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Demographics

People

Total Population737
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens22.4%
Employed Population 16+359
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married62%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,375
% Above Poverty Level91.4%
% Below Poverty Level8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$559
Median House Value$79,100

Ancestry

Norwegian18.3%
Swiss17.4%
English13.2%
Irish9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.3%
French Except Basque3.1%
Dutch2.3%
Swedish1.9%
Welsh1.9%
Italian1.6%
Hungarian1.5%
Polish1.4%
African0.8%
Danishn0.7%
Scottish0.4%
German0.3%
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Elgin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fayette County
Standard Zip Codes52141
Phone Area Codes563
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.95
Approximate 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)

StationFAYETTE
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp4 to 23 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches
StationELKADER 5 SSW
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp6 to 27 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationPRAIRIE DU CHIEN
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Castalia188$56,875
Clermont556$73,194
Luana338$61,458
Postville2,281$38,397
Wadena279$50,000
West Union2,592$60,673

Elgin Public Libraries

Elgin Public Library
214 MAIN ST
Elgin, Iowa
(563) 426-5313

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Elgin Public Schools

North Fayette-valley Middle School
23493 Canoe Rd
ZIP: 52141
(563) 426-5551
Middle
Total Enrollment 158
Valley Elementary
23493 Canoe Rd
ZIP: 52141
(563) 426-5891
Primary
Total Enrollment 238
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