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Elburn, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Elburn had a population of 5,810 as of July 1, 2016. Elburn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elburn is located at latitude 41.8716 and longitude -88.4536 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The Village of Elburn (GNIS ID: 2398795) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Elburn is located within Township of Blackberry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elburn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Elburn, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,810
Population in Households 5,810
Population in Familes 5,168
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,860
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,941
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 1,506
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,005 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,608 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 333 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $283,017
Average Home Value $333,043


Median Household Income $89,986
Average Household Income $105,561
Per Capita Income $36,700
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 1.89%
Households 0.41% 1.56%
Families 0.22% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elburn, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elburn to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 311 77th
Population Density1 # 322 77th
Diversity Index2 # 417 70th
Median Household Income # 86 94th
Per Capita Income # 151 89th

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