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South Elgin is a village in Kane County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of South Elgin is 41.994N. The longitude is -88.292W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,229.
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24% of South Elgin residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Elgin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Elgin was $25,676, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of South Elgin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in South Elgin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $675. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,388.
Kane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Elgin political report.
The average commute time for South Elgin workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in South Elgin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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