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Elgin (/ˈɛlɡᵻn/ ELG-in with a hard g, unlike Elgin, Illinois) is a city in Bastrop and Travis Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 8,135 at the 2010 census. The city is a suburb of Austin, and is part of the Greater Austin metropolitan area. Elgin is also known as the Sausage Capital of Texas and the Brick Capital of the Southwest, due to the presence of three operating brickyards in the mid-20th century (two of which are open to this date).

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This warm abode of Elgin is a delightful place to visit in United States. When planning a trip to Elgin, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Austin. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Austin for its bountiful attractions like State Capitol, Austin Bats, Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum on your trip to Elgin. A holiday in Elgin can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Elgin*

  • Pollution Statistics in Elgin

    Know the pollution level of Elgin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 33.68 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 42.69 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.29 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26.52 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.64 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.97 (Low)
  • Elgin: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Elgin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Elgin.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.39 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.27 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.82 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.47 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.63 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.6 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 23.7 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.09 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.95 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.29 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.09 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Elgin - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Elgin is 191.06 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.1 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.04 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 38.39 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.24 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.96 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.14 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.8 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 145.81 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Elgin

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Elgin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.44 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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