Elgin (zip 60124), Illinois 

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Population

21,739

+14.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$104,034

Median Home Price

$409,400

Median Age

40.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.8 / 4.3

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Elgin (zip 60124), Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan.
State: Illinois
County: Kane County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Elgin (zip 60124)
Cost of Living: 5.4% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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Elgin, Il Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Elgin (zip 60124) is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Elgin (zip 60124) jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Elgin (zip 60124)'s cost of living is 5.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Elgin (zip 60124)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 60124 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Kane county remained strongly Democratic, 56.1% to 41.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Elgin (zip 60124)'s population is 21,739 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 14.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Elgin (zip 60124) is Real Estate: $409,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.7%.

SCHOOLS
Elgin (zip 60124) public schools spend $13,469 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Elgin (zip 60124). More Education



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Housing Market in Elgin

It's a good time to buy in Elgin. Home Appreciation is up 9.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Elgin is $409,400.
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