Who lives in Elgin?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 89 7.2%
5-9 years 65 5.2%
10-14 years 126 10.2%
15-17 years 51 4.1%
18-24 years 145 11.7%
25-34 years 172 13.9%
35-44 years 173 14.0%
45-54 years 177 14.3%
55-64 years 103 8.3%
65-74 years 55 4.4%
75-84 years 73 5.9%
85 years and older suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 608 49.0%
Female 632 51.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 1,210 97.6%
Of Color suppressed
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 1,151 100.0%
English only 1,112 96.6%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 1,240 100.0%
Population with a disability 145 11.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 1,225 100.0%
Same residence 1,104 90.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 121 9.9%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Elgin's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 491 100.0%
Less than $35,000 113 23.0%
$35,000-$49,999 75 15.3%
$50,000-$74,999 110 22.4%
$75,000-$99,999 58 11.8%
$100,000 or more 135 27.5%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $59,886 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 1,227 100.0%
Less than $35,000 113 23.0%
With income below poverty 77 6.3%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 64 5.2%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 86 7.0%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 1,000 81.5%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) suppressed
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) suppressed
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 84 6.9%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 1,240 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 73 5.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 511 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) suppressed
Occupied housing units 491 96.1%
Average household size 2.5
Owner-occupied 369 72.2%
Average household size 2.8
Renter-occupied 122 23.9%
Average household size 1.7
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 107 20.9%
1970-1999 152 29.7%
1940-1969 120 23.5%
1939 or earlier 132 25.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 491 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 352 71.7%
With children under 18 years 193 39.3%
Married-couple family households 266 54.2%
With children under 18 years 128 26.1%
Single-person family households 86 17.5%
With children under 18 years 65 13.2%
Nonfamily households 139 28.3%
Householder living alone 115 23.4%
65 years and over 46 9.4%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 193 39.3%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 102 20.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 262 53.4%
Moved in 2000-2009 119 24.2%
Moved in 1990-1999 53 10.8%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 53 10.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 491 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 85 17.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 369 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 55 14.9%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 122 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 122
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $594
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles suppressed
1 vehicle available 130 26.5%
2 vehicles available 217 44.2%
3 or more vehicles available 134 27.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 715 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 667 93.3%
Public transportation 14 2.0%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 34 4.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 684 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 93 13.6%
10-19 minutes 83 12.1%
20-29 minutes 238 34.8%
30 minutes or longer 270 39.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 764 100.0%
Less than high school 58 7.6%
High school diploma or GED 233 30.5%
Some college or associate’s degree 297 38.9%
Bachelor’s Degree 149 19.5%
Graduate or professional Degree 27 3.5%
High school graduate or higher 706 92.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 176 23.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 770 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 672 87.3%
Civilian labor force 683 100.0%
Unemployed suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 539 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 121 22.4%
Age 30 to 54 290 53.8%
Age 55 or older 129 23.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 113 20.9%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 167 30.9%
$40,000 or more per year 260 48.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 41 7.6%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 11 2.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation suppressed
Construction 34 6.2%
Educational services 37 6.8%
Finance and insurance 15 2.8%
Health care and social assistance 138 25.6%
Information suppressed
Management of companies and enterprises suppressed
Manufacturing 66 12.2%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 15 2.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 13 2.5%
Public administration 19 3.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing suppressed
Retail trade 58 10.8%
Transportation and warehousing 20 3.6%
Utilities suppressed
Wholesale trade 28 5.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 527 97.8%
Black or African American alone suppressed
American Indian or Alaska Native alone suppressed
Asian alone suppressed
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 25 4.6%
High school or equivalent, no college 112 20.8%
Some college or associate degree 164 30.3%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 118 21.8%