Elgin, Pennsylvania Population 2024

198

Elgin is a city located in Crawford County, Erie County, and Warren County Pennsylvania. Elgin has a 2024 population of 198. Elgin is currently declining at a rate of -1% annually and its population has decreased by -2.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 204 in 2020.

The average household income in Elgin is $63,895 with a poverty rate of 9.48%. The median age in Elgin is 54.4 years: 54.3 years for males, and 58.5 years for females.

Elgin Demographics

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

  • White: 99.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
134.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.94% (-6)
The current population of Elgin, Pennsylvania is 198 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 204.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23099.14%
Black or African American20.86%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Elgin Population by Race

Elgin Population Pyramid 2024

Elgin Median Age

54.4

Total

54.3

Male

58.5

Female

Elgin Adults

There are 197 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in Elgin.

Elgin Age Dependency

91.7

Age Dependency Ratio

62.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Elgin Sex Ratio

Female9641.38%
Male13658.62%

Elgin Population by Age

Elgin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All773.0185.714.3
Married553.6789.110.9
Non Family17094.15.9
Female52.62080
Male0000

3.58

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

85.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elgin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade31.55%
Associates Degree73.63%
Bachelors Degree2311.92%
Graduate Degree31.55%
High School Graduate13972.02%
Less Than 9th Grade10.52%
Some College178.81%

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
White19018623
Hispanic333

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

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

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,893$57,143$41,042
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$27,917$0$40,000
Some College$17,031$17,083$0

$27,917

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$40,000

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

99.55% of Elgin residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Elgin Language

Elgin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White223198.52%
Black22100%
Hispanic7114.29%

9.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.03%

Male Poverty Rate

7.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elgin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elgin is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 8.52% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.22%.

Elgin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Some College20.83%
High School6.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elgin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$57,321$75,298
Households$55,982$63,895
Married Families$63,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,250$23,647

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elgin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

77.8%

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 Over 65.

Elgin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elgin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam4
Korea1
World War II1
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0

Elgin Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 646
65 to 744
75+3
35 to 541
18 to 340

Elgin Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White147.11%

Elgin Veterans by Race

Elgin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

28.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elgin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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

84.91%

Born in Elgin

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Elgin residents were born in the United States, with 84.91% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% 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
2029191-2-1.04%
2028193-1-0.52%
2027194-1-0.51%
2026195-2-1.02%
2025197-1-0.51%
2024198-2-1%
2023200-1-0.5%
2022201-2-0.99%
2021203-1-0.49%
202020420.99%
2019202-5-2.42%
2018207-2-0.96%
2017209-2-0.95%
2016211-2-0.94%
2015213-1-0.47%
2014214-2-0.93%
2013216-1-0.46%
201221700%
2011217-1-0.46%
201021800%

Elgin Population by Year