Elgin employment information

Income per capita$22,631$27,621$28,555
Median household income$43,250$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,531$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,222$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$36,071$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$14,559$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level12.8%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elgin is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elgin is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elgin is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elgin is 18% lower than the national average.

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Elgin median earnings by income bracket

Elgin employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.6%14.4%
Financial & insurance services1.0%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services27.6%24.2%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%0.7%
Education, health & social services8.0%39.9%

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Ossian, IA934$54,5192%
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Maynard, IA541$47,81311%
Elkader, IA1,208$47,14312%
Castalia, IA175$47,08312%
Elgin, IA793$43,25019%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Greensboro, FL793$33,75037%
Marion, MI793$25,92652%
Bluffview, WI793$19,79263%
Hickory, PA793$77,72345%
Tuscola, TX793$53,2500%
Elgin, IA793$43,25019%
Source: The Elgin, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.