Elgin, Tennessee Population 2024

101

Elgin is a city located in Morgan County and Scott County Tennessee. Elgin has a 2024 population of 101. Elgin is currently declining at a rate of -21.71% annually and its population has decreased by -58.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 245 in 2020.

The average household income in Elgin is $21,622 with a poverty rate of 18.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elgin is 42.1 years, 14.9 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Elgin Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
52.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-58.78% (-144)
The current population of Elgin, Tennessee is 101 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 245.

Elgin, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White157100%
Black or African American00%
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

42.1

Total

14.9

Male

42.1

Female

Elgin Adults

There are 89 adults, (25 of whom are seniors) in Elgin.

Elgin Age Dependency

145.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

106.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Elgin Sex Ratio

Female9459.87%
Male6340.13%

Elgin Population by Age

Elgin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All742.0925.774.3
Female482.6918.881.3
Non Family26038.561.5
Married0000
Male0000

2.69

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

25.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elgin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade910.11%
9th to 12th Grade1314.61%
High School Graduate910.11%
Some College4651.69%
Associates Degree1011.24%
Bachelors Degree22.25%
Graduate Degree00%

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
White89672

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 75.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.25%.

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

Elgin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elgin Language

98.64% of Elgin residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Elgin Language

Elgin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1572918.47%

18.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.7%

Male Poverty Rate

22.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elgin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 18.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elgin is White, with 18.47% 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 22.45%.

Elgin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School100%
Bachelors or Greater100%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed6.25%
Female Employed0%

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$23,269$21,622
Families$23,462$20,302
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elgin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

0.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

0.0%

Male Marriage Rate

0.0%

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 15-19, while the female age group most likely to be married is 15-19.

Elgin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elgin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Elgin Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7416
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Elgin Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1617.98%

Elgin Veterans by Race

Elgin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elgin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.2%

Labor Force Participation

11.2%

Employment Rate

76.2%

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

75.8%

Born in Elgin

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Elgin residents were born in the United States, with 75.8% having been born in Tennessee. 1.27% 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
2024101-28-21.71%
2023129-28-17.83%
2022157-28-15.14%
2021185-60-24.49%
2020245-203-45.31%
201944814547.85%
2018303-10-3.19%
2017313113.64%
20163024115.71%
201526110769.48%
2014154-34-18.09%
2013188-63-25.1%
2012251-74-22.77%
20113254315.25%
201028200%

Elgin Population by Year