Elgin Real Estate Market Overview

Could Elgin, IL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Elgin. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Elgin such as South Elgin an...d Streamwood. When you’re ready, Trulia has 374 resale and new homes in Elgin lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 287 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Elgin show a 10% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -3% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Elgin for Oct 19 to Jan 18 was $181,250 based on 342 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Elgin was $112, an increase of 12% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Elgin for Dec 19 to Jan 19 was $1,550.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Elgin can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in Elgin

There are 28 schools in Elgin.

Elementary Schools

Country Trails Elementary School

Public, PK - 5


Prairie View Grade School

Public, K - 5


Hilltop Elementary School

Public, K - 6

Middle Schools

Prairie Knolls Middle School

Public, 6 - 7


Abbott Middle School

Public, 7 - 8


Larsen Middle School

Public, 7 - 8

High Schools

Elgin High School

Public, 9 - 12


Larkin High School

Public, 9 - 12


Gifford Street High School

Public, 7 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in Elgin by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Elgin commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
3% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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