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Chicago Area:

Greenway Planning Information for

South Elgin

Report Card

Miles of Greenways


Area (miles2)


Greenway Density (miles/miles2)






Median HH Income


External Links

Village of South Elgin official website
Village Site
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
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Wikipedia entry for South Elgin
South Elgin

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

No plans are available on the Community level for South Elgin

No plans are available on the Open Space Area level for South Elgin

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Pedestrian "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)3
Bicyclist "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)1
Greenways in South Elgin:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
Fox River Trail3.7(1st)4.8 76.9%
IPP - Elgin Branch2.7(2nd)2.7 100%
Otter Creek corridor1.9(3rd)2.5 77.8%
Brewster Creek corridor0.0     1.1 0%
Ferson Creek corridor0.0     0.5 0%
Existing Grade Separations
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in South Elgin have been identified as needing grade separations.
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
South Elgin0.77 (1st) 1.07
Wayne0.63 1.56
Bartlett0.47 1.14
Elgin0.14 0.81
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 11,000 and 22,000 and HH Income between $62,000 and $72,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
Warrenville0.93 1.05
Palos Heights0.90 1.09
South Elgin0.77 (3rd) 1.07
Lemont0.75 1.21
Oswego0.60 1.69
Bloomingdale0.38 0.81
Lincolnwood0.26 1.18
New Lenox0.19 0.79
Lisle0.12 0.78
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