Elgin employment information

IndexElginSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$24,513$24,222$28,555
Median household income$65,298$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,905$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$45,673$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$42,763$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$30,558$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.8%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elgin is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elgin is 22% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elgin is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elgin is 31% lower than the national average.

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Elgin median earnings by income bracket

Elgin employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.4%3.9%
Manufacturing sector14.4%1.0%
Financial & insurance services6.2%16.5%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%13.4%
Public administration3.8%7.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%3.7%
Education, health & social services11.2%33.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
JAARS, NC430$50,4586%
Irwin, SC1,354$35,93833%
Lancaster, SC8,801$29,60245%
Heath Springs, SC873$29,31845%
Elgin CDP, SC2,767$28,49247%
Elgin, SC1,499$65,29822%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fort Denaud, FL1,499$48,00510%
Dover, AR1,499$36,07133%
Norwood, NY1,498$42,42621%
Watterson Park, KY1,500$28,26147%
Cambria, IL1,500$35,90333%
Elgin, SC1,499$65,29822%
Source: The Elgin, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.