Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina

Elgin: Human settlement in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States of America

About

Elgin is a city located in the county of Kershaw in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,311. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,585 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Elgin

Population : 1,585 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Kershaw County
Postal code : 29045
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:11:19 (3rd December 2022)
Population growth : 17.29% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Elgin is located at 34°10'16"N 80°47'39"W (34.1709800, -80.7942500).

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Demographics

The population of Elgin increased by 17.29% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 806 - census
2010 1,311 38.52% census
2011 1,350 2.89% estimation process
2012 1,359 0.66% estimation process
2013 1,393 2.44% estimation process
2014 1,432 2.72% estimation process
2015 1,481 3.31% estimation process
2016 1,547 4.27% estimation process
2017 1,572 1.59% estimation process
2018 1,578 0.38% estimation process
2019 1,585 0.44% estimation process
2020 1,585 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,993
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,191
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,310
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,191
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.8%
People over 65 (%) : 17.9%
Female persons, % : 45.5%
White only, percent : 63.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 22.0%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 61.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 724
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,336

Elgin zip code is 29045. County name: Kershaw, County fips: 45055

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,336
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $81,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $889
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $315
2015-2019 median gross rent : $549
Permits for construction, 2020 : 4
2015-2019 Households : 3,976
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.69
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 64.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.8%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 104,412
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 88,675
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,176
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,411
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,437
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 161
2019 total employment : 1,809
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 59,320
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -9.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 740
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 868
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 554
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 238
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 175
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 666
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 171
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 660
2010 population per square mile : 19.7
2010 land area in square miles : 618.57
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $320,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,804
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $599
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,125
2015-2019 Households : 8,142
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.66
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 54,422
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 704,367
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 285,187
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,734
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $64,202
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,675
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,712
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 831
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 532
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 126
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,460
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 175
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,402
2010 population per square mile : 3,801.5
2010 land area in square miles : 5.81

Schools in Elgin

College & universities near Elgin, SC

Code Name City ZIP
251312 South University-Columbia Columbia (SC) 29203

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elgin, SC

Code Name Address Type
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
CLB Columbia 850 Pulaski Street RAIL
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL
DNK Denmark 200 West Baruch Street RAIL
KTR Kingstree 101 East Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Elgin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elgin Post Office Elgin (SC) 29045

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Other cities in Kershaw County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kershaw County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Lugoff 7,434 Census-designated place in Kershaw County, South Carolina
Camden 7,288 City in South Carolina
Bethune 354 Human settlement in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Elgin distances to largest South Carolina cities