The Elgin Census Designated Place had a population of 2,707 as of July 1, 2016. Elgin ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Elgin is located at latitude 34.6658 and longitude -80.7209 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Elgin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.
The Elgin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402449) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Elgin Census Designated Place is located within Lancaster Division of Lancaster 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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Elgin: Saint Luke, Woodville.
|Population in Households||2,699|
|Population in Familes||2,258|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,074 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||688 (64.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||313 (29.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||73 ( 6.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$125,985|
|Average Home Value||$147,170|
|Median Household Income||$46,353|
|Average Household Income||$55,202|
|Per Capita Income||$20,964|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.39%|
The table below compares Elgin to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 148||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 222||44th|
|Diversity Index2||# 42||89th|
|Median Household Income||# 96||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 160||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.