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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elgin is 113,911. Elgin, Illinois is the 261st largest city in the US.
Parts of Elgin are located within Cook County and Kane County.
The peak population of Elgin was in 2020, when its population was 114,621. In 2020, Elgin was the 259th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 261st largest city in the US. Elgin is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Elgin has grown 20.0% since the 2000. Elgin, Illinois's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Elgin has a population density of 2,911.2 people per square mile.
|258||High Point, North Carolina||114,086||31.7%|
|267||Las Cruces, New Mexico||112,914||53.4%|
The total voting age population of Elgin, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 67,102. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.2% of the residents of Elgin are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elgin are 61.8% White, 22.4% Other, 5.9% Black, 5.9% Asian, 3.2% Two or more races and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 45.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elgin, 11.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.7%. On a per-household basis, 9.5% of families are below the poverty line in Elgin.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.4% of Elgin residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.8% of Elgin residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.5% have a bachelor's degree and 8.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elgin residents aged 5 and older, 45.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 38.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elgin is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elgin, 9.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elgin is $69,041.
In Elgin, 69.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.2% of housing units in Elgin.
Of all the housing units in Elgin, 20.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Elgin, 18.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 7,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elgin is $1,069.
In Elgin, 85.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.