Elgin, SC Population

Population: 806. Estimated population in July 2020: 954 (+18.4% change)
Males: 390 (48.4%), Females: 416 (51.6%)

Zip code: 29045

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $49,063
Median house value: $93,300

Races in Elgin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.2%)
  • Black (8.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Other race (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (18.5%), United States (14.5%), Irish (11.3%), English (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), French (3.5%).

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elgin

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elgin town

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

2.9% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +224 (+38.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Elgin:

  • KERSHAW COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; CAMDEN, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 17 miles; BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 17 miles; COLUMBIA, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elgin:

  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 18 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 27 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 28 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elgin:

  • WOODWARD FIELD (about 19 miles; CAMDEN, SC; Abbreviation: CDN)
  • COLUMBIA OWENS DOWNTOWN (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CUB)
  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY (about 24 miles; WINNSBORO, SC; Abbreviation: FDW)
Amtrak station near Elgin:

  • 13 miles: CAMDEN (1060 W. DEKALB ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elgin:

  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 18 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 54 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
Public primary/middle schools in Elgin:

  • PONTIAC ELEMENTARY (Students: 705; Location: 500 SPEARS CREEK CHRUCH RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BOOKMAN ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 662; Location: 1245 BOOKMAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DOBY’S MILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 654; Location: 1964 FORT JACKSON ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BLANEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 625; Location: 1621 SMYRNA ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LESLIE M. STOVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 1649 SMYRNA ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Elgin:

  • BEN LIPPEN ELEM SCHOOL-NE (Students: 98; Location: 116 SPEARS CREEK CHURCH LANE; Grades: PK – 5)
  • PINE GROVE SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: P O BOX 100; Grades: UG – UG)

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