Elgin, Texas

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Population in 2013: 8,416 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +47.6%
Males: 4,076  (48.4%)
Females: 4,340  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78621.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,565 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Elgin:

$46,565
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,972 (it was $16,698 in 2000)

Elgin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,133 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Elgin:

$103,133
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $120,628; Detached houses: $124,881; Townhouses or other attached units: $121,258; In 2-unit structures: $251,374; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $27,071; Mobile homes: $38,673

Median gross rent in 2012: $875.

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  • Hispanic - 3,504 (44.3%)
  • White alone - 2,924 (37.0%)
  • Black alone - 1,326 (16.8%)
  • Two or more races - 97 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elgin: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.7%), Irish (8.0%), English (6.3%), Swedish (1.9%), French (1.8%), Czech (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,792 people per square mile   (low).

Elgin,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Elgin:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elgin city:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1,061 residents are foreign born

This city:  13.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 70 registered sex offenders living in Elgin, Texas as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elgin to the number of sex offenders is 118 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,882 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,056 (2.1%)

Elgin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Round Rock, TX (21.3 miles , pop. 61,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (22.6 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (92.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: McDade, TX (3.0 miles ), Manor, TX (3.3 miles ), Webberville, TX (3.4 miles ), Camp Swift, TX (3.5 miles ), Hornsby Bend, TX (3.8 miles ), Circle D-KC Estates, TX (3.9 miles ), Garfield, TX (4.0 miles ), Taylor, TX (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2002: 155 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2003: 168 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2004: 171 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2005: 167 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 2006: 113 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $210,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.35 N, Longitude: 97.37 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Sausage Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,236 (-15.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,001 (26.0%)

Area code: 512

Elgin household income distribution Elgin home values distribution

Crime rates in Elgin by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2011 2012
Murders 0010000
per 100,000 0.00.015.60.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2112334
per 100,000 34.316.815.627.336.936.147.7
Robberies 5222963
per 100,000 85.833.631.227.3110.672.235.8
Assaults 20179818314
per 100,000 343.1285.5140.4109.0221.236.1166.9
Burglaries 37685277976851
per 100,000 634.81142.1811.11049.21191.8818.7608.2
Thefts 9711299196193172177
per 100,000 1664.11881.11544.22670.72371.32070.82110.7
Auto thefts 12108151394
per 100,000 205.9168.0124.8204.4159.7108.447.7
Arson 1300121
per 100,000 17.250.40.00.012.324.111.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.7) 260.9260.9219.4260.0311.8216.2223.0

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Crime rate in Elgin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +529 (+10.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Information (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Work and jobs in Elgin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elgin, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elgin-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Elgin city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/24/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elgin-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 357.9 miles away from Elgin center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 106.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 107.5 miles away from Elgin center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 365.2 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 Bastrop County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 10, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elgin topographic map

Birthplace of: Grier Raggio - Politician, Everett Scott Jr. - College football player (Northwestern St. Demons), Ray Culp - Baseball player, William Angie Smith - Methodist bishop.

Hospitals and medical centers in Elgin:

  • ELGIN GOLDEN YEARS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENT (605 N HWY 290)
  • ELGIN GOLDEN YEARS RET AND NH INC (605 NORTH HIGHWAY 290)
  • ELGIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1373 NORTH AVENUE C)

Airports located in Elgin:

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Amtrak station near Elgin:

  • 16 miles: TAYLOR (118 E. 1ST ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elgin:

  • Austin Community College District (about 19 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,957)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 23 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 25 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 29 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Texas State University (about 47 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 29,202)
  • Temple College (about 50 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 50 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)

Public high schools in Elgin:

  • Elgin High School (Students: 1093; Location: 14000 COUNTY LINE RD; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 31)
  • Phoenix High School (Students: 48; Location: 1002 N AVE C PORTABLE 3 & 4; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elgin:

See full list of schools located in Elgin

Library in Elgin:

  • ELGIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $212,152; Location: 404 N MAIN ST; 40,063 books; 1,321 audio materials; 2,641 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Elgin: Elgin Commercial Historic District (A), Elgin Volunteer Fire Department (B), MetroCare Services Elgin Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elgin include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Evangelical Free Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Winns Memorial Baptist Church (D), Primera Iglesia Bautista Church (E), Mount Moriah Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Cornerstone Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Elgin Depot Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 14 Depot Street).

Bastrop County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.0. This is about average.

City:

82.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.133
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.92
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 0.237. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.9%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.1% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 16.3% for other race residents, 15.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Elgin in 2010:

  • 108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Elgin in 2000:

  • 73 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Elgin, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Elgin compared to Texas state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Elgin (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Bastrop: Elgin Branch at 1312 Hwy 290, branch established on 1997/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $411.9 mil, Deposits: $365.0 mil, headquarters in Bastrop, TX, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bastrop Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Elgin Branch at 31 North Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Frontier Bank of Texas: Frontier Bank Of Texas at 1213 Highway 290, branch established on 2007/06/11. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $118.9 mil, Deposits: $94.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • First State Bank Central Texas: Elgin Branch at 207 North Main Street, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $1,112.8 mil, Deposits: $884.8 mil, headquarters in Austin, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Central Community Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Elgin travel time to work - commute Elgin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elgin city (based on Bastrop County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.23%
Here: 42.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents34.3%31.3%8.4%4.6%4.2%
Congregations24.7%9.1%7.8%7.8%3.9%
Name USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%2.4%2.2%1.6%7.1%
Congregations7.8%9.1%1.3%1.3%27.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Bastrop County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Bastrop County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Bastrop County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bastrop County:

28.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,322$33,2880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$11,280
Judicial and Legal 2$4,158$24,9480$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$115,905$77,2700$0
Police - Other 6$27,345$54,6900$0
Streets and Highways 7$12,372$21,2090$0
Parks and Recreation 3$5,900$23,6000$0
Water Supply 0$0 17$13,415
Local Libraries 0$0 5$6,217
Other and Unallocable 5$14,216$34,1180$0
Totals for Government 44$188,218$51,33231$30,912

Elgin government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $673,000 ($79.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000 ($23.65)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $982,000 ($116.68)
    Water Utilities: $944,000 ($112.17)
    Police Protection: $913,000 ($108.48)
    Regular Highways: $577,000 ($68.56)
    Central Staff Services: $575,000 ($68.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $399,000 ($47.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $286,000 ($33.98)
    General - Other: $250,000 ($29.71)
    Libraries: $175,000 ($20.79)
    Financial Administration: $171,000 ($20.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000 ($18.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000 ($14.73)
    Health - Other: $63,000 ($7.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000 ($6.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $165,000 ($19.61)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $65,000 ($7.72)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($3.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $87,000 ($10.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,266,000 ($269.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $259,000 ($30.77)

Elgin government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,004,000 ($119.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $580,000 ($68.92)
    All Other: $33,000 ($3.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($2.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $205,000 ($24.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $240,000 ($28.52)
    Interest Earnings: $91,000 ($10.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $65,000 ($7.72)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($1.78)
    Rents: $13,000 ($1.54)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,627,000 ($193.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $103,000 ($12.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,744,000 ($207.22)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,027,000 ($122.03)
    Other License: $657,000 ($78.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $271,000 ($32.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $42,000 ($4.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($0.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.24)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,000 ($0.12)

Elgin government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,391,000 ($1234.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,312,000 ($1225.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,299,000 ($510.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,220,000 ($501.43)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $589,000 ($69.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $589,000 ($69.99)

Elgin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,051,000 ($124.88)

8.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,998 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Bastrop County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Travis County, TX  3.43% ($35,146 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TX  0.68% ($41,272)
from Harris County, TX  0.35% ($50,157)


8.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Bastrop County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Travis County, TX  3.10% ($32,569 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.73% ($36,254)
to Hays County, TX  0.29% ($41,797)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elgin:

  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFIT (1060 AM; daytime; 2 kW; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: KFIT, INC..)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTXZ (1560 AM; 3 kW; WEST LAKE HILLS, TX; Owner: NOGALES BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • KELG (1440 AM; 1 kW; MANOR, TX; Owner: DYNAMIC RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIXL (970 AM; 1 kW; DEL VALLE, TX; Owner: KIXL BROADCASTING, CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elgin:

  • KKLB (92.5 FM; ELGIN, TX; Owner: ELGIN FM LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQBT (104.3 FM; TAYLOR, TX; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGSR (107.1 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KQJZ (92.1 FM; HUTTO, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KINV (107.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: SIMMONS LONE STAR MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KMHF (88.5 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: MEDIA FOR THE HOLY FAMILY FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Elgin:

  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • KHPB-CA (Channel 16; BASTROP, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • K09VR (Channel 9; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KHPX-CA (Channel 48; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KHPZ-CA (Channel 64; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KXLK-CA (Channel 67; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CASA OF AUSTIN, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDAS-CA (Channel 31; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Elgin, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 65
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Elgin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$109,7049$68,92917$98,9584$45,3105$49,0822$41,055
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$93,2051$77,8503$132,5871$7,9100$01$70,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$86,6702$97,3107$136,4104$26,8381$107,6501$27,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$127,7202$71,1607$98,0502$24,1751$30,1100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$27,0601$129,2400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9502.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$175,7701$148,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9502.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 76
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 43
  • Good Intent Call: 35

Incident types - Elgin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elgin, TX
Most common first names in Elgin, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5980.2 years
John5977.7 years
William5475.3 years
James4673.2 years
Willie3278.4 years
George3174.1 years
Charles3173.3 years
Robert2969.5 years
Annie2884.6 years
Ruth2379.2 years
Most common last names in Elgin, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4276.9 years
Johnson3279.0 years
Jones3278.9 years
Wilson3174.2 years
Carter2479.9 years
Scott2378.1 years
Davis2177.8 years
Moore2076.7 years
Brown2078.3 years
Lundgren2077.5 years
Businesses in Elgin, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS1

Elgin on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Yvonne M. Young (6)
  • George F. Ramsay, Iii (6)
  • Lee Hudson (6)
  • Michael Eugene Sugars (5)
  • Robert Burke Havekost (3)
  • Kenneth R. Diller (3)
  • Stephen B. Keen (3)
  • Marshall D. Tiner (3)
  • Robert B. Havekost (3)
  • Andrew Tobias Siemer (2)

Total of 63 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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