Elgin, Illinois






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A Taste of Elgin, Illinois

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ELGIN?

  1. Elgin is a city in northern Illinois located roughly 40 mi northwest of Chicago on the Fox River. Most of Elgin lies within Kane County, with a portion in Cook County. As of 2012, the city had a total population of 109,927, making it the eighth-largest city in Illinois.

  2. Pioneering African-American chemist Lloyd Hall was an Elgin native.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $52,605, and the median income for a family was $58,404.

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Demographics of Elgin, Illinois

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

70.49%

6.80%

0.40%

3.88%

34.32%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Elgin, Illinois

     
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Businesses in Elgin, Illinois


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Braiding House -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 119 W Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 841-6633  - (visit website)

  2. Lovely Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   - 300 S McLean Blvd Elgin, Illinois (847) 289-0829

  3. Mo'better Kingdom Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1380 Dundee Ave # F, Elgin, IL 60120 (847) 888-8370  - (visit website)

  4. Professional Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 30 Tyler Creek Plz, Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 717-5201

  5. The Braiding Place -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 119 W Chicago St Elgin, Illinois (847) 468-1887

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Brother's Soul Food and Love's Bakery -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   970 Dundee Ave. Elgin, IL 60120 (847) 289-5201   - (visit website)

  2. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: American, Southern, Breakfast -   415 Airport Rd Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 742-2739   - (visit website)

  3. The Fire Pit Restaurant -  Category: Southern, Soul Food -   970 Dundee Ave Elgin, IL 60120 (847) 468-0238

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Actor Mathew St. Patrick visits Elgin, Illinois

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CHURCHES



  1. Bethesda Church Of God In Christ -  454 Hickory Place, Elgin, IL 60120 (847) 888-2209   - (visit website)

  2. Living Gospel Church of God in Christ -  1515 Dundee Ave, Elgin, Illinois 60120 (847) 742-0083  - (visit website)

  3. St James AME Church -  1100 Summit St Elgin, IL 60120 (847) 695-8644   - (visit website)

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