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Elgin, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Elgin had a population of 2,110 as of July 1, 2017. Elgin ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elgin is located at latitude 45.5644 and longitude -117.9213 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elgin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,674 feet.

The City of Elgin (GNIS ID: 2410422) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Elgin is located within Elgin Division of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elgin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Elgin, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,110
Daytime Population: Workers 783
Daytime Population: Residents 1,340
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,123
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 2,110
Population in Familes 1,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,132
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $33,904
Average Household Income $46,475
Per Capita Income $19,517


Total Housing Units 910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 586 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 293 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $101,818
Average Home Value $131,570


Total Households 878
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 591
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.93% 2.03%
Households 2.89% 1.93%
Families 2.85% 1.83%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Elgin, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elgin to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 148 61st
Population Density # 113 70th
Diversity Index # 341 10th
Median Household Income # 353 7th
Per Capita Income # 337 11th

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