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People

Total Population 609
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 35.6%
Employed Population 16+ 303
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 67.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,188
% Above Poverty Level 90.5%
% Below Poverty Level 9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $673
Median House Value $68,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 14.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elgin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 93 miles W of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Antelope
Standard Zip Codes 68636
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.983
Longitude -98.094

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 ELGIN
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 25.8 inches
Station OAKDALE
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.7 inches
Station ALBION 1 N
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 64 F
Annual Precip 27 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clearwater 330 $48,672
Meadow Grove 329 $52,019
Neligh 1,484 $58,462
Oakdale 300 $42,500
Petersburg 321 $51,250
Tilden 1,172 $58,021

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elgin Public Libraries

Library
Elgin Public Library
2ND AND BOWEN
Elgin, Nebraska
(402) 843-2460

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Elgin High Schools

ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL
402-843-2457
A Title I School.
Serves 105 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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