Elgin is a city located in Fayette County Iowa. Elgin has a 2020 population of 640. Elgin is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually but its population has decreased by -6.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 681 in 2010.
The average household income in Elgin is $59,774 with a poverty rate of 9.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $518 per month, and the median house value is $79,500. The median age in Elgin is 40.5 years, 39.9 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elginwas:
98.61% of Elgin residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.04% of the population.
Overall Poverty Rate
Male Poverty Rate
Female Poverty Rate
The race most likely to be in poverty in Elgin is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Elgin is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.91%.
Veteran Poverty Rate
Veteran Disability Rate
Labor Force Participation
Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Elgin
100.00% of Elgin residents were born in the United States, with 79.14% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.