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Do you want a house with a backyard, a grill area, that offers you privacy and enough space for your family? RentCafe offers you the possibility to look for a house for rent near you, to find the one that best suits your family. Browsing through our listings, you can filter by size, price, pet policy, check out the location, to find the best house in your area. Whether you are looking to move to a particular neighborhood, or a specific ZIP code, may it be for its safety, beautiful buildings, or quiet atmosphere, you can find the rental house that your whole family will enjoy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the rent for a house in Elgin, IL?

The price range of a house for rent is between $1,825 and $2,435. Find house for rent in Elgin, IL.

How many houses are available in Elgin, IL on RentCafe?

There are 5 house rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Elgin, IL were last updated on 4 Jul 2022.

What is the average size of a rental house in Elgin, IL?

The average Elgin, IL rental house size is 1,368 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a house in Elgin, IL?

Renting a house in Elgin, IL comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Elgin, IL?

Houses for rent in Elgin, IL are usually located in non-central areas. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Elgin, IL.

Elgin, IL Demographics

  • Total Population112,062
  • Female 56,672
    Male 55,390
  • Median Age34.9

Elgin, IL has a population of 112,062 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 55,390 of Elgin’s residents are women and 56,672 are men. The median age of those who live in Elgin, IL is 34.9.

Average Rent in Elgin, IL

  • Elgin, IL Average Rental Price, June 2022 $1,407 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Elgin, IL is $1,407.

Elgin, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

About 27% of apartment rents in Elgin, IL range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 6% of apartments. Around 53% of Elgin’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 15% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Elgin, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Jun / 2022
Elgin, IL $1,080 $1,121 $1,102 $1,147 $1,248 $1,196 $1,282 $1,354 $1,400 $1,407
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Elgin, IL is $1,407.

Elgin, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households36,825
  • Family 26,310
    Non-family 10,515
  • Children 13,820
    No Children 23,005
  • Average People Per Household2.99
  • Median Household Income$72,999
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,262

According to U.S. Census data, there are 36,825 households in Elgin, IL. 26,310 are family households and 10,515 are non-family households. There are 13,820 households with children in Elgin and 23,005 households without children. On average, about 2.99 people live in a household in Elgin, IL. The median income of a Elgin household living in Elgin is $72,999 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,262.

Elgin, IL Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Elgin, IL is as follows: 10% have no high school education, 34% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 8% have a Graduate Degree.

Renting a house in Elgin, IL

You’ve given it a lot of thought and you’re ready to make the big move. If you’re on the lookout for homes for rent, you should know that the selection is better than ever. In Elgin, IL there are 15 listings to choose from. The average price for rental homes in Elgin, IL is , but if you’re looking for cheap houses for rent, you can find a good deal for as little as $1,825.

Renting a house comes with many benefits

Renting a house brings a lot of benefits and extra living and storage space is the most obvious one. Let’s not forget that a house gives you the privacy of being the only tenant, so you never have to tolerate loud upstairs neighbors again. Whether you’re looking for a smaller 1 bedroom home just for yourself or something bigger, browse the 15 Elgin, IL listings and you will find a wide choice of 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom homes for rent to fit your and your family’s needs. Don’t forget about Fido! It’s easier to find rental houses that allow pets, plus there’s the added benefit of having a yard that your four-legged friend can enjoy. Speaking of which, now is the time to try your hand at gardening. Don’t forget to ask your landlord for permission in writing before you make any changes to the landscape.

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