Elgin, North Dakota

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Elgin is a city in Grant County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 659 at the 2000 census. Elgin was founded in 1910.

Geography

Elgin is located at 46°24′13″N 101°50′41″W / 46.40361°N 101.84472°W / 46.40361; -101.84472 (46.403603, -101.844706)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 659 people, 316 households, and 170 families residing in the city. The population density was 814.5 people per square mile (314.1/km²). There were 379 housing units at an average density of 468.5/sq mi (180.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.12% White, 1.06% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.76% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 316 households out of which 18.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.9% were non-families. 44.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the city the population was spread out with 17.0% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 16.4% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 38.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,391, and the median income for a family was $30,972. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,080. About 8.8% of families and 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under age 18 and 19.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

Carson | Elgin | Leith | New Leipzig

Elm | Fisher | Freda | Howe | Lark | Leipzig | Minnie | Pretty Rock | Raleigh | Rock | Winona

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