Elgin SnackAbility

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

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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
8,756
Unemployment
10.3%
Poverty
24.7%
Median Home
$108,300
Median Income
$42,869
Median Rent
$962

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Map Of Elgin, TX

Population over time in Elgin

Year Population % Change
2016 8,756 6.1%
2015 8,249 0.3%
2014 8,224 4.3%
2013 7,882 -0.3%
2012 7,903 -1.5%
2011 8,023 -1.3%
2010 8,132 -

Race / Ethnicity in Elgin

White
36.3% (3,175)
African American
21.2% (1,852)
American Indian
0.1% (5)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.9% (80)
Two Or More
0.3% (29)
Hispanic
41.3% (3,615)
Race Elgin TX USA
White 36.3% 43.4% 60.6%
African American 21.2% 11.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 4.3% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.9% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 41.3% 38.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Elgin, Texas

Less than $10,000
9.0% (788)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (709)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.6% (928)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.6% (1,365)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (1,006)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.6% (1,365)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (1,006)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.6% (1,103)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (271)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (201)
Income Elgin TX USA
Less than $10,000 9.0% 6.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.6% 10.3% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.6% 10.1% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 13.5% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.6% 17.8% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 11.9% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.6% 13.4% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 5.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 5.7% 5.7%

Gender in Elgin

Female
51.9% (4,547)
Male
48.1% (4,208)
Gender Elgin TX USA
Female 51.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elgin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
15.3% (1,336)
9-12th Grade
10.1% (885)
High School / GED
28.7% (2,510)
Some College
26.7% (2,340)
Associate's Degree
5.1% (446)
Bachelor's Degree
9.4% (822)
Master's Degree
2.8% (243)
Professional Degree
0.6% (52)
Doctorate Degree
1.4% (119)
Education Elgin TX USA
< 9th Grade 15.3% 8.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 10.1% 8.8% 7.4%
High School / GED 28.7% 25.1% 27.5%
Some College 26.7% 22.4% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.1% 6.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 9.4% 18.5% 18.8%
Master's Degree 2.8% 7.0% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.6% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.4% 1.1% 1.3%

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