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Elgin, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Elgin had a population of 57 as of July 1, 2017. Elgin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elgin is located at latitude 40.7426 and longitude -84.476 in Van Wert County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elgin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Van Wert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The Village of Elgin (GNIS ID: 2398798) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Elgin is located within Township of York, a minor civil division (MCD) of Van Wert County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elgin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elgin: Yorktown.

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Elgin, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 57
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 26
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 57
Population in Familes 47
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 254
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $75,558
Per Capita Income $28,705


Total Housing Units 22 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $92,857
Average Home Value $122,500


Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.83% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.95%
Per Capita Income   3.94%

Elgin, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elgin to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1209 0th
Population Density # 1158 5th
Diversity Index # 1183 3rd
Median Household Income # 679 44th
Per Capita Income # 332 73rd

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