South Elgin Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

South Elgin Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
23,865

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.7%
5 - 17:
22.1%
18 - 24:
9.3%
25 - 34:
10.7%
35 - 54:
32.8%
55 - 64:
10.4%
Over 65 Years:
10.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.9%
5.9%
High School Graduates
91.2%
91.2%
College Graduated
36.3%
36.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

South Elgin
$39,273
$39,273
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

South Elgin
$99,451
$99,451
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
6.0%

Employment Industries in South Elgin

 
Manufacturing
20.0%
20.0%
Healthcare
11.8%
11.8%
Retail
9.8%
9.8%
Education
7.7%
7.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.3%
7.3%
Finance
7.2%
7.2%
Accommodation
7.1%
7.1%
Construction
5.9%
5.9%
Transportation
4.4%
4.4%
Wholesale
3.3%
3.3%
Administration
3.2%
3.2%
Other
3.1%
3.1%
Arts
2.9%
2.9%
Public Service
2.5%
2.5%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
69.9%
69.9%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
17.5%
17.5%
Asian
6.3%
6.3%
Black or African American
4.2%
4.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.1%
2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
23.3%
23.3%
Italian
12.0%
12.0%
Irish
10.6%
10.6%
Polish
7.6%
7.6%
English
4.7%
4.7%
Swedish
3.5%
3.5%
Norwegian
2.6%
2.6%
French
2.2%
2.2%
European
2.2%
2.2%
Dutch
1.8%
1.8%
Greek
1.7%
1.7%
Scottish
1.1%
1.1%
Ukrainian
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
0.9%
0.9%
Bulgarian
0.9%
0.9%
Hungarian
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
Czech
0.6%
0.6%
Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
78.0%
78.0%
Spanish
12.5%
12.5%
Langs. of India
1.1%
1.1%
Urdu
1.1%
1.1%
Tagalog
0.8%
0.8%
German/Yiddish
0.8%
0.8%
Slavic languages
0.7%
0.7%
Italian
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.6%
0.6%
Laotian
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.4%
0.4%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
West Germanic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born South Elgin Residents:
12.9%