Population density (sq mi)2,97922891
Median age33.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%44%43%
Speak English54%77%79%
Speak Spanish39%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Elgin is 1207% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Elgin is 10% lower than Illinois
  • In Elgin 61.77% of the population is White
  • In Elgin 7.28% of the population is Black
  • In Elgin 5.98% of the population is Asian

Compare Elgin, IL Demographics


      Elgin population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.58%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.94%2.34%3.06%
      Other race21.44%5.86%4.75%
      In Elgin, 45.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Elgin age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Elgin, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).