Elgin, Texas

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Population in 2019: 10,314 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +80.9%
Males: 4,929  (47.8%)
Females: 5,385  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78621.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,753 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Elgin:

$52,753
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,439 (it was $16,698 in 2000)

Elgin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $169,224 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Elgin:

$169,224
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $178,646; detached houses: $181,334; townhouses or other attached units: $162,665; mobile homes: $164,364

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,104.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elgin: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.3%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 6.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Elgin, TX (2019)
    • 4,68045.3%Hispanic
    • 2,82327.3%Black alone
    • 2,71526.3%White alone
    • 991.0%Two or more races
    • 300.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Elgin, Texas as of May 18, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elgin is 106 to 1.


Crime rates in Elgin by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(111.9)
10
(100.5)
9
(85.8)
2
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.1)
4
(47.7)
2
(24.2)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(33.6)
4
(40.2)
6
(57.2)
8
(76.0)
5
(47.9)
6
(72.2)
3
(35.8)
1
(12.1)
6
(70.7)
15
(171.5)
17
(184.2)
2
(20.2)
3
(28.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(134.3)
21
(211.0)
18
(171.7)
10
(95.0)
20
(191.6)
3
(36.1)
14
(166.9)
17
(205.8)
3
(35.4)
11
(125.8)
12
(130.0)
9
(90.7)
3
(28.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
63
(705.1)
122
(1,226)
75
(715.2)
70
(665.1)
45
(431.2)
68
(818.7)
51
(608.2)
50
(605.4)
59
(695.4)
38
(434.6)
29
(314.2)
18
(181.5)
25
(238.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
222
(2,485)
181
(1,819)
167
(1,593)
238
(2,261)
187
(1,792)
172
(2,071)
177
(2,111)
103
(1,247)
147
(1,733)
131
(1,498)
132
(1,430)
72
(726.0)
68
(649.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(156.7)
17
(170.8)
17
(162.1)
13
(123.5)
14
(134.1)
9
(108.4)
4
(47.7)
11
(133.2)
2
(23.6)
11
(125.8)
21
(227.5)
4
(40.3)
4
(38.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.1)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.1)
City-Data.com crime index287.7327.0246.9203.9165.3206.6213.1191.3157.6177.0217.789.375.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Elgin, TX

Crime rate in Elgin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 34 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: German (4.1%), American (2.7%), European (2.2%), Irish (1.4%), English (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.70 square miles.

Population density: 2,197 people per square mile   (low).

Elgin, Texas map

1,350 residents are foreign born (12.1% Latin America).

This city:

12.8%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,441 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,004 (1.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 30.35 N, Longitude: 97.37 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,926 (-18.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 692 (14.0%)

Area code: 512

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

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
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2014: 84 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2015: 77 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2016: 60 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2017: 44 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2018: 64 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2019: 73 buildings, average cost: $122,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Elgin, TX residents
Average permit cost in Elgin, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Elgin, TX
Historical housing units in Elgin, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +529 (+10.2%).
Most common industries in Elgin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.0%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Public administration (11.8%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Elgin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Construction laborers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)

Average climate in Elgin, Texas

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Elgin, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0938. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0938
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.94
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.1 miles away from Elgin center
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 Elgin 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 the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.6 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) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.0 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 (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elgin topographic map

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 H S (Students: 475, Location: 14000 COUNTY LINE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • PHOENIX H S (Students: 48, Location: 902 W 2ND ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • BASTROP COUNTY JUVENILE BOOT CAMP (Location: 1002 N AVE C, Grades: 9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elgin:

  • ELGIN EL (Students: 1,093, Location: 1005 W 2ND ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ELGIN MIDDLE (Students: 888, Location: 1351 N AVE C, Grades: 6-8)
  • NEIDIG EL (Students: 624, Location: 13700 COUNTY LINE RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • BOOKER T WASHINGTON EL (Students: 605, Location: 510 MLK, Grades: PK-5)
  • VISTA ACADEMY OF ELGIN (Location: 2418 FM 1704, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)
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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Elgin:

Marital status in Elgin, TX
  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Elgin:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.5
Texas average:

13.8

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, TX (based on Bastrop County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,32075
Catholic8,7967
Mainline Protestant4,74118
Black Protestant1,3177
Other8872
None45,110-
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: 7
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bastrop County:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bastrop County:

28.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bastrop County:

15.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elgin:

47.4%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elgin:

45.5%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Elgin:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elgin:

20.3%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elgin:

11.4%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elgin:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elgin:

33.3%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

54.2%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Elgin:

80.2%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elgin, TX 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
Police Protection - Officers 22$164,280$89,6070$0
Streets and Highways 8$17,535$26,3030$0
Police - Other 7$38,758$66,4420$0
Other and Unallocable 6$20,149$40,2980$0
Financial Administration 4$11,797$35,3910$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,363$25,0890$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,893$35,3580$0
Local Libraries 0$0 6$10,686
Water Supply 0$0 21$23,057
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$19,389
Totals for Government 53$266,775$60,40238$53,132

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,989,000 ($192.84)
    Regular Highways: $919,000 ($89.10)
    Water Utilities: $861,000 ($83.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $729,000 ($70.68)
    General - Other: $624,000 ($60.50)
    Sewerage: $539,000 ($52.26)
    Central Staff Services: $412,000 ($39.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $408,000 ($39.56)
    Financial Administration: $351,000 ($34.03)
    Libraries: $246,000 ($23.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000 ($15.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $161,000 ($15.61)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($2.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $70,000 ($6.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000,000 ($96.96)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $948,000 ($91.91)
    Sewerage: $539,000 ($52.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($3.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $111,000 ($10.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $798,000 ($77.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $242,000 ($23.46)
    General Revenue - Other: $152,000 ($14.74)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($4.65)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.19)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $861,000 ($83.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $74,000 ($7.17)
    General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($2.52)
  • Tax - Property: $2,786,000 ($270.12)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,290,000 ($125.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $512,000 ($49.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.19)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,448,000 ($2661.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,925,000 ($2513.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,523,000 ($147.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $928,000 ($89.97)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $530,000 ($51.39)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $398,000 ($38.59)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,204,000 ($504.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,055,000 ($490.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $758,000 ($73.49)

10.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Travis County, TX  4.67% ($43,875 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TX  0.90% ($59,465)
from Hays County, TX  0.39% ($50,000)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Travis County, TX  2.72% ($42,508 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.65% ($44,983)
to Hays County, TX  0.34% ($45,458)
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

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.)
Elgin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Elgin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.7mTotal length
  • $536,000Total costs
  • 172,088Total average daily traffic
  • 18,724Total average daily truck traffic
  • 207,788Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elgin, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elgin, TX
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 in Elgin, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elgin, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of reported fires - 93 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Elgin, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.1%), and Structure Fires (19.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elgin, TX
    • 22960.1%Outside Fires
    • 7419.4%Structure Fires
    • 5313.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 256.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elgin, TX
  • 54.1%Electricity
  • 44.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elgin, TX
  • 60.7%Electricity
  • 38.1%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Elgin compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Elgin on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
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  • Kenneth R. Diller (6)
  • George F. Ramsay, Iii (6)
  • Michael Eugene Sugars (5)
  • Marshall D. Tiner (4)
  • Robert B. Havekost (3)
  • Stephen B. Keen (3)
  • Robert Burke Havekost (3)
  • Dudley Primeaux, Ii (2)

Total of 78 patent applications in 2008-2022.