Elgin, Texas Population 2022

10,114
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Elgin is a city located in Bastrop County Texas. Elgin has a 2020 population of 10,114. Elgin is currently growing at a rate of 1.66% annually and its population has increased by 3.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,784 in 2010.

The average household income in Elgin is $66,343 with a poverty rate of 14.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,008 per month, and the median house value is $171,400. The median age in Elgin is 33.5 years, 31.2 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Elgin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elginwas:

  • White: 44.08%
  • Black or African American: 27.81%
  • Other race: 24.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.18%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elgin, Texas is 10,114 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,784.

Elgin, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,51044.08%
Black or African American2,84527.81%
Asian770.75%
Some Other Race2,47424.18%
Two or More Races3253.18%
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Elgin Population by Race

Elgin Population Pyramid 2022

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Elgin Median Age

36.9


Total

32.4


Male

38.9


Female

Elgin Adults

There are 7,718 adults, (1,238 of whom are seniors) in Elgin.

Elgin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elgin Sex Ratio

Female

5,230

51.12%

Male

5,001

48.88%

Elgin Population by Age

Elgin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elgin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
All63.7%36.3%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female53.7%46.3%
Male30.9%69.1%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elgin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0333.3263.7
Married1,4204.1674.3
Male684.3530.9
Female6704.0553.7
Non Family8751.3156.7

3.95

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

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Elgin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade93613.86%
9th to 12th Grade4346.43%
High School Graduate2,50137.05%
Some College1,48722.03%
Associates Degree3124.62%
Bachelors Degree68110.09%
Graduate Degree4005.93%
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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
Asian777745
White2,0381,859601
Black1,7151,514362
2+ Races17711121
Hispanic2,9271,950115
Other Race1,600957

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.44%.

Elgin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,834$33,426$40,143
Less Than 9th Grade$29,825$30,607$21,020
High School Graduate$36,590$36,281$40,067
Some College$32,527$38,333$26,295
Bachelors Degree$45,370$2,500$53,006
Graduate Degree$$40,489$

$34,834

Average Earnings

$33,426

Average Male

$40,143

Average Female

Elgin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elgin Language by Age

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Elgin Language

68.38% of Elgin residents speak only English, while 31.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.56% of the population.

Elgin Language

Elgin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,83880528.37%
White2,73544516.27%
Other225NaN%
Hispanic4,4242615.90%

14.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.46%

Male Poverty Rate

13.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elgin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elgin is Black, with 28.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elgin is Hispanic, with 5.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.49%.

Elgin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.71%
High School13.02%
Some College2.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.03%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.34%
Male Unemployed34.78%
Female Employed7.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Elgin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elgin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,313$75,361
Families$73,508$75,306
Married Families$84,309-
Non Families$45,402$69,349
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Income by Household Type

Elgin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

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 45-54, 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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360

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War90
First Gulf War112
Vietnam264
Korea13
World War II

Elgin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3424
35 to 5411
55 to 64157
65 to 74125
75+43

Elgin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2948.40%
Black452.10%
Other Race211.17%
Hispanic1414.28%

Elgin Veterans by Race

Elgin Veterans by Education

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7.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elgin Veterans by Education

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72.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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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74.65%

Born in Elgin

87.38%

Native Born

12.62%

Foreign Born

7.46%

Non Citizen

5.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.38% of Elgin residents were born in the United States, with 74.65% having been born in Texas. 7.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elgin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19503,1680.00%
19603,5113431.03%
19703,8323210.88%
19804,5357031.70%
19904,8463110.67%
20005,7008541.64%
20108,1352,4353.62%
20118,3001652.03%
20128,4651651.99%
20138,6301651.95%
20148,7951651.91%
20158,9601651.88%
20169,1251651.84%
20179,2901651.81%
20189,4551651.78%
20199,6201651.75%
20209,7841641.70%
20219,9491651.69%
202210,1141651.66%

Elgin Population by Year