Elgin Kane County, Illinois

Elgin: City in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois

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Elgin is a city located in the county of Kane in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 100,922 and a population density of 1,027 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 104,752 inhabitants.

The city was created 186 years ago in 1834.


Elgin is located at 42°2'14"N 88°16'52"W (42.0372500, -88.2811900).

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Elgin forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. West southwest wind 0 to 10 mph. more

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Elgin Quick Facts

Population : 104,752 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Kane County
Postal code : 60120–60125
Phone Area Codes : 847 - 224
Area : 98.25 km2
Official name : Elgin
Altitude : 899 feet / 274 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1835 (186 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−06:00
Local time : 17:55:32 (27th July 2021)
Density : 1,066 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 3.66% (2010-2019)
Weather : 91℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather


The population of Elgin increased by 3.66% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 100,922 - census
2011 101,766 0.83% estimation process
2012 102,103 0.33% estimation process
2013 102,368 0.26% estimation process
2014 103,092 0.7% estimation process
2015 103,955 0.83% estimation process
2016 104,269 0.3% estimation process
2017 104,256 -0.01% estimation process
2018 104,400 0.14% estimation process
2019 104,752 0.34% estimation process

Elgin zip code is 60120. County name: Kane, County fips: 17089

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People born in Elgin (85)

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College & universities near Elgin

Code Name City ZIP
146339 Judson University Elgin (IL) 60123-1498
144944 Elgin Community College Elgin (IL) 60123-7193
462309 J Renee College Elgin (IL) 60123
487533 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Elgin Elgin (IL) 60123-9412
457527 Ambria College of Nursing Hoffman Estates (IL) 60192

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elgin

Code Name Address Type
NPV Naperville 105 E. Fourth Ave. RAIL
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL
LAG La Grange Road 25 West Burlington St. RAIL
SMT Summit Archer Ave. and South Center Ave. RAIL
PLO Plano 101 West Main Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Kane County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kane County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Aurora 146,557 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Carpentersville 37,254 Village in Kane County, Illinois
Batavia 35,973 City in Illinois USA
St. Charles 32,974 Chicago suburb in Kane and DuPage counties of Illinois, United States
Geneva 26,883 County seat of Kane County, Illinois
South Elgin 24,755 City in Illinois, United States of America
Wasco 22,560
Montgomery 19,638 Village in Kane and Kendall counties, Illinois, USA
North Aurora 18,057 City in Illinois, United States of America
Village of Campton Hills 13,483
Sugar Grove 9,888 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States of America
Pingree Grove 9,874 Village in the United States
West Dundee 8,113 City in Illinois, United States of America
Gilberts 8,076 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Hampshire 6,251 Village in Illinois, United States
Elburn 5,997 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Elgin distances to largest Illinois cities

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