Community Profile

Elgin is located just thirty 38 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from O’Hare International Airport via I-90. Most of Elgin lies within Kane County, Illinois, with a portion in Cook County, Illinois.

  • Area: 48.2 Square Miles
  • Counties: Kane (80%), Cook (20%)
  • Government: Council-Manager

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Construction

Largest Employers

The largest employers shown below are representative of Elgin's diverse employment base that includes heath, financial services, education and advanced manufacturing employee sectors.

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