Elgin, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 1,079 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.6%
Males: 514  (47.7%)
Females: 565  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

32.3 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55932.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,983 (it was $41,184 in 2000)
Elgin:

$62,983
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,438 (it was $18,745 in 2000)

Elgin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $169,131 (it was $82,000 in 2000)
Elgin:

$169,131
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $247,358; detached houses: $262,290; townhouses or other attached units: $225,525; in 2-unit structures: $174,089; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,411; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $449,342; mobile homes: $55,647

Median gross rent in 2019: $637.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elgin: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.3%
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  • Races in Elgin, MN (2010)
    • 1,04696.1%White alone
    • 222.0%Hispanic
    • 100.9%Two or more races
    • 50.5%Black alone
    • 50.5%Asian alone
    • 10.09%American Indian alone

Races in Elgin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (48.0%), Norwegian (18.2%), American (9.5%), English (6.2%), Irish (3.1%), European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,650 people per square mile   (low).

Elgin, Minnesota map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,090 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,089 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (13.1 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (71.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (280.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Plainview, MN (2.2 miles ),
Millville, MN (2.9 miles),
Hammond, MN (2.9 miles),
Eyota, MN (3.2 miles ),
Elba, MN (3.5 miles ),
Dover, MN (3.5 miles ),
Rochester, MN (3.6 miles ),
Zumbro Falls, MN (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 44.13 N, Longitude: 92.25 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Elgin, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Elgin, MN in 2019
Elgin satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $227,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Elgin, MN residents
Average permit cost in Elgin, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in Elgin, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.3%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (33.2%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Elgin, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Elgin, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elgin, Minnesota average temperatures Elgin, Minnesota average precipitation Elgin, Minnesota humidity Elgin, Minnesota wind speed Elgin, Minnesota snowfall Elgin, Minnesota sunshine Elgin, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Elgin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Elgin city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.9 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elgin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.8 miles away from Elgin center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.2 miles away from Elgin center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 453.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 431.3 miles away from Elgin center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 354.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wabasha County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elgin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elgin:

  • CHOICE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • SAMARITAN BETHANY HOME ON EIGHTH (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • MADONNA TOWERS OF ROCHESTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • MAYO CLINIC METHODIST HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • ROCHESTER METHODIST HOSP (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • ALLENDALE HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • ROBLAND HOME HEALTH CARE CORP (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elgin:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 12 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 29 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 31 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Riverland Community College (about 49 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • St Olaf College (about 52 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 54 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Western Technical College (about 55 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elgin:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elgin: Elgin Police Department (A), Elgin Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Elgin: Trinity Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Dry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Tommy Speer - Martial artist.

Wabasha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elgin that have no violations reported:

  • ELGIN (Address: 120 Second Ave SE , Population served: 981, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Elgin (2011 data):

  • Peoples State Bank of Plainview: Elgin Branch at 155 East Main, branch established on 1935/05/14. Info updated 2007/10/02: Bank assets: $179.0 mil, Deposits: $142.5 mil, headquarters in Plainview, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Wrz Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Elgin:

Marital status in Elgin, MN
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Elgin:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Elgin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elgin, MN (based on Wabasha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,4398
Evangelical Protestant5,58717
Mainline Protestant3,96915
Other2-
None5,679-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Wabasha County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Wabasha County:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wabasha County:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wabasha County:

14.8%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Elgin:

29.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elgin:

22.0%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.0%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elgin:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.5%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Elgin:

55.4%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elgin, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,428$53,1360$0
Streets and Highways 1$5,025$60,3000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$3,951
Totals for Government 2$9,453$56,7181$3,951

Elgin government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $333,000 ($308.62)
    Water Utilities: $215,000 ($199.26)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($165.89)
    Sewerage: $155,000 ($143.65)
    Health - Other: $151,000 ($139.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $133,000 ($123.26)
    Financial Administration: $95,000 ($88.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000 ($65.80)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($63.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $50,000 ($46.34)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($14.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000 ($7.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($4.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($25.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($32.44)

Elgin government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $531,000 ($492.12)
    Sewerage: $149,000 ($138.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($25.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($6.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($3.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($46.34)
    Highways: $2,000 ($1.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $58,000 ($53.75)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($6.49)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($5.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($2.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $211,000 ($195.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $327,000 ($303.06)
    Other: $26,000 ($24.10)
  • Tax - Property: $441,000 ($408.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $31,000 ($28.73)
    Other License: $8,000 ($7.41)

Elgin government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,164,000 ($1078.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000 ($827.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $849,000 ($786.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $578,000 ($535.68)

Elgin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $312,000 ($289.16)

5.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Olmsted County, MN  1.68% ($47,474 average AGI)
from Goodhue County, MN  0.93% ($41,318)
from Winona County, MN  0.32% ($49,552)


5.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Olmsted County, MN  1.28% ($47,316 average AGI)
to Goodhue County, MN  1.11% ($50,804)
to Winona County, MN  0.31% ($38,036)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elgin:

  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KROC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elgin:

  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMFX-FM (102.5 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KAGE-FM (95.3 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KLCH (94.9 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elgin:

  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • K27CW (Channel 27; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K57CN (Channel 57; WABASHA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Elgin fatal accident list:

Dec 26, 2001 04:07 PM, Sr-42, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 4, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.1mTotal length
  • $137,000,000Total costs
  • 14,191Total average daily traffic
  • 736Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,113Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elgin, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elgin, MN

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Main & Center St Elgin Mn 55932 (Lat: 44.124417 Lon: -92.250167), Call Sign: WZC478, Licensee ID: L00075551,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/1999, Expiration Date: 05/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2002, Registrant: Kurth Bus And Trenching, 140 Center Ave N, Elgin, MN 55932
  • 5 Mi W On Cty 21 1 Mi S On Cty 11 (Lat: 44.108306 Lon: -92.353778), Call Sign: KOE990, Licensee ID: L00084716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2002, Expiration Date: 10/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012, Registrant: Duwayne Eggler, 6247 75th St Ne, Elgin, MN 55932, Phone: (507) 282-2327
  • Lat: 44.166083 Lon: -92.321833, Call Sign: WRA722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.415 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2012, Expiration Date: 07/06/2022, Registrant: Whitewater Wireless, Inc., 1929 2nd Street, S.W., Rochester, MN 55901, Phone: (507) 281-1917, Fax: (507) 281-3341, Email:
  • Lat: 44.124417 Lon: -92.250167, Call Sign: WQBK399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.000 MHz, 457.000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2004, Expiration Date: 10/25/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2014, Certifier: Ronald L Kurth, Registrant: Spectrum & Licensing Services, 395 Buford Ave., Ste C, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 339-0816, Fax: (717) 339-0817

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0SPD, Licensee ID: L00470550, Grant Date: 02/20/2002, Expiration Date: 05/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2014, Registrant: Ronald M Fahrenz, Rr 1 Box 18, Elgin, MN 55932
  • Call Sign: KD7NPM, Previous Call Sign: KC8IAX, Licensee ID: L00369553, Grant Date: 06/23/2017, Expiration Date: 06/27/2027, Certifier: Jeffrey C Johnson, Registrant: Jeffrey C Johnson, 50524 286th Ave, Elgin, MN 55932

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30340 , Serial Number: 4-1169, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence H Schultz, 11834 County Road 128 Ne, Elgin, MN 55932
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98961 , Serial Number: 12-315, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 31992 County Road 67, Elgin, MN 55932

Most common first names in Elgin, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John779.7 years
Walter771.7 years
Frank684.3 years
Arnold578.2 years
Ervin580.8 years
Mary586.8 years
Herbert575.2 years
Emma588.2 years
Florence590.2 years
Albert481.2 years
Most common last names in Elgin, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Prescher781.9 years
Wehrs786.3 years
Mickow771.9 years
Searles679.6 years
Soufal580.6 years
Sell579.4 years
Schroeder574.6 years
Sawyer581.0 years
Parker577.4 years
Rossin581.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elgin, MN
  • 85.2%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elgin, MN
  • 49.3%Utility gas
  • 45.8%Electricity
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Elgin compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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