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Elgin, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Elgin had a population of 2,762 as of July 1, 2015.

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 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.

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, 2015.

City of Elgin, OK Boundary Map

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Elgin, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,762
Population in Households 2,762
Population in Familes 2,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 746
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 968
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 741
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 723 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $170,683
Average Home Value $250,726
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,568
Average Household Income $58,465
Per Capita Income $21,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.83% 1.84%
Households 4.74% 1.89%
Families 3.49% 1.72%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

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Elgin, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elgin to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 125 83rd
Population Density1 # 266 64th
Diversity Index2 # 390 47th
Median Household Income # 151 80th
Per Capita Income # 280 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.