South Elgin, Illinois 

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Population

22,365

199% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$86,600

Avg. Home Price

$193,400

Best Places to Live in South Elgin, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

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What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: South Elgin
Zip Codes: 60177
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in South Elgin is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Elgin jobs have increased by 1.60%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, South Elgin's cost of living is 8.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare South Elgin's Cost of Living
POPULATION
South Elgin's population is 22,365 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 199.24%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 45 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Elgin is $193,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -19.23%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
South Elgin public schools spend $11,807 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in South Elgin. Learn More...

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Housing Market in South Elgin

It's a good time to buy in South Elgin. Home Appreciation is up 5.0% in the last 12 months. Browse South Elgin Real Estate.

The median home price in South Elgin is $193,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Great Location! - 4/14/2009
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60177