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Demographics Analysis

The people of Elgin City, Oregon give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Male:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 9 years : 48

10 to 14 years : 34

15 to 17 years : 28

18 and 19 years : 27

20 years : 20

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 35

30 to 34 years : 40

35 to 39 years : 37

40 to 44 years : 53

45 to 49 years : 50

50 to 54 years : 89

55 to 59 years : 55

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 37

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 36

70 to 74 years : 42

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 32

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 9 years : 43

10 to 14 years : 45

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 30

20 years : 9

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 41

25 to 29 years : 44

30 to 34 years : 23

35 to 39 years : 18

40 to 44 years : 74

45 to 49 years : 48

50 to 54 years : 57

55 to 59 years : 67

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 46

65 and 66 years : 32

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 62

75 to 79 years : 18

80 to 84 years : 30

85 years and over : 16


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 636

Multiple ancestry : 660

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 8

Ancestry not reported : 297


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Elgin City, Oregon)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,541

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 5

Not a U.S. citizen : 55


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Total:

Under 5 years : 135

5 to 17 years : 212

18 to 24 years : 141

25 to 34 years : 142

35 to 44 years : 182

45 to 54 years : 244

55 to 59 years : 122

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 83

65 to 74 years : 186

75 years and over : 125

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 116

5 to 17 years : 162

18 to 24 years : 76

25 to 34 years : 38

35 to 44 years : 93

45 to 54 years : 132

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 63

65 to 74 years : 69

75 years and over : 62

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 45

18 to 24 years : 65

25 to 34 years : 79

35 to 44 years : 87

45 to 54 years : 94

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 110

75 years and over : 60

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 442

Female : 466

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 311

Female : 322

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 30

Female : 30


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Born in state of residence : 859

Born in other state in the United States : 564

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 153

Now married, except separated : 331

Divorced : 117

Separated : 16

Widowed : 49

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 84

Now married, except separated : 406

Divorced : 33

Separated : 22

Widowed : 30

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 37

Divorced : 0

Separated : 15

Widowed : 3


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Speak only English : 1,416

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 50


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Elgin City, Oregon

  • United States Or American: 425   (23.5%)
  • German: 294   (16.3%)
  • Irish: 231   (12.8%)
  • English: 186   (10.3%)
  • Other Groups: 181   (10.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 77   (4.3%)
  • Dutch: 62   (3.4%)
  • Italian: 53   (2.9%)
  • Scottish: 48   (2.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 45   (2.5%)
  • Swedish: 31   (1.7%)
  • Danish: 30   (1.7%)
  • Norwegian: 27   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 16   (0.9%)
  • Portuguese: 15   (0.8%)
  • Greek: 13   (0.7%)
  • Polish: 13   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 13   (0.7%)
  • Austrian: 11   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 10   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 7   (0.4%)
  • European: 5   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Elgin City, Oregon is 1,601



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Elgin City, Oregon: 783
Female Population in Elgin City, Oregon: 818


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Elgin City, Oregon: 44.5
Median Female Resident Age in Elgin City, Oregon: 44.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Oregon is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Elgin City, Oregon


White


Both sexes

44.2

Male

43.6

Female

45.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

17.5

Male

17.5

Female

18.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

38.5

Male

44.5

Female

28.5

Asian


Both sexes

71.5

Male

71.5

Female

75.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

15.5

Male

14.5

Female

40.5

Other


Both sexes

27.8

Male

31.0

Female

27.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

40.5

Male

22.5

Female

45.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.3

Male

19.3

Female

19.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.7

Male

43.8

Female

46.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Elgin City, Oregon


  • White: 1,433
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 8
  • Asian: 79
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 81



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Elgin City, Oregon citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Elgin City, Oregon

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.78%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 19   (3.72%)
  • 9th Grade: 23   (4.5%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (2.54%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (3.52%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (1.96%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 238   (46.58%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 46   (9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 77   (15.07%)
  • Associate Degree: 23   (4.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 25   (4.89%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (2.94%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.36%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.36%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 20   (3.57%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (2.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (4.82%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (5.18%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (1.96%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 261   (46.61%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 42   (7.5%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 85   (15.18%)
  • Associate Degree: 18   (3.21%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 32   (5.71%)
  • Master's Degree: 10   (1.79%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (1.07%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Elgin City, Oregon

  • Elgin Sd 23


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 68, Elgin, OR 97827, Phone: (541) 437-1211, Students: 426 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Elgin City, Oregon

  • Stella Mayfield Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Po Box 35, Elgin, OR 97827, Phone: (541) 437-2321, Students: 285 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Elgin City, Oregon

  • Elgin High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 68, Elgin, OR 97827, Phone: (541) 437-2021, Students: 141 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Elgin City, Oregon

  • Elgin Public Library


    1699 Division St, Elgin, OR 97827

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Elgin City, Oregon


  • Blaney-elgin Museuem & Historical Society


    1810 Miles Mill Pond Rd, Elgin, SC 29045

  • Elgin Area Historical Society


    360 Park St, Elgin, IL 60120
    http://www.cityofelgin.org

  • Elgin Area Historical Society Museum


    360 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120

  • Elgin Depot Museum


    14 Depot St, Elgin, TX 78621

  • Elgin Economic Development And Growth Endeavor


    , Elgin, OR 97827

  • Elgin Fire Barn No 5 Museum


    533 St Charles St, Elgin, IL 60120

  • Elgin Historical Society


    231 Center Street, Elgin, IA 52141

  • Elgin Historical Society


    51100 836 Rd, Elgin, NE 68636

  • Elgin Museum


    104 N 8th St, Elgin, OR 97827

  • Elgin Museum And Historical Society


    Po Box 754, Elgin, OR 97827

  • Elgin Public Museum Incorporated


    225 Grand Blvd, Elgin, IL 60120
    http://www.elginpublicmuseum.org

  • Elgin Sports Hall Of Fame Foundation Inc


    Po Box 1133, Elgin, IL 60123

  • Historic Railroad Equipment Association


    1325 Spaulding Road, Elgin, IL 60120

  • Lake Forest Live Steamers Railway Museum Incorporated


    520 Oakhill Road, Elgin, IL 60120

  • Sixties Museum Inc


    708 Wing St, Elgin, IL 60123

  • Stickling Foundation


    100 E Chicago St Ste 305, Elgin, IL 60120

  • The Elgin Historical Association Inc


    Po Box1234, Elgin, TX 78621

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Elgin City, Oregon affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Elgin City, Oregon.

Area Features of Elgin City, Oregon


Basin


(1) Big Sink  

Building


(1) Cricket Flat Grange Hall   (2) Timothy Guard Station  

Cemetery


(1) Galloway Cemetery   (2) Highland Cemetery   (3) Mount Pleasant Cemetery   (4) Pine Grove Cemetery  

Church


(1) Pine Grove Church  

Civil


(1) Elgin Division   (2) Flora Division  

Cliff


(1) Boly Bluff   (2) Dutch Point   (3) Ednas Point   (4) Rockwall  

Dam


(1) Jubilee Meadows Dam   (2) Pyles Canyon Dam Number Two  

Falls


(1) Lookingglass Falls  

Flat


(1) Andies Prairie   (2) Brock Meadows   (3) Brown Meadows   (4) Cricket Flat   (5) Deerings Meadow   (6) Downards Meadow   (7) Elk Flat   (8) Eustis Meadow   (9) Fry Meadow   (10) Galloway Meadows   (11) Grove Meadow   (12) Horseshoe Prairie   (13) Howard Meadow   (14) Jarboe Meadow   (15) Kettleson Meadow   (16) Newman Meadows   (17) Parkers Flat   (18) Swikert Meadow  

Gap


(1) Minam Summit  

Lake


(1) Roulet Pond  

Locale


(1) Bear Canyon Campground   (2) Camp Five   (3) Elgin Sewer Treatment Plant   (4) Elk Flats Recreation Site Historical   (5) Fry Meadow Guard Station   (6) Gulling   (7) Jaussaud Corral   (8) Jubilee Lake Campground Boat Ramp   (9) Jubilee Lake Recreation Site   (10) Kimmell Historical   (11) Palmer Junction   (12) Pearson Cabin   (13) Rondowa   (14) Scotts Spur Historical   (15) Spout Springs Ski Area   (16) Sweikert Ranch   (17) Timothy Spring Campground   (18) Umatilla Brakes Viewpoint   (19) Vincent Historical   (20) Wenaha Forks Historical   (21) Woodland Recreation Site   (22) Woodland Sno-park  

Park


(1) Grande Ronde Scenic Area   (2) Minam State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Cabin Creek Historical   (2) Elk Flat Historical   (3) Looking Glass Historical  

Post Office


(1) Elk Flat Post Office Historical   (2) Palmer Junction Post Office Historical   (3) Rondowa Post Office Historical   (4) Vincent Post Office Historical  

Rapids


(1) Andys Rapids  

Reservoir


(1) Jubilee Lake   (2) Waller Reservoir 2   (3) Waller Reservoir 3   (4) Waller Reservoir 4   (5) Waller Reservoir 5   (6) Waller Reservoir 6   (7) Waller Reservoir Number One  

Ridge


(1) Andies Ridge   (2) Grizzly Bear Ridge   (3) High Ridge   (4) Mill Ridge   (5) Ninemile Ridge   (6) Pedro Ridge   (7) Sopher Ridge  

School


(1) Palmer Junction School Historical  

Spring


(1) Alder Spring   (2) Alpine Spring   (3) Bearwallow Spring   (4) Darrs Spring   (5) Deer Spring   (6) Eagle Spring   (7) Ferguson Spring   (8) Ford Spring   (9) Galloway Spring   (10) Gant Spring   (11) Indian Spring   (12) Jacks Spring   (13) Lady Spring   (14) Lookout Mountain Spring   (15) Luger Spring   (16) Mccue Spring   (17) No Name Spring   (18) Odessa Spring   (19) Parsons Spring   (20) Peerless Spring   (21) Picnic Spring   (22) Pinical Spring   (23) Shamrock Spring   (24) Sheep Spring   (25) Sheepherder Spring   (26) Spout Spring   (27) Squaw Spring   (28) Timothy Spring   (29) Tin Can Spring   (30) Waight Spring   (31) Will Rogers Spring  

Stream


(1) Alder Creek   (2) Beaver Creek   (3) Buck Creek   (4) Buzzard Creek   (5) Cabin Creek   (6) Clear Creek   (7) Eagle Creek   (8) East Branch Gordon Creek   (9) Elk Creek   (10) Fisher Creek   (11) Fry Meadow Creek   (12) Howard Creek   (13) Jarboe Creek   (14) Jaussaud Creek   (15) Johnson Creek   (16) Little Lookingglass Creek   (17) Lookingglass Creek   (18) Lost Creek   (19) Meadow Creek   (20) Medicine Creek   (21) Moses Creek   (22) Mottet Creek   (23) North Fork Cabin Creek   (24) North Fork Wenaha River   (25) Partridge Creek   (26) Pine Creek   (27) Proctor Creek   (28) Sheep Creek   (29) Slick Ear Creek   (30) South Fork Cabin Creek   (31) South Fork Wenaha River   (32) Summer Creek   (33) Swamp Creek   (34) Trapper Creek   (35) Wallowa River   (36) Wise Creek   (37) Woodward Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Howard Butte   (3) Jones Butte   (4) Lookout Mountain   (5) Minam Hill   (6) Owenby Hill   (7) Powder House Hill  

Tower


(1) Lookout Tower   (2) Spout Springs Lookout Tower  

Valley


(1) Cougar Canyon   (2) Darr Canyon   (3) Duncan Canyon   (4) Indian Valley   (5) Moon Canyon   (6) Plass Canyon   (7) Rysdam Canyon   (8) Steele Mill Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Elgin City, Oregon

97827 (pop. 2,408)


Cities Nearby Elgin City, Oregon

Summerville Town, OR  (pop. 198) 6.6 Miles
Imbler City, OR  (pop. 314) 7.5 Miles
Elgin Ccd, OR  (pop. 3,179) 7.5 Miles
Cove Ccd, OR  (pop. 1,998) 13.1 Miles
Island City City, OR  (pop. 992) 16.8 Miles
La Grande Ccd, OR  (pop. 16,554) 17.6 Miles
Wallowa Ccd, OR  (pop. 1,855) 18.0 Miles
La Grande City, OR  (pop. 12,619) 18.5 Miles
Wallowa City, OR  (pop. 838) 18.8 Miles
Cove City, OR  (pop. 480) 19.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Elgin City, Oregon

541



Elevation in Elgin City, Oregon is 2,667.0 ft. (813.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Elgin City, Oregon

Lat: 45.565451 N        Long: -117.921233 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Elgin City, Oregon need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Oregon

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.73 4.79 3.16 4.77 0.00 4.18
  Total Electric Industry 4.73 4.79 3.16 4.77 0.00 4.18
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.81 4.85 3.15 5.30 0.00 4.25
  Total Electric Industry 4.81 4.85 3.15 5.30 0.00 4.25
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.93 4.88 3.22 4.98 0.00 4.31
  Total Electric Industry 4.93 4.88 3.22 4.98 0.00 4.31
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.02 4.93 3.33 5.33 0.00 4.43
  Total Electric Industry 5.02 4.93 3.33 5.33 0.00 4.43
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.33 4.97 3.47 5.27 0.00 4.60
  Total Electric Industry 5.33 4.97 3.47 5.27 0.00 4.60
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.49 5.06 3.47 5.49 0.00 4.67
  Total Electric Industry 5.49 5.06 3.47 5.49 0.00 4.67
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.69 5.15 3.41 5.74 0.00 4.77
  Total Electric Industry 5.69 5.15 3.41 5.74 0.00 4.77
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.56 4.97 3.23 6.44 0.00 4.61
  Total Electric Industry 5.56 4.97 3.23 6.44 0.00 4.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.82 5.00 3.50 6.67 0.00 4.90
  Total Electric Industry 5.82 5.00 3.50 6.67 0.00 4.90
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 1.76 0.00 0.00 1.76
  Full-Service Providers 5.75 4.94 3.55 6.68 0.00 4.87
  Total Electric Industry 5.75 4.94 3.48 6.68 0.00 4.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.88 5.06 3.56 7.10 0.00 4.89
  Total Electric Industry 5.88 5.06 3.56 7.10 0.00 4.89
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 5.45 4.21 7.33 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 5.45 4.21 7.33 0.00 5.44
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.72 9.44 0.00 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.72 9.44 0.00 6.32
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.06 6.38 4.63 0.00 6.68 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.06 6.38 4.63 0.00 6.68 6.18
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.10 0.86 0.00 0.00 1.05
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.43 4.42 0.00 0.00 4.43
  Full-Service Providers 7.18 6.49 4.41 0.00 6.50 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.18 6.45 4.43 0.00 6.50 6.21
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.31 0.76 0.00 0.00 0.90
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.64 6.16 0.00 0.00 6.02
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.49 4.63 0.00 6.36 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.51 4.83 0.00 6.36 6.34
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.82 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.69
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.88 7.61 0.00 0.00 7.26
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 6.73 4.70 0.00 6.40 6.50
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 6.77 4.85 0.00 6.40 6.53

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Elgin City, Oregon

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 26   (4.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 41   (6.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 44   (7.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 117   (19.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 63   (10.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 63   (10.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 44   (7.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 40   (6.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 19   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 16   (2.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 57   (9.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 57   (9.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 475

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 63

In 3-person carpool : 3

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 13

Other means : 12

Worked at home : 16


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Less than 5 minutes : 93

5 to 9 minutes : 99

10 to 14 minutes : 55

15 to 19 minutes : 8

20 to 24 minutes : 65

25 to 29 minutes : 53

30 to 34 minutes : 121

35 to 39 minutes : 17

40 to 44 minutes : 5

45 to 59 minutes : 5

60 to 89 minutes : 21

90 or more minutes : 24


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Elgin City, Oregon)

With Social Security income : 310

No Social Security income : 310


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Elgin City, Oregon)

With retirement income : 159

No retirement income : 461


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Less than $10,000 : 21

$10,000 to $14,999 : 26

$15,000 to $19,999 : 45

$20,000 to $24,999 : 18

$25,000 to $29,999 : 57

$30,000 to $34,999 : 49

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 18

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 39

$60,000 to $74,999 : 41

$75,000 to $99,999 : 57

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $38,065


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Elgin City, Oregon

  • NEW (1030 AM; 1.0 kW; Cove, OR; Owner: Jeff Huffman D/b/a Huffman Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (1030 AM; 5.0 kW; La Grande, OR; Owner: Jeff Huffman D/b/a Huffman Broadcasting Company)
  • KWVR (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Lostine, OR; Owner: Wallowa Valley Radio Broadcasting Corp.)
  • KLBM (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Cove, OR; Owner: Pacific Empire Radio Corp)
  • NEW (760 AM; 1.0 kW; La Grande, OR; Owner: Jeff Huffman D/b/a Huffman Broadcasting Company)

FM Radio Stations Near Elgin City, Oregon

  • KHSS (100.7 FM; Milton Freewater, OR; Owner: Two Hearts Communications, Llc)
  • KUJJ (101.9 FM; Weston, OR; Owner: Alexandra Communications, Inc.)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; Weston, OR; Owner: Ksrv, Inc.)
  • KRJT (105.9 FM; Imbler, OR; Owner: Pacific Empire Radio Corp)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; Weston, OR; Owner: Lifetalk Radio, Inc.)
  • KETP (88.7 FM; Lostine, OR; Owner: Oregon Public Broadcasting)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; Milton Freewater, OR; Owner: Washington State University)
  • KTVR-FM (90.3 FM; Cove, OR; Owner: Oregon Public Broadcasting)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Cove, OR; Owner: Walla Walla University)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Lostine, OR; Owner: Wallowa Valley Music Alliance)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; Milton Freewater, OR; Owner: Walla Walla College)
  • KEOL (91.7 FM; La Grande, OR; Owner: Oregon St Bd Of Higher Ed For Eastern Oregon University)
  • KZHR (92.5 FM; Milton Freewater, OR; Owner: Ccr-tri Cities Iv, Llc)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; Milton Freewater, OR; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; Milton Freewater, OR; Owner: New Northwest Broadcasters, Llc)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; Milton Freewater, OR; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Tri-cities License, Llc)
  • KZTB (97.9 FM; Weston, OR; Owner: Bustos Media Of Eastern Washington License, Llc)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; Imbler, OR; Owner: Pacific Empire Radio Corp)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Elgin City, Oregon

  • KFFX-TV (Channel 11; Elgin, OR; Owner: Mountain Licenses, L.p.)
  • KTVR (Channel 13; Cove, OR; Owner: Oregon Public Broadcasting)
  • 951207KH (Channel 16; Cove, OR; Owner: Communication Properties, Inc.)
  • KUNP (Channel 16; Cove, OR; Owner: Fisher Radio Regional Group)
  • KCWK (Channel 9; Milton Freewater, OR; Owner: Kcwk License, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Elgin City, Oregon

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 25  (7.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 31  (9.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 26  (8.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (2.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 80  (24.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 64  (21.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 90  (30.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 103  (34.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 164 Farms In Elgin City, Oregon


(updated 2008)



Banks In Elgin City, Oregon

U.s. Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $384.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $341.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 126

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Elgin City, Oregon

  • La Grande/Union County


    (about 19.5 miles in Cove, Oregon; Airport Code: LGD)

  • Enterprise Municipal


    (about 33.2 miles in Lostine, Oregon; Airport Code: UXV)

  • Walla Walla Regional


    (about 40.7 miles in Walla Walla, Washington; Airport Code: ALW)

  • Pendleton Municipal


    (about 45.1 miles in Cayuse, Oregon; Airport Code: PDT)

  • Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton


    (about 45.3 miles in Cayuse, Oregon; Airport Code: PDT)

  • Baker City Municipal


    (about 50.5 miles in Baker City, Oregon; Airport Code: BKE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Elgin City, Oregon

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

72.03%

Carpooled

18.33%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.16%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

5.63%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

3.86%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Elgin City, Oregon, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 372

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 28

Female householder, no husband present : 58

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 145

Householder not living alone : 17


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 3

Male householder and female partner : 16

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 25

All other households : 576


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 286

Renter-occupied housing units : 86

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 26

Renter-occupied housing units : 32

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 74

Renter-occupied housing units : 88


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Less than $10,000 : 60

$10,000 to $14,999 : 61

$15,000 to $19,999 : 49

$20,000 to $24,999 : 74

$25,000 to $29,999 : 67

$30,000 to $34,999 : 52

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 5

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 58

$60,000 to $74,999 : 48

$75,000 to $99,999 : 59

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Total : 677


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Occupied : 620

Vacant : 57


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 24

Built 1990 to 1999 : 68

Built 1980 to 1989 : 59

Built 1970 to 1979 : 246

Built 1960 to 1969 : 18

Built 1950 to 1959 : 37

Built 1940 to 1949 : 82

Built 1939 or earlier : 143


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Utility gas : 335

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 16

Electricity : 138

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 5

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 126

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $69,999 : 22

$70,000 to $79,999 : 30

$80,000 to $89,999 : 62

$90,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 55

$125,000 to $149,999 : 32

$150,000 to $174,999 : 48

$175,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 to $249,999 : 3

$250,000 to $299,999 : 8

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 13

Home equity loan only : 25

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 193

Housing units without a mortgage : 180


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Elgin City, Oregon)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $153,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $100,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $86,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $587,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $97,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $98,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Elgin City, Oregon: 67.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Oregon: 63.4%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Elgin City, OR): $31,449
Median Household Income In 2000 (Oregon): $40,916


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Elgin City): $67,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Oregon): $145,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Elgin City): $420
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Oregon): $620


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Elgin City, Oregon

Utility Gas: 58.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.4%
Electricity: 21.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 15.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Elgin City, Oregon are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Elgin City, Oregon

Grande Ronde Hospital Hc


     Address: 801 Sunset Drive, La Grande, Oregon 97850
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/9/1977

Wallowa Memorial Hospital Hha


     Address: 601 Medical Parkway, Enterprise, Oregon 97828
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/13/1985

St Mary Medical Center Hh


     Address: 380 Chase, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 1/28/1975

Adventist Health/home Care Svs


     Address: 17 North 2nd Avenue, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/27/1985

St Anthony Home Care Services


     Address: 1601 Se Court Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/15/1973

Hospitals Close To Elgin City, Oregon

Grande Ronde Hospital


     Address: 900 Sunset Drive, La Grande, Oregon 97850
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Wallowa Memorial Hospital


     Address: 601 Medical Parkway, Enterprise, Oregon 97828
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Mary Medical Center


     Address: 401 W Poplar St, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Walla Walla General Hospital


     Address: 1025 S Second Ave, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Elizabeth Health Services Inc


     Address: 3325 Pocahontas Road, Baker City, Oregon 97814
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Elgin City, Oregon

Evergreen Vista Health Center


     Address: 103 Adams Avenue, La Grande, Oregon 97850
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 53%

Evergreen Health & Rehab Center


     Address: 91 Aries Lane, La Grande, Oregon 97850
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 24
     Percent Occupied: 32%

Evergreen Milton Freewater


     Address: 120 Elzora Street, Milton Freewater, Oregon 97862
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 29%

Regency At The Park


     Address: 420 Southeast Myra Road, College Place, Washington 99324
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 81
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Park Manor Rehabilitation Ctr


     Address: 1710 Plaza Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 89%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Elgin City, Oregon

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 82 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Elgin City, Oregon

    Retired Workers: 425
    Disabled Workers: 85
    Widowers Workers: 55
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 40


(updated 2007)



Union County, Oregon Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 32.75%
  • Bush & Cheney 65.68%
  • Other 1.57%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Elgin City, Oregon citizens.

Relocation to Union County, OR

7.16 % of Union County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,959

Oregon Average 8.89 %

0.15 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $7,692

Oregon Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Union County, OR (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Baker County , OR 0.52 % ($28,022 AGI )
  • Umatilla County , OR 0.50 % ($26,114 AGI )
  • Multnomah County , OR 0.33 % ($28,897 AGI )

Relocation away from Union County, OR

8.20 % of Union County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,107

Oregon Average 7.91 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Union County, OR (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Umatilla County , OR 0.66 % ($31,475 AGI )
  • Ada County , ID 0.45 % ($23,100 AGI )
  • Baker County , OR 0.45 % ($25,975 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Oregon

Low Bracket: $2,900 (5.00%)
High Bracket: $7,300 (9.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Oregon

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Elgin City, Oregon is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Elgin City, Oregon directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Elgin City, Oregon

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape n/a 0 n/a 0 1 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 n/a 0 60 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery n/a 1 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 59 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault n/a 1 n/a 0 0 2 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 59 n/a 0 0 120 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary n/a 25 n/a 10 10 9 n/a 5 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 1,469 n/a 601 604 539 n/a 303 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a 35 n/a 36 16 19 n/a 38 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 2,056 n/a 2,165 967 1,138 n/a 2,302 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a 4 n/a 5 2 3 n/a 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 235 n/a 301 121 180 n/a 61 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson n/a 0 n/a 0 1 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 n/a 0 60 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 16 n/a 13 7 8 n/a 11 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 8 n/a 6 4 4 n/a 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Oregon

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,259 17,160 18,873 14,487 16,295 21,562 17,650 24,660 18,930 27,073


(updated 2014)



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