Elgin demographics profile

StatisticElginIowaNational
Population7373,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,1145591
Median age39.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Elgin, IA has a population of 737 and is the 17,151st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,114 per sq mi which is 1939% higher than the Iowa average and 1129% higher than the national average. The median age in Elgin is 40 which is approximately 4% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Elgin, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 79% of Elgin residents were born in Iowa, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Elgin is 1939% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Elgin is 4% higher than Iowa.
  • In Elgin 97.56% of the population is White.
  • In Elgin 0.81% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Elgin 0.68% of the population is Asian.

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Elgin population breakdown by race

RaceElginIowaNational
White97.56%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.81%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.68%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.95%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Elgin, 0.0% 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, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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