Elburn, IL
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Living in Elburn

Elburn is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,175 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Elburn is the 296th largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Elburn, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Elburn, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Elburn’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Elburn does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $95,717.00.

Elburn real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Elburn house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Elburn is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Elburn is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elburn who work in sales jobs (17.44%), management occupations (14.06%), and office and administrative support (13.47%).

Also of interest is that Elburn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Elburn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.15% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Elburn is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Elburn a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Elburn has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Elburn’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Elburn, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.73 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Elburn are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.26% of adults in Elburn have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Elburn in 2018 was $39,148, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,592 for a family of four.

Elburn is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Elburn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elburn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Elburn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.16% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elburn include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Elburn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.