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Living In South Elgin, IL

South Elgin, Illinois is a town with a population of just over 22,000. Families with children are a common sight, as kids aged 5-14 account for an above-average 23% of the population, while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 36, are decidedly younger than most cities in Illinois. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 82% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs could be a factor, as the average rent of $1,174 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,052.

South Elgin has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 who possess Bachelor's degrees (16%) compared to the national average (13%). Further, 6% have a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many South Elgin residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 24% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, as 10% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. South Elgin workers bring in an average annual income of around $101,000, more than their peers elsewhere in Illinois. South Elgin's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.

South Elgin has an average commute time of about 34 minutes, slower than the Illinois average of about 32 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 47% of workers, while public transit isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

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