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South Elgin Jobs Overview

35,464
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
22k
Population

South Elgin has the 1383rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. South 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 high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in South Elgin is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in South Elgin is $205,200, which is above the national average. 35% of workers in South Elgin hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in South Elgin. 81% of South Elgin workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in South Elgin spend an average of 32 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.