Elgin, Pennsylvania

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Elgin is a borough in Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 236 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Erie Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Elgin is located at 41°54′7″N 79°44′41″W / 41.90194°N 79.74472°W / 41.90194; -79.74472 (41.902058, -79.744851)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 236 people, 84 households, and 69 families residing in the borough. The population density was 150.9 people per square mile (58.4/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 56.3/sq mi (21.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.58% White, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 84 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.7% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the borough the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $24,583 versus $17,361 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,611. About 9.6% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.3% of those sixty five or over.


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