The unemployment rate in Elgin is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Elgin jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Elgin's cost of living is 19.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, June and September are the most pleasant months in Elgin, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Union county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Elgin's population is 1,451 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 6.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Elgin is $139,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.2%. Check out the homes in the area
Elgin public schools spend $10,169 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in Elgin. More Education