Compare: Elgin vs Cook County

Home Values in Elgin and Cook County

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Zillow Home Value Index
Mid-point of Zestimate valuations for Elgin. Half the Zestimates are above this number and half are below it.
1-Year Change+14.1%vs+8.9%
Median List Price$175,000vs$235,000
Median Sale Price$152,100vs$250,200
Elgin, IL tends to be less expensive for home buyers than Cook County, IL. During the last year, Elgin home values have risen by 14.1%, while Cook County home values have risen by 8.9%. The median sale price in Elgin is $152,100, but the median listing price was $175,000, a 13.1% discount. Meanwhile in Cook County, the median selling price is $250,200, and the starting price had a median of $235,000, a 6.5% increase.

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Elgin, IL

Map of Elgin, IL
Elgin is a city in Cook county, IL with a population of 106,778. The median household income is $52,605.

Cook county, IL

Map of Cook county, IL
Cook is a county in Chicago Metro with a population of 5,407,427.