Elgin, IL Population

Population: 94,487. Estimated population in July 2020: 98,645 (+4.4% change)
Males: 47,213 (50.0%), Females: 47,274 (50.0%)

Kane County

Zip codes: 60120, 60123.

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

Races in Elgin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.8%)
  • Hispanic (34.3%)
  • Other race (15.4%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other Asian (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

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

Elevation: 745 feet

Land area: 25.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elgin

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

For population 15 years and over in Elgin city

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

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

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

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Elgin:

  • ELGIN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (750 S STATE ST)
  • SHERMAN HOSPITAL (934 CENTER STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (77 N AIRLITE ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elgin:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 28 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 42 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 46 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elgin:

  • DUPAGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/WEST CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: DPA)
  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; Abbreviation: 3CK)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 14 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)
Colleges/Universities in Elgin:

  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,077; Location: 1700 SPARTAN DR; Public; Website: www.elgin.cc.il.us)
  • JUDSON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 942; Location: 1151 N STATE ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • HAIR PROFESSIONALS ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 39; Location: 440 AIRPORT RD STE C; Private, for-profit)
  • CANNELLA SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 113-117 W CHICAGO ST; Private, for-profit)
  • CONTINENTAL ACADEMY OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Location: 660 VILLA ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elgin:

  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 18 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 18 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 20 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 15,545)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 22 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
Public high schools in Elgin:

  • LARKIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,550; Location: 1475 LARKIN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,311; Location: 1200 MAROON DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GIFFORD STREET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 46 S GIFFORD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTRAL SCHOOL PROGRAM (Students: 107; Location: 355 E CHICAGO ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Elgin:

  • ST. EDWARD CENTRAL CATHOLIC HI (Students: 455; Location: 335 LOCUST STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 2700 WEST HIGHLAND AVE.; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ELGIN ACADEMY (Students: 326; Location: 350 PARK STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • LARKIN (Students: 87; Location: 1212 LARKIN AVENUE; Grades: 2 – 12)
  • FOX VALLEY LUTHERAN ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 220 DIVISION STREET; Grades: 6 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Elgin:

  • KIMBALL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 951; Location: 451 N MCLEAN BLVD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ABBOTT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 788; Location: 949 VAN ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • LORDS PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 777; Location: 323 WAVERLY DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • COLEMAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 747; Location: 1220 DUNDEE AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HUFF ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 722; Location: 801 HASTINGS ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ILLINOIS PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 628; Location: 1350 WING ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LARSEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 665 DUNDEE AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ELLIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 225 S LIBERTY ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CENTURY OAKS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 605; Location: 1235 BRAEBURN DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GARFIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 420 MAY ST; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Elgin:

  • ST THOMAS MORE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 1625 W HIGHLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL INC. (Students: 270; Location: 333 WEST RIVER RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST LAURENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 572 STANDISH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 1111 VAN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 274 DIVISION STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHRISTIAN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 219; Location: 2250 WEST HIGHLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 103 S GIFFORD STREET; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 109 N SPRING STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BEARY SPECIAL CREATIONS (Students: 147; Location: 1735 W HIGHLAND AV; Grades: PK – KG)
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTERS (Students: 102; Location: 545 HIAWATHA DR; Grades: PK – 5)

Libraries

Library in Elgin:

  • GAIL BORDEN P.L.D. (Operating income: $5,688,530; Location: 200 N. GROVE AVENUE; 275,606 books; 19,632 audio materials; 10,217 video materials; 659 serial subscriptions)

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