Elburn, Illinois

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Elburn, Illinois

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High Points

Elburn strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Elburn Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Elburn Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Elburn People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Elburn Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Elburn College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Elburn Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Elburn Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Elburn, Illinois

Comparing Elburn to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 5
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 9
People Above Poverty 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
People Living Alone 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Elburn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NW of Aurora, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Kane
Standard Zip Codes 60119
Phone Area Codes 630
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.892
Longitude -88.472

Elburn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AURORA
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station DE KALB
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
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Elburn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,756 100%
Male 1,324 48%
Female 1,432 52%
Under 18 786 28.5%
18+ 1,970 71.5%
65+ 252 9.1%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 3.16
White 2,703 98.1%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 9 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 13 0.5%
Mixed Race 24 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 59 2.1%

Estimated Elburn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,236
Growth 1,480
Growth % 53.7%

Elburn Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.9%
Irish 12.9%
Italian 11.4%
Swedish 7.8%
US/American 7%
English 5.7%
Polish 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
French (except Basque) 4%
Norwegian 3.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Hungarian 1.6%
Danish 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
Czech 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
European 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Belgian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Northern European 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elburn 2,756 $79,905
Batavia 23,866 $81,689
Geneva 19,515 $88,852
Lily Lake 825 $78,823
Maple Park 765 $54,821
St. Charles 27,896 $82,828
Virgil 266 $80,687

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