Elgin, Minnesota Population 2021

1,071
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Elgin is a city located in Wabasha County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,071, it is the 345th largest city in Minnesota and the 10027th largest city in the United States . Elgin is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,089 in 2010. Elgin reached it's highest population of 1,101 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Elgin has a population density of 1,145 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elgin is $74,470 with a poverty rate of 6.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $153,500. The median age in Elgin is 32 years, 35.5 years for males, and 29.9 years for females.

Elgin Demographics

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

  • White: 98.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.74%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elgin, Minnesota is 1,071 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,083.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,089.

Elgin, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,24698.26%
Two or More Races221.74%
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Elgin Population by Race

Elgin Population Pyramid $2021

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Elgin Median Age

32


Total

35.5


Male

29.9


Female

Elgin Adults

There are 909 adults, (112 of whom are seniors) in Elgin.

Elgin Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Elgin Sex Ratio

Female

662

52.21%

Male

606

47.79%

Elgin Population by Age

Elgin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elgin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All71.5%28.5%
Male55.2%44.8%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Female46.6%53.4%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elgin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4992.5471.5
Married2593.3691.5
Non Family1381.2250.7
Female731.8646.6
Male293.2155.2

2.97

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Elgin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.07%
9th to 12th Grade405.37%
High School Graduate20827.92%
Some College14519.46%
Associates Degree17523.49%
Bachelors Degree14619.60%
Graduate Degree233.09%
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Elgin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White729687169
2+ Races115
Hispanic55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.18%.

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,434$49,750$35,417
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$34,688$43,594$27,813
Some College$46,667$56,667$35,192
Bachelors Degree$45,833$44,464$57,083
Graduate Degree$66,563$81,667$65,313

$42,434

Average Earnings

$49,750

Average Male

$35,417

Average Female

Elgin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elgin Language by Age

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Elgin Language

98.21% of Elgin residents speak only English, while 1.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Elgin Language

Elgin Poverty by Race

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6.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.90%

Male Poverty Rate

5.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elgin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.96%.

Elgin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.42%
High School12.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%
Some College0.94%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed6.21%
Male Employed1.25%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elgin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,208$74,470
Families$80,208$86,201
Married Families$94,821-
Non Families$38,750$42,528
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Income by Household Type

Elgin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Elgin Married by Age and Sex

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Elgin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Elgin Marital Status by Race

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Elgin Marital Status

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49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea13
Vietnam10
First Gulf War7
World War II
Second Gulf War

Elgin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+25
65 to 7410
35 to 5410
55 to 644
18 to 34

Elgin Veterans by Age

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Elgin Veterans by Race

Elgin Veterans by Education

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6.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elgin Veterans by Education

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80.1%

Labor Force Participation

78.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Elgin Employment by Age

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Elgin Employment by Race

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Elgin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.78%

Born in Elgin

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Elgin residents were born in the United States, with 84.78% having been born in Minnesota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elgin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,071-4-0.37%
20201,075-4-0.37%
20191,079-4-0.37%
20181,08340.37%
20171,07970.65%
20161,0720.00%
20151,072-5-0.46%
20141,077-9-0.83%
20131,086-5-0.46%
20121,091-5-0.46%
20111,096-5-0.45%
20101,1010.00%

Elgin Population by Year