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People

Total Population 2,702
Male Share of the Population 57.1%
Female Share of the Population 42.9%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 1,199
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 62.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,039
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,048
Median House Value $153,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 11.3%

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

Elgin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NE of Lawton, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Comanche
Metro Area Lawton
Standard Zip Codes 73538
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.78
Longitude -98.291

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 LAWTON
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station WICHITA MTN WL REF
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station DUNCAN
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Apache 1,282 $36,357
Cyril 1,171 $51,734
Fletcher 1,140 $51,731
Lawton 97,589 $50,214
Medicine Park 233 $48,889
Sterling 620 $43,750

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

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Elgin High Schools

ELGIN HS
HIGHWAY 17 AND MIGHTY OWL AVE.
580-492-3670
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 400 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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