Elgin employment information

IndexElginNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$27,378$30,894$28,555
Median household income$35,398$55,579$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,156$72,034$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,750$32,305$33,219
Median earnings male$40,833$39,027$36,116
Median earnings female$19,167$24,504$25,692
Unemployment rate1.7%2.2%5.8%
Poverty level21.6%11.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elgin is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elgin is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elgin is 70% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elgin is 39% higher than the national average.

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Elgin median earnings by income bracket

Elgin employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.8%19.4%
Financial & insurance services1.2%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services13.6%20.2%
Public administration3.7%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.2%1.6%
Education, health & social services10.5%43.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Leith, ND25$52,8131%
New Leipzig, ND230$36,25032%
Carson, ND246$34,37536%
Heil, ND16$21,25060%
Elgin, ND588$35,39834%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woonsocket, SD588$38,37028%
Marty, SD588$23,50056%
Plainville, IN588$39,44426%
Cortland, NE588$61,11114%
Dean, TX588$57,6568%
Elgin, ND588$35,39834%
Source: The Elgin, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.