Elgin, Kansas Population 2024

57

Elgin is a city located in Chautauqua County Kansas. Elgin has a 2024 population of 57. Elgin is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57 in 2020.

The average household income in Elgin is $40,444 with a poverty rate of 16.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elgin is 53.4 years, 46.9 years for males, and 59.5 years for females.

Elgin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elgin was:

  • White: 75.51%
  • Two or more races: 24.49%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
292.40/sq mi
The current population of Elgin, Kansas is 57 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 57.

Elgin, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3775.51%
Two or more races1224.49%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Elgin Population by Race

Elgin Population Pyramid 2024

Elgin Median Age

53.4

Total

46.9

Male

59.5

Female

Elgin Adults

There are 39 adults, (18 of whom are seniors) in Elgin.

Elgin Age Dependency

133.3

Age Dependency Ratio

85.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elgin Sex Ratio

Female2142.86%
Male2857.14%

Elgin Population by Age

Elgin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All182.721000
Married113.181000
Non Family401000
Female33.331000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elgin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elgin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.29%.

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Elgin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elgin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elgin Language

93.33% of Elgin residents speak only English, while 6.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.67% of the population.

Elgin Language

Elgin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White37821.62%
showing: 1 rows

16.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

19.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elgin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 21.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 21.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.69%.

Elgin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School21.43%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Elgin Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Elgin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elgin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elgin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

80.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Elgin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elgin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Elgin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elgin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Elgin Veterans by War

count

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Elgin Veterans by Age

count

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Elgin Veterans by Race

Elgin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elgin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

25.6%

Employment Rate

41.2%

Unemployment Rate

Elgin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elgin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elgin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.18%

Born in Elgin

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Elgin residents were born in the United States, with 59.18% having been born in Kansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elgin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202957
202857
202757
202657
202557
202457
202357
202257
202157
202057-21-26.92%
201978-2-2.5%
201880-1-1.23%
201781-1-1.22%
201682
201582-2-2.38%
201484-2-2.33%
201386
201286-2-2.27%
201188
201088
showing: 20 rows

Elgin Population by Year