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Elgin, Ohio
Village
Grain elevator
Grain elevator
Location of Elgin, Ohio
Location of Elgin, Ohio
Location of Elgin in Van Wert County
Location of Elgin in Van Wert County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Van Wert
Township York
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
814 ft (248 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 57
 • Estimate 
(2019)
56
 • Density 250.00/sq mi (96.57/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45838
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-24794
GNIS feature ID 1040112

Elgin is a village in Van Wert County, Ohio, United States. The population was 57 at the 2010 census. It is included within the Van Wert, Ohio Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Elgin is located at 40°44′26″N 84°28′34″W / 40.74056°N 84.47611°W / 40.74056; -84.47611 (40.740456, -84.476022).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 208
1910 129 −38.0%
1920 115 −10.9%
1930 112 −2.6%
1940 116 3.6%
1950 126 8.6%
1960 80 −36.5%
1970 89 11.3%
1980 96 7.9%
1990 71 −26.0%
2000 50 −29.6%
2010 57 14.0%
2019 (est.) 56 −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 57 people, 22 households, and 17 families living in the village. The population density was 247.8 inhabitants per square mile (95.7/km2). There were 22 housing units at an average density of 95.7 per square mile (36.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.2% White and 1.8% from two or more races.

There were 22 households, of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.7% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 37.3 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 14% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 35% were from 45 to 64; and 7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 56.1% male and 43.9% female.

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