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Elgin is a city in Comanche County, in the Lawton metro area.
The community was named for Elgin, IL
The latitude of Elgin is 34.780N. The longitude is -98.291W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,293 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,217.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elgin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Comanche County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lawton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 73538 ZIP code.
17% of Elgin residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elgin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elgin was $14,264, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Elgin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elgin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $635.
Comanche County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elgin political report.
The average commute time for Elgin workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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