Elgin, North Dakota Population 2021

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Elgin is a city located in Grant County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 551, it is the 90th largest city in North Dakota and the 12894th largest city in the United States . Elgin is currently declining at a rate of -4.51% annually and its population has decreased by -14.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 642 in 2010. Elgin reached it's highest population of 642 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Elgin has a population density of 510 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elgin is $65,109 with a poverty rate of 6.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $548 per month, and the median house value is $68,300. The median age in Elgin is 51.1 years, 51.5 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Elgin Demographics

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

  • White: 94.39%
  • Asian: 3.25%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elgin, North Dakota is 551 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 629.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 642.

Elgin, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63994.39%
Asian223.25%
Two or More Races152.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.15%
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Elgin Population by Race

Elgin Population Pyramid $2021

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Elgin Median Age

51.1


Total

51.5


Male

50.9


Female

Elgin Adults

There are 551 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Elgin.

Elgin Age Dependency

105.2

Age Dependency Ratio

67

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Elgin Sex Ratio

Female

379

55.98%

Male

298

44.02%

Elgin Population by Age

Elgin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elgin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.9%11.1%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family74.3%25.7%
Female62.5%37.5%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elgin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3121.9881.4
Married1532.7788.9
Non Family1481.1274.3
Female82.3862.5
Male33.33100

2.73

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

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Elgin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade316.00%
9th to 12th Grade285.42%
High School Graduate17133.08%
Some College13826.69%
Associates Degree6612.77%
Bachelors Degree6211.99%
Graduate Degree214.06%
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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
White49243371
Asian151512
2+ Races77
Hispanic22
Native American11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.00%.

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,357$40,268$33,125
Less Than 9th Grade$18,214$18,929$
High School Graduate$30,455$38,750$25,875
Some College$36,786$41,667$33,250
Bachelors Degree$52,639$23,750$53,333
Graduate Degree$61,667$$60,833

$35,357

Average Earnings

$40,268

Average Male

$33,125

Average Female

Elgin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elgin Language by Age

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Elgin Language

93.44% of Elgin residents speak only English, while 6.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Elgin Language

Elgin Poverty by Race

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6.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.69%

Male Poverty Rate

7.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elgin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 6.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 6.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.94%.

Elgin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
High School9.42%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.92%
Female Employed2.96%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elgin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,500$65,109
Families$73,750$91,530
Married Families$76,250-
Non Families$28,667$34,816
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Income by Household Type

Elgin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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 35-44.

Elgin Marital Status by Race

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Elgin Marital Status

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54

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
Korea10
Second Gulf War7
World War II2
First Gulf War2

Elgin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+30
65 to 7414
18 to 346
35 to 543
55 to 641

Elgin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White529.85%
2+ Races228.57%

Elgin Veterans by Race

Elgin Veterans by Education

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4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elgin Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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68.69%

Born in Elgin

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Elgin residents were born in the United States, with 68.69% having been born in North Dakota. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elgin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021551-26-4.51%
2020577-26-4.31%
2019603-26-4.13%
201862940.64%
20176250.00%
2016625-1-0.16%
201562650.81%
201462110.16%
201362020.32%
2012618-12-1.90%
2011630-12-1.87%
20106420.00%

Elgin Population by Year