Elgin, Illinois Population 2018

Elgin, Illinois's estimated population is 112,456 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Elgin, Illinois is the 8th largest city in Illinois based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2993.68 people/mi² (1155.86 people/km²), with a household density of 392.38 people/km² (1016.25 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 33.6 years, 32.6 years for males, and 34.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 38,175 households in the city, with an average size of 3.1 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7.1%, with a median rent of $991/month. The median house has 5.7 rooms, and has a value of $166,500.

The median income for households in Elgin, Illinois is $60,375, while the mean household income is $75,767. The per capita income is $25,076, and 11.5% of families and 14.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 22.6% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 7.2% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017112,456-61-0.05%
2016112,5173930.35%
2015112,1241,0160.91%
2014111,1089380.85%
2013110,1704990.45%
2012109,6715390.49%
2011109,1328100.75%
2010108,32213,83514.64%
200094,48717,47722.69%
199077,01013,34220.96%
198063,6687,97714.32%
197055,6916,24412.63%
196049,4475,22411.81%
195044,2235,89015.37%
194038,3332,4046.69%
193035,9298,47530.87%
192027,4541,4785.69%
191025,9763,54315.79%
190022,4334,61025.87%
189017,8239,036102.83%
18808,7873,34661.50%
18705,4412,64494.53%
18602,7970.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White69,135
Some Other Race23,996
Black or African American8,144
Asian6,697
Two or More Races3,293
American Indian and Alaska Native654
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Elgin Il Population Pyramid 2018

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Elgin Il Median Age

33.6


Total

32.6


Male

34.5


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 81,081 adults in Elgin Il.

Elgin Il Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elgin Il Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.7
Houses Without Mortgage
6,027
Houses With Mortgage
17,375
Vacancy Rate
7.1
Median Rent
991
Median Home Value
166,500
Renter-Occupied Units
12,078
Owner-Occupied Units
23,402
Total Housing Units
38,175

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Elgin Il for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.6% and the labor force participation rate is 70.1%.

Elgin Il Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
3.1
Average Family Size
3.69
Total Households
35480
Married Couple Households
18936
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2189
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4474
Non Family Households
9881
Total Families
25599
Households With Own Children
13556
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Elgin Il Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,381
$10,000 to $14,999
1,052
$15,000 to $24,999
2,758
$25,000 to $34,999
3,723
$35,000 to $49,999
4,984
$50,000 to $74,999
6,611
$75,000 to $99,999
4,898
$100,000 to $149,999
5,748
$150,000 to $199,999
1,907
Over $200,000
1,418

Elgin Il Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Elgin Il

Illinois

$60,375

$59,196

$75,767

$81,865

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Elgin Il Education Data

Elgin Il Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
7,92411.33%
9th to 12th Grade
6,7009.58%
High School Graduate
18,41626.33%
Some College
14,88421.28%
Associates Degree
5,0467.21%
Bachelors Degree
11,39716.29%
Graduate Degree
5,5757.97%