Elgin town demographics profile

StatisticElgin townSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,43914891
Median age37.638.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%40%43%
Speak English92%93%79%
Speak Spanish7%4%13%
Elgin town, SC has a population of 1,525 and is the 12,590th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,439 per sq mi which is 876% higher than the South Carolina average and 1488% higher than the national average. The median age in Elgin town is 38 which is approximately 3% lower than the South Carolina average of 39. In Elgin town, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 46% of Elgin town residents were born in South Carolina, 47% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Elgin town is 876% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in Elgin town is 3% lower than South Carolina.
  • In Elgin town 81.97% of the population is White.
  • In Elgin town 11.34% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Elgin town 0.85% of the population is Asian.

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Elgin town population breakdown by race

RaceElgin townSouth CarolinaNational
Black or African American11.34%27.35%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race1.38%2.07%3.06%
Other race4.46%1.51%4.75%
In Elgin town, 10.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Elgin town, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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