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Demographics

People

Total Population1,451
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens23.6%
Employed Population 16+537
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married45.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.3%
Median Earnings25+$27,969
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,135

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,115
% Above Poverty Level84.4%
% Below Poverty Level15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.7%
Median Gross Rent$670
Median House Value$120,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.3%
Irish17.4%
English15.6%
French Except Basque4%
Scottish3.9%
Polish3.6%
Norwegian2.4%
Dutch2.1%
Swedish1.8%
Italian1.2%
Greek0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Austrian0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
African0.4%
Canadian0.3%
German0.2%
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Elgin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union County
Standard Zip Codes97827
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.61
Approximate Longitude-117.89

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)

StationELGIN
Distance0.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp47 to 85 F
Oct Temp32 to 64 F
Annual Precip24.2 inches
StationLA GRANDE
Distance18.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 37 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp53 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 63 F
Annual Precip17.4 inches
StationMILTON FREEWATER
Distance35.9 miles
Jan Temp27 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp60 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip15.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cove770$52,589
Imbler338$85,357
Island City1,208$56,429
La Grande12,999$51,705
Summerville141$58,750
Wallowa732$42,273

Elgin Public Libraries

Elgin Public Library
1699 DIVISION ST
Elgin, Oregon
(541) 437-2860

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Elgin Public Schools

Elgin High School
1400 Birch
ZIP: 97827
(541) 437-2021
High
Total Enrollment 112
Stella Mayfield Elementary School
1111 Division St
ZIP: 97827
(541) 437-2321
Primary
Total Enrollment 279
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