)
4
(16.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.5)
3
(14.2)
14
(64.7)
15
(68.0)
3
(13.5)
6
(26.9)
2
(9.0)
2
(9.0)
3
(13.4)
7
(31.1)
3
(13.3)
1
(4.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(81.9)
23
(109.5)
11
(52.4)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.5)
32
(144.1)
20
(89.7)
23
(103.4)
16
(71.8)
16
(71.3)
14
(62.2)
8
(35.4)
11
(46.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(173.4)
36
(171.4)
37
(176.4)
10
(47.3)
18
(83.2)
33
(149.7)
24
(108.1)
18
(80.7)
27
(121.4)
18
(80.8)
18
(80.2)
22
(97.8)
12
(53.0)
12
(50.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
303
(1,460)
298
(1,419)
271
(1,292)
108
(511.1)
228
(1,054)
218
(988.6)
291
(1,310)
269
(1,207)
207
(930.4)
244
(1,095)
239
(1,065)
160
(711.0)
85
(375.7)
88
(372.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(57.8)
14
(66.7)
11
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
7
(32.4)
5
(22.7)
6
(27.0)
6
(26.9)
3
(13.5)
2
(9.0)
5
(22.3)
2
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(16.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(28.9)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.2)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
City-Data.com crime index119.0115.096.844.182.076.898.6101.873.867.296.889.875.843.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in South Elgin, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 36 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: German (11.2%), Italian (8.7%), American (6.1%), Polish (4.9%), Irish (4.2%), Greek (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/03/1897

Elevation: 743 feet

Land area: 6.29 square miles.

Population density: 3,937 people per square mile   (average).

South Elgin, Illinois map

2,920 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 2.9% Asia, 2.7% Europe).

This village:

12.7%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,517 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,177 (2.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,169 (-13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,213 (17.4%)

Distribution of median household income in South Elgin, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in South Elgin, IL in 2019
South Elgin satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $498,300
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $277,200
  • 2015: 62 buildings, average cost: $265,600
  • 2016: 69 buildings, average cost: $277,400
  • 2017: 92 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2018: 79 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2019: 25 buildings, average cost: $152,600
Number of permits per 10,000 South Elgin, IL residents
Average permit cost in South Elgin, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in South Elgin, IL
Historical housing units in South Elgin, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +8,447 (+110.4%).
Most common industries in South Elgin, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in South Elgin, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in South Elgin, Illinois

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South Elgin, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.0. This is worse than average.

City:

93.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0114. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0114
U.S.:

0.0098

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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 47% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from South Elgin 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 the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from South Elgin center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 9.9 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) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from South Elgin 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 (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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 high school in South Elgin:

Public elementary/middle schools in South Elgin:

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Points of interest:

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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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in South Elgin:

Marital status in South Elgin, IL
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in South Elgin:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - South Elgin
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic155,39128
Evangelical Protestant50,728184
Mainline Protestant36,57672
Other19,74430
Black Protestant3,67910
Orthodox1,6302
None247,521-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 80
Kane County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kane County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

15.1%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Elgin:

50.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
South Elgin:

28.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Elgin:

19.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Elgin:

9.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.1%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
South Elgin:

60.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
South Elgin:

82.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Elgin, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 32$257,450$96,5440$0
Water Supply 11$73,033$79,6720$0
Streets and Highways 8$38,125$57,1880$0
Financial Administration 8$53,444$80,1660$0
Parks and Recreation 7$35,340$60,58323$18,586
Police - Other 4$21,025$63,0755$4,270
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$23,879$71,6370$0
Other and Unallocable 4$27,023$81,0690$0
Other Government Administration 3$27,739$110,9560$0
Totals for Government 81$557,058$82,52728$22,856

South Elgin government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,663,000 ($269.16)
    Water Utilities: $2,653,000 ($107.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,896,000 ($76.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,730,000 ($69.88)
    Regular Highways: $1,615,000 ($65.24)
    General - Other: $1,344,000 ($54.29)
    Central Staff Services: $1,047,000 ($42.29)
    Financial Administration: $891,000 ($35.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,206,000 ($48.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $8,005,000 ($323.37)
    Water Utilities: $933,000 ($37.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,186,000 ($290.28)

South Elgin government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,011,000 ($81.24)
    Other: $629,000 ($25.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $470,000 ($18.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,238,000 ($50.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,089,000 ($43.99)
    Interest Earnings: $261,000 ($10.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $143,000 ($5.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,296,000 ($254.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,396,000 ($258.37)
    Highways: $588,000 ($23.75)
  • Tax - Property: $4,527,000 ($182.87)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,522,000 ($61.48)
    Other License: $952,000 ($38.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $920,000 ($37.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $544,000 ($21.98)

South Elgin government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000,000 ($1211.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,760,000 ($1161.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,120,000 ($893.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,880,000 ($843.47)

South Elgin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,906,000 ($1248.48)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.97% ($55,835 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.42% ($132,588)
from McHenry County, IL  0.45% ($56,017)


6.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,313 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.40% ($51,932 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.95% ($55,548)
to McHenry County, IL  0.52% ($55,231)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of South Elgin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 76.4mTotal length
  • $1,104,000Total costs
  • 117,825Total average daily traffic
  • 9,875Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69,893Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Elgin, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Elgin, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: WACO YQC-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JACOBS L4 /R755-7 (245 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16212 , Serial Number: 4402, Year manufactured: 1936, Airworthiness Date: 08/07/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 03/01/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Vintage Aircraft Tours Inc, 571 W Thornwood Dr, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 347CR , Serial Number: 9635, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph W Kloke, 7n077 Kearns Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Vagabond Flying Association, 1011 N Lancaster Cir, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: WACO UPF-7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39734 , Serial Number: 5867, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Vintage Aircraft Tours Inc, 571 W Thornwood Dr, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Chrastka, 420 Earl Ln, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/02/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Vagabond Flying Association, 1011 N Lancaster Cir, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7416H , Serial Number: 20678, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph W Kloke, 7n077 Kearns Rd, 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 in South Elgin, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Elgin, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 64. The highest number of fire incidents - 89 took place in 2017, and the least - 44 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in South Elgin, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.7%), and Outside Fires (41.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Elgin, IL
    • 50145.7%Structure Fires
    • 45241.2%Outside Fires
    • 1009.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 433.9%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Elgin, IL
  • 96.2%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Elgin, IL
  • 78.2%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel


South Elgin compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

South Elgin on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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