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38,062
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
112k
Population

Elgin has the 194th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Elgin is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Elgin is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Elgin is $171,000, which is the same as the national average. 24% of workers in Elgin hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 78% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Elgin. 81% of Elgin workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Elgin spend an average of 28 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.