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People

Total Population 8,249
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 3,560
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,478
% Above Poverty Level 78.3%
% Below Poverty Level 21.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,034
Median House Value $104,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 7.4%

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

Elgin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Round Rock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles E of Austin, Texas
County Bastrop
Metro Area Austin - San Marcos
Standard Zip Codes 78621
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.349
Longitude -97.37

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 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 80 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 59 to 82 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station TAYLOR
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Station AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL AP
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 80 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elgin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Beaukiss (78621)

Littig (78621)

Lund (78621)

Webberville (78621)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bastrop 7,669 $60,729
Hutto 20,052 $73,803

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

Elgin Public Libraries

Library
Elgin Public Library
1002 N AVENUE C
Elgin, Texas
(512) 281-5678

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Elgin High Schools

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ELGIN H S
900 W 2ND ST
512-281-3438
A Title I School.
Serves 934 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

PHOENIX LEARNING CENTER
900 W 2ND ST
512-281-9774
A Non-traditional School
Serves 22 students.

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