Businesses in Elgin, Illinois


Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 18.2%
 Shopping: 14.2%
 Professional Services: 13.5%
 Industry: 11.6%
 Home Services: 8.8%
 Financial Services: 5%
 Other: 28.8%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts7736.3 years4.20.7
Car repair18430.5 years4.21.6
Beauty salons9422.6 years4.20.8
Hairdressers9025.7 years4.20.8
Social work10739.1 years3.90.9
Atm's7471.6 years3.50.6
Banks7363.5 years3.80.6
Finance other10547.8 years3.80.9
Loan companies17532 years3.91.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets7928.4 years4.10.7
General contractors29625.9 years4.52.5
Landscaping7922.8 years4.60.7
Other construction23526 years4.72.0
Real estate19726.7 years3.71.7
Construction7327.4 years4.80.6
Construction of buildings22128.7 years4.31.9
Manufacture of minerals and metals7537.5 years3.80.6
Wholesale of machinery14531.3 years4.31.2
Chiropractors7728.3 years4.80.7
Dentists16327.5 years4.71.4
Health and medical1,45927.6 years4.212.5
Physicians and surgeons48727.1 years4.04.2
Accountants10928 years4.50.9
Corporate management18522.2 years3.91.6
Lawyers legal15430.2 years4.31.3
Scientific and technical services15922.3 years4.21.4
Specialized design10220.7 years4.40.9
Churches12558.6 years4.51.1
Electronics stores11422.4 years4.11.0
Hardware stores8432.7 years4.40.7
Office supplies and stationery stores8633 years4.20.7
Pharmacies and drug stores7847.7 years4.10.7
Shopping other11433.8 years4.11.0
Public parks9037.3 years4.40.8
Area of Elgin, Illinois37.71 sq mi
Male Population58,382 (49.9%)
Female Population58,657 (50.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +22.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +28.8%
Median Age32.8
Male Median Age32
Female Median Age33.5
Area Codes224630708847
NeighborhoodsDowntown, North Country Knolls, Northeast Elgin, Northwest Elgin, Southeast Elgin, Southwest Elgin
Local TimeFriday 10:59 PM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Weather6.1°F scattered clouds
Lat & Lng42.03725° / -88.28119°
Zip Codes6012060121601226012360124More

Elgin, Illinois - Map

Elgin, Illinois Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density2,525 / mi²2,525 / mi²2,410 / mi²3,103 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Elgin, Illinois Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 28.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Elgin, Illinois+22.9%+22.9%+28.8%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Elgin, Illinois Median Age

Median Age: 32.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Elgin, Illinois32.8 years33.5 years32 years
Illinois36.6 years37.9 years35.3 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Elgin, Illinois Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 55,1994,92110,120
85 Plus4371,0091,446
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Elgin, Illinois Population Density

Population Density: 3,103 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Elgin, Illinois117,03937.71 sq mi3,103 / mi²
Illinois13.0 million57,913.8 sq mi224.0 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Elgin, Illinois Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1850 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Elgin, Illinois
 Northwest Elgin: 37.7%
 Southwest Elgin: 13.5%
 Downtown: 12.4%
 Southeast Elgin: 10.5%
 Northeast Elgin: 9.2%
 North Country Knolls: 5.3%
 Other: 11.3%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Elgin, Illinois
 Area Code 847: 83.4%
 Area Code 224: 8%
 Area Code 630: 5.6%
 Other: 3%

Business distribution by price for Elgin, Illinois

 Moderate: 46.8%
 Inexpensive: 46%
 Expensive: 5.7%
 Very Expensive: 1.5%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Elgin, Illinois CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Elgin, Illinois2,112,532 t18 t56,020 t/mi²
Illinois259,471,378 t20 t4,480 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Elgin, Illinois CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)2,112,532 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita18 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
11/4/1310:35 AM3.246.1 km1,000 m1km NW of Summit,
2/10/101:59 AM3.819.5 km10,000 m8km NW of Village of Campton Hills,
6/27/0411:10 PM4.282.2 km10,000 m10km NW of Ottawa,
1/2/128:21 AM4.562.4
5/26/096:42 AM5.150.8
8/20/0412:17 PM4.440.1

Elgin, Illinois

Elgin /ˈɛldʒᵻn/ is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois. Located roughly 35 mi (56 km) northwest of Chicago, it lies along the Fox River. As of 2013, the city had a total population of 110,145, making it..  ︎  Elgin, Illinois Wikipedia Page

Zip Codes

Percentage of businesses by Zip Codes in Elgin, Illinois
 Zip Code 60123: 53.5%
 Zip Code 60120: 31.8%
 Zip Code 60124: 13.6%
 Other: 1%

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