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
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.592, Longitude -117.894
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • PO Box Addresses: 498
  • Residential Addresses: 759
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
    • Single Family Addresses: 737

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Elgin, OR 97827 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,163
Daytime Population: Workers 826
Daytime Population: Residents 1,991
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,817
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 3,163
Population in Familes 2,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $37,073
Average Household Income $49,231
Per Capita Income $20,857


Total Housing Units 1,438 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 950 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 390 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $134,804
Average Home Value $212,289


Total Households 1,340
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 939
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 2.42% 1.69%
Households 2.35% 1.59%
Families 2.18% 1.49%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Elgin, OR 97827 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97827 to the other 425 ZIP Codes 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 # 200 53rd
Population Density # 301 30th
Diversity Index # 396 7th
Median Household Income # 363 15th
Per Capita Income # 367 14th

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