Elgin demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,4524591
Median age47.639.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%42%43%
Speak English96%85%79%
Speak Spanish3%9%13%
Elgin, OR has a population of 1,435 and is the 12,955th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,452 per sq mi which is 3127% higher than the Oregon average and 1503% higher than the national average. The median age in Elgin is 48 which is approximately 22% higher than the Oregon average of 39. In Elgin, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 57% of Elgin residents were born in Oregon, 41% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Elgin is 3127% higher than Oregon.
  • The median age in Elgin is 22% higher than Oregon.
  • In Elgin 97.07% of the population is White.
  • In Elgin 0.21% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Elgin 0.00% of the population is Asian.

Compare Elgin, OR Demographics To Other Cities


      Elgin population breakdown by race

      Black or African American0.21%1.86%12.63%
      American Indian0.91%1.14%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.38%0.18%
      Mixed race1.05%4.41%3.06%
      Other race0.77%3.13%4.75%
      In Elgin, 3.2% 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, OR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).