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Encyclopedia > Elgin, Kansas

Elgin is a city located in Chautauqua County, Kansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 82.


Elgin is located at 37°0'6" North, 96°16'51" West (37.001608, -96.280703)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 km˛ (0.2 mi˛). 0.5 km˛ (0.2 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 82 people, 44 households, and 22 families residing in the city. The population density is 166.6/km˛ (441.8/mi˛). There are 54 housing units at an average density of 109.7/km˛ (290.9/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 91.46% White, 0.00% African American, 8.54% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 44 households out of which 18.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.4% are married couples living together, 6.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% are non-families. 50.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 29.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.86 and the average family size is 2.59.

In the city the population is spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 17.1% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 30.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 52 years. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 73.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $14,500, and the median income for a family is $21,563. Males have a median income of $21,250 versus $14,583 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,993. 17.9% of the population and 21.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.0% of those under the age of 18 and 20.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=37.001608&longitude=-96.280703&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=37.001608&lon=-96.280703&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-96.280703&lat=37.001608&w=750&h=500)

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The 11th Earl of Elgin and 15th Earl of Kincardine, Lord Bruce of Kinloss, Lord Bruce of Torry, Baron Elgin, of Elgin (Sir Andrew Douglas Alexander Thomas Bruce, KT, was born 17 Feb 1924, resides at Broomhall, Dunfermline, Fife.
Elgin, Scotland, whatever the source of its name, was not the immediate origin for the name of Elgin, Illinois, which was inspired by a hymn tune.
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