Living in Elgin, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Elgin SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
6

Elgin, TX Crime Report

106
Total Crimes
1,068.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-58.39%
Below National Average

Elgin, TX Cost Of Living

87
Elgin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Elgin, Texas Info Snack

Elgin (/ln/ EL-ghin) is a city in Bastrop and Travis Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 8,135 at the 2010 census. The city is a suburb of Austin, and is part of the Greater Austin metropolitan area. Elgin is also known as the Sausage Capital of Texas and the Brick Capital of the Southwest, due to the presence of three operating brickyards in the mid-20th century (two of which are open to this date).
Population
9,616
Unemployment
10.0%
Poverty
14.2%
Median Home
$135,100
Median Income
$46,819
Median Rent
$868

Elgin, TX Photos

Rankings for Elgin in Texas

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Map Of Elgin, TX

Population over time in Elgin

Year Population % Change
2017 9,616 6.6%
2016 9,024 3.1%
2015 8,756 6.1%
2014 8,249 0.3%
2013 8,224 4.3%
2012 7,882 -0.3%
2011 7,903 -1.5%
2010 8,023 -1.3%
2009 8,132 -
Crime/100k Elgin TX USA
Violent Crime 121.0 410.9 368.9
Murder 10.1 4.6 5.0
Robbery 20.2 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 90.7 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 947.8 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 181.5 410.8 376.0
Larceny 726.0 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 40.3 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Elgin

White
32.8% (3,152)
African American
22.4% (2,152)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (23)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.6% (56)
Two Or More
0.3% (28)
Hispanic
43.7% (4,205)
Race Elgin TX USA
White 32.8% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 22.4% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 43.7% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Elgin, Texas

Less than $10,000
8.8% (84,265)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (42,653)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.6% (82,531)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.8% (152,233)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (132,120)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (192,458)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (104,031)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.3% (128,305)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (30,862)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (12,137)
Income Elgin TX USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.6% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.8% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.3% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Elgin

Female
51.3% (4,934)
Male
48.7% (4,682)
Gender Elgin TX USA
Female 51.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elgin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
14.0% (1,346)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (1,057)
High School / GED
32.0% (3,077)
Some College
25.0% (2,404)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (480)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (865)
Master's Degree
3.0% (288)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (96)
Education Elgin TX USA
< 9th Grade 14.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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