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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Elgin is 793, which is 17.31% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Elgin population density is 1,198.26 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 54.70 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Elgin is white, which represent 97.98% of the total population. The average Elgin education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 793. #363

Population Growth Since 2000, #155

Elgin, IA

Population Density, #206

Elgin, IA
1,198.26 per square mile
54.70 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:777 (97.98%, #507)
Black:0 (0.00%, #340)
Hispanic:0 (0.00%, #636)
Asian:3 (0.38%, #243)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #269)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:13 (1.64%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

722 (91.05%) out of the total population of 793 reported first ancestry.

 Elgin, IA% of the Total PopulationIowaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.27%0.56%
Czech50.63%, see rank1.89%0.47%
Danish20.25%, see rank1.86%0.42%
Dutch121.51%, see rank4.35%1.40%
English13316.77%, see rank8.78%8.02%
French101.26%, see rank2.60%3.34%
German39750.06%, see rank36.73%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.12%0.46%
Irish8911.22%, see rank14.07%10.80%
Italian111.39%, see rank2.10%5.52%
Norwegian16020.18%, see rank5.34%1.42%
Polish60.76%, see rank1.28%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish253.15%, see rank0.85%0.99%
Scottish40.50%, see rank1.51%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.56%0.95%
Swedish162.02%, see rank2.92%1.27%
Swiss15219.17%, see rank0.47%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.09%0.31%
American162.02%, see rank6.36%7.12%
Welsh212.65%, see rank0.67%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 382 (48.17%, see rank)
Females: 411 (51.83%, see rank)

Elgin, IA
Male: 48.17%
Female: 51.83%
Male: 49.58%
Female: 50.42%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Elgin, IA
37.40 years old
38.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Elgin, IA
36.50 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Elgin, IA
41.10 years old
39.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Elgin, IA% of the Total PopulationIowaU.S.
Under 5 years789.84%, see rank6.39%6.36%
5 to 9 years587.31%, see rank6.62%6.51%
10 to 14 years445.55%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years496.18%, see rank6.96%6.85%
20 to 24 years243.03%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years10613.37%, see rank12.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years789.84%, see rank11.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years9111.48%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years11013.87%, see rank12.80%12.29%
65 to 74 years749.33%, see rank7.81%7.64%
75 to 84 648.07%, see rank4.98%4.25%
85 years and over172.14%, see rank2.48%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Elgin, IAIowaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population540, 100%2,038,942209,056,129
Less Than High School39, 7.22%, see rank8.73%13.67%
High School Graduate192, 35.56%, see rank32.51%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree209, 38.70%, see rank32.40%29.09%
Bachelor Degree76, 14.07%, see rank17.99%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree24, 4.44%, see rank8.36%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.36, see rank13.6013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Elgin, IA IowaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2185.71%14.29%78.45%21.55%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)9787.63%, see rank12.37%, see rank89.39%10.61%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)31100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank92.11%7.89%90.60%9.40%
College2781.48%, see rank18.52%, see rank74.24%25.76%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School3100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank64.78%35.22%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Elgin, IAIowaU.S.
Total Households347, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
Average Household Size2.29, see rank2.422.63
1 Person Households114, 32.85%, see rank28.77%27.57%
2 or More Person Households233, 67.15%, see rank71.23%72.43%
Family Households (Families)214, 61.67%, see rank64.68%66.22%
Average Family Size2.92, see rank3.053.32
Married-Couple Family173, 49.86%, see rank51.37%48.42%
Nonfamily Households133, 38.33%, see rank35.32%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Elgin, IA%IowaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total613see rank2,475,176252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over312100%, see rank1,217,529123,281,364
Never Married10734.29%, see rank31.87%35.77%
Married18358.65%, see rank55.49%52.04%
Widowed00.00%, see rank2.60%2.57%
Divorced227.05%, see rank10.05%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over301100%, see rank1,257,647129,692,771
Never Married5718.94%, see rank25.22%29.48%
Married18160.13%, see rank53.54%49.19%
Widowed3511.63%, see rank9.92%9.16%
Divorced289.30%, see rank11.31%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Elgin, IA%IowaU.S.
Native78598.99%, see rank95.33%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence64681.46%, see rank71.51%58.73%
Born in Different State13717.28%, see rank23.31%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
20.25%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Foreign Born81.01%, see rank4.67%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship30.38%, see rank1.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship50.63%, see rank2.91%7.09%
Born In Europe50.63%, see rank0.68%1.53%
Born In Asia30.38%, see rank1.60%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.39%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Elgin, IA%IowaU.S.
English34198.27%, see rank92.20%79.39%
Spanish20.58%, see rank3.98%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages41.15%, see rank1.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.36%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.50%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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