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People

Total Population 793
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 352
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 59.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.5%
Median Earnings25+ $30,227
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,682
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.9%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $79,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
US/American 0%
English 16.8%
Irish 11.2%

Elgin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles NE of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Fayette
Standard Zip Codes 52141
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.957
Longitude -91.63

Elgin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FAYETTE
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station ELKADER 5 SSW
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station PRAIRIE DU CHIEN
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elgin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brainard (52141)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Castalia 175 $64,375
Clermont 672 $67,031
Luana 293 $51,250

Elgin Public Libraries

Library
Elgin Public Library
"214 MAIN ST., BOX 36"
Elgin, Iowa
(563) 426-5313

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Elgin High Schools

VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
23493 CANOE RD
563-426-5551
Serves 290 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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