Elgin, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 930 housing units in Elgin. This represents a 12.7% growth from 825 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 616 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 314 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Elgin is about 80.8%. Elgin's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.3%. Average household size is 2.66 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Elgin were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom3%
Two Bedrooms21.10%
Three Bedrooms70.50%
Four Bedrooms5.40%
Five Bedrooms or more0%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.77
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$76,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1981

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.10%
Home Equity Loan16.60%
Simple Mortgage57.10%
Debt Free19.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.9%