Elgin, OR 97827 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97827: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elgin, OR 97827

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 84
  • Single Family Addresses: 668
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.592, Longitude -117.894
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elgin, OR 97827 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,146
Population in Households 3,146
Population in Familes 2,580
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,351
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 948
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 945 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 406 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $135,448
Average Home Value $222,222


Median Household Income $36,714
Average Household Income $48,355
Per Capita Income $20,765
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.46% 1.43%
Households 2.64% 1.55%
Families 2.43% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elgin, OR 97827 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97827 to the other 428 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 199 54th
Population Density1 # 303 29th
Diversity Index2 # 398 7th
Median Household Income # 360 16th
Per Capita Income # 365 15th

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