Elgin, North Dakota Population 2024

503

Elgin is a city located in Grant County North Dakota. Elgin has a 2024 population of 503. Elgin is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -6.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 539 in 2020.

The average household income in Elgin is $66,994 with a poverty rate of 20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elgin is 45.3 years, 45.5 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Elgin Demographics

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

  • White: 89.83%
  • Asian: 9.09%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
611.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.68% (-36)
The current population of Elgin, North Dakota is 503 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 539.

Elgin, North Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White58389.83%
Asian599.09%
Other race50.77%
Black or African American20.31%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Elgin Population by Race

Elgin Population Pyramid 2024

Elgin Median Age

45.3

Total

45.5

Male

43

Female

Elgin Adults

There are 497 adults, (210 of whom are seniors) in Elgin.

Elgin Age Dependency

126.1

Age Dependency Ratio

73.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Elgin Sex Ratio

Female36255.78%
Male28744.22%

Elgin Population by Age

Elgin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3061.9874.225.8
Non Family1551.0475.524.5
Married1282.772.727.3
Female234.2673.926.1
Male0000

2.94

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elgin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade173.65%
9th to 12th Grade306.44%
High School Graduate12927.68%
Some College12727.25%
Associates Degree6614.16%
Bachelors Degree8418.03%
Graduate Degree132.79%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White41136450
Asian454545
Other Race552
Hispanic550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$30,000$32,500$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$21,042$4,219
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$40,417$45,875$35,357
Bachelors Degree$29,063$28,750$60,455
Graduate Degree$88,750$0$0

$30,000

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$28,750

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

85.29% of Elgin residents speak only English, while 14.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.5% of the population.

Elgin Language

Elgin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White53912122.45%

20%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.19%

Male Poverty Rate

16.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elgin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 22.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 22.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.85%.

Elgin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.81%
Some College13.74%
High School13%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.41%
Male Employed2.29%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elgin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,750$66,994
Families$76,477$94,126
Married Families$77,045$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,321$40,563

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elgin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

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 45-54.

Elgin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elgin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
Korea7
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Elgin Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+19
35 to 547
65 to 745
55 to 642
18 to 340

Elgin Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White337.38%

Elgin Veterans by Race

Elgin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

81.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elgin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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

75.81%

Born in Elgin

91.99%

Native Born

8.01%

Foreign Born

8.01%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.99% of Elgin residents were born in the United States, with 75.81% having been born in North Dakota. 8.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elgin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029458-9-1.93%
2028467-9-1.89%
2027476-9-1.86%
2026485-9-1.82%
2025494-9-1.79%
2024503-9-1.76%
2023512-9-1.73%
2022521-24-4.4%
202154561.11%
2020539-63-10.47%
2019602-25-3.99%
201862740.64%
2017623-3-0.48%
201662610.16%
201562550.81%
201462010.16%
201361920.32%
2012617-13-2.06%
2011630-11-1.72%
201064100%

Elgin Population by Year