OR

National Population : 333,590,059
Oregon State Population : 4,027,118

About Elgin, OR

Elgin, OR is located in Union County in the state of Oregon.

The total City Population for Elgin is about 1,797 with about 702 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,628.

The Average Home Value is $147,900.00, which is roughly 40% lower than the Average Home Value of $247,189.00 for the state of Oregon, and roughly 22% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $42,107.00, which is roughly 21% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $53,414.00 for the state of Oregon, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Elgin is about 7.8%.

Oregon is ranked #1 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.68 out of 100.

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Voting

Union County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 58.69% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 68.91%
Democratic: 28.47%
Libertarian: 1.61%
Other: 0.7%
Green: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Summerville, OR (8.11 mi.)
Imbler, OR (8.93 mi.)
Wallowa, OR (17.74 mi.)
Cove, OR (17.98 mi.)
La Grande, OR (20.10 mi.)
Island City, OR (20.10 mi.)
Lostine, OR (22.99 mi.)
Union, OR (27.76 mi.)
Weston, OR (29.83 mi.)
Enterprise, OR (32.46 mi.)
Athena, OR (32.55 mi.)
Milton Frwtr, OR (33.52 mi.)
Adams, OR (34.37 mi.)
Joseph, OR (36.18 mi.)
North Powder, OR (38.45 mi.)
Cayuse, OR (43.77 mi.)
Pendleton, OR (43.77 mi.)
Pilot Rock, OR (46.01 mi.)
Haines, OR (46.82 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 97827
Latitude : 45.647214
Longitude : -117.915562
TimeZone : Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 3567 ft.
Area Code(s) : 541

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.36
Male Population Estimate : 51.29%
Female Population Estimate : 48.71%
Median Age : 47.6
Male Median Age : 47.1
Female Median Age : 48.0

White Population Estimate : 97.26%
Black Population Estimate : 0.15%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.85%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.49%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.61%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.98%
Other Population Estimate : 1.10%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Elgin specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Union County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Union County: About 137 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Union County is about 52% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.