Elgin employment information

Income per capita$21,772$26,513$28,555
Median household income$50,867$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,862$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,472$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$32,125$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$25,769$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level23.2%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elgin is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elgin is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elgin is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elgin is 49% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Elgin median earnings by income bracket

Elgin employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%0.8%
Manufacturing sector19.5%4.5%
Financial & insurance services2.0%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%8.1%
Public administration7.7%12.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%1.8%
Education, health & social services12.4%33.0%

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Elgin, TX8,224$50,8675%

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Elgin, TX8,224$50,8675%
Source: The Elgin, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.