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Elgin, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Elgin had a population of 2,863 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Elgin is located at latitude 34.7862 and longitude -98.2966 in Comanche County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elgin (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Comanche County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

The City of Elgin (GNIS ID: 2410421) 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.

Oklahoma 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 Northeast Comanche Division of Comanche 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elgin: Ceegee.

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


Total Population 2,863
Population in Households 2,863
Population in Familes 2,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 746
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 986
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 753
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 732 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $112,692
Average Home Value $129,440


Median Household Income $52,945
Average Household Income $68,375
Per Capita Income $25,247
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.64% 1.86%
Households 4.28% 1.82%
Families 3.19% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elgin to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma 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 # 122 83rd
Population Density1 # 270 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 393 47th
Median Household Income # 109 85th
Per Capita Income # 183 75th

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