Elgin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Elgin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
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|Nearest Medium City||48 miles NE of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||155 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||52141|
|Phone Area Codes||563|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.7|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||2||0.3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||656|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||2.1%|
|French (except Basque)||1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Elgin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Brainard (52141)
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