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South Elgin is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 22,226 people and four constituent neighborhoods, South Elgin is the 113th largest community in Illinois.
South Elgin home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but South Elgin real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
South Elgin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, South Elgin is a village of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in South Elgin who work in office and administrative support (17.34%), sales jobs (12.81%) and management occupations (11.60%).
Also of interest is that South Elgin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, South Elgin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making South Elgin 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, South Elgin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, South Elgin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In South Elgin, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.43 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of South Elgin is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.98% of adults in South Elgin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in South Elgin in 2010 was $33,218, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,872 for a family of four.
South Elgin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call South Elgin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Elgin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. South Elgin also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.17% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in South Elgin include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, English and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in South Elgin is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|SOUTH ELGIN INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,293|
|SOUTH ELGIN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.65%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.35%|
|TYPE OF SOUTH ELGIN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||69.02%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||18.43%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.21%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.75%|
|SIZE OF SOUTH ELGIN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.00%|
|AGE OF SOUTH ELGIN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||26.01%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||56.66%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||15.21%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.12%|
|SOUTH ELGIN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$308,827|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,291|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||3.64%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||2.25%|
|$104,001 - $209,000||41.87%|
|$209,001 - $313,000||30.89%|
|$313,001 - $417,000||12.41%|
|$417,001 - $522,000||5.57%|
|$522,001 - $783,000||2.63%|
|$783,001 - $1,044,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF SOUTH ELGIN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.99%|
|5 TO 17||23.59%|
|18 TO 24||6.36%|
|25 TO 34||11.34%|
|35 TO 54||35.69%|
|55 TO 64||9.26%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.77%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.12%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$86,600|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$33,218|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.34%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (14.30%)
Public Service (7.48%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.74%)
Information Technology (2.20%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.01%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.28%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.63%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.03%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.17%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (31.41%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (82.96%)
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