For population 25 years and over in Elgin:
For population 15 years and over in Elgin city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,167 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (93.4 miles , pop. 85,013).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (109.2 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (535.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Oakdale, NE (2.9 miles ), Petersburg, NE (3.0 miles ), Neligh, NE (3.2 miles ), Tilden, NE (3.7 miles ), Clearwater, NE (3.8 miles ), Meadow Grove, NE (4.3 miles ), Albion, NE (4.6 miles ), Newman Grove, NE (4.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.98 N, Longitude: 98.08 W
Area code: 402
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+1.0%).
Work and jobs in Elgin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elgin, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elgin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Elgin city center injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/30/1954, a category F4 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Elgin-area historical earthquake activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.9 miles away from Elgin center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from Elgin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Antelope County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public elementary/middle school in Elgin:
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.9. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Elgin that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.3%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Elgin compared to Nebraska state average:
Banks with branches in Elgin (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Elgin (based on Antelope County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Elgin government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,516 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,128 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elgin)
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elgin)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Elgin, NE
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.