37.3% unemployed in Elgin in 2017


37.3 percent of Elgin residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was less than the statewide total of 39.3 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Elgin population reached 2,702.

Out of 1,693 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Elgin for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
1,009
37.3
Employed
1,693
62.7
Employed in civilian labor force
1,693
62.7
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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