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Encyclopedia > South Elgin, Illinois

South Elgin is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States. The population was 16,100 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 20,758 as of 2005. Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 0 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...

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Geography

South Elgin is located at 41°59′32″N, 88°18′28″W (41.992283, -88.307858)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 16.6 km² (6.4 mi²). 16.3 km² (6.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.87%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 16,100 people, 5,565 households, and 4,307 families residing in the village. The population density was 988.3/km² (2,560.5/mi²). There were 5,657 housing units at an average density of 347.2/km² (899.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 86.02% White, 2.58% African American, 0.17% Native American, 5.47% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.88% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.34% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 5,565 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.26. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 42.1% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $67,323, and the median income for a family was $71,190. Males had a median income of $48,741 versus $31,486 for females. The per capita income for the village was $25,676. About 2.1% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

The village is served by Unit School Districts U46 and D303. U46 serves an area of some 90 square miles in Cook, DuPage and Kane Counties. Almost 40,000 children of school age are in its area. U-46 is second largest in Illinois. District 303 covers 57 square miles and serves 13,590 students in the Fox River Valley. A unified school district is a legal distinction used by a few of the western U.S. states to indicate a school district that includes both primary (Kindergarten thru Junior High) and secondary (High School) schools. ... // List of school districts in Illinois Central Community Unit School District 3 - District web site Community Unit School District 4 - District web site Liberty Community Unit School District 2 - District web site Payson Community Unit School District 1 - District web site Quincy School District 172 - District web site Cairo Unit... // List of school districts in Illinois Central Community Unit School District 3 - District web site Community Unit School District 4 - District web site Liberty Community Unit School District 2 - District web site Payson Community Unit School District 1 - District web site Quincy School District 172 - District web site Cairo Unit... // List of school districts in Illinois Central Community Unit School District 3 - District web site Community Unit School District 4 - District web site Liberty Community Unit School District 2 - District web site Payson Community Unit School District 1 - District web site Quincy School District 172 - District web site Cairo Unit... // List of school districts in Illinois Central Community Unit School District 3 - District web site Community Unit School District 4 - District web site Liberty Community Unit School District 2 - District web site Payson Community Unit School District 1 - District web site Quincy School District 172 - District web site Cairo Unit...


Famous People

  • John Kwilos- World Class Trader and Technical Magician.

Attractions

The Fox River Trolley Museum is located at 361 South LaFox Street, South Elgin, Illinois. ...

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Village of South Elgin -- Welcome to South Elgin, Illinois (424 words)
Village Center Master Plan - A blueprint for the future of Dowtown South Elgin - Click here to view the plan and periodic updates.
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South Elgin & Countryside Fire Protection District
South Elgin Illinois Real Estate: South Elgin Homes and Condos for sale from Illinois Agents and Brokers at Dream Town (288 words)
The population of South Elgin, IL (as of July 2004) was 20,746 and growing.
The average age of South Elgin, IL’s residents is 31.3.
South Elgin, IL is located in Kane County, Illinois.
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