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Elgin, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Elgin had a population of 1,104 as of July 1, 2016. Elgin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elgin is located at latitude 44.122 and longitude -92.2461 in Wabasha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elgin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wabasha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,070 feet.

The City of Elgin (GNIS ID: 2394642) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elgin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elgin: City of Elgin.


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Elgin, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,104
Population in Households 1,104
Population in Familes 959
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,201
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 312
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $167,632
Average Home Value $210,661
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,352
Average Household Income $83,857
Per Capita Income $30,239
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.05%
Households 0.28% 0.15%
Families 0.9% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elgin, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elgin to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 345 62nd
Population Density1 # 204 78th
Diversity Index2 # 610 33rd
Median Household Income # 123 87th
Per Capita Income # 273 70th

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