Elgin, North Dakota, in
Grant county, is 57 miles SW of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center) & 426
miles West of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The city has a population of 659.
The People & Families of Elgin
In Elgin, about 56% of adults are married. Most people in Elgin live
independently, in one-person housing.
People 65 & older make up an important part of the community in the city.
Wealth & Education
In 2000, Elgin had a median family income of $30,972.
In Elgin, 72% of the houses & apartments are occupied by the owners, not rented
out. Landlords in the city rent a large number of single bedroom units. Yes, you
can rent a place in Elgin without breaking the bank. Residential property taxes
remain low in the city.
In Elgin, 75% of commuters drive to work. Most residents would agree that
driving around Elgin is a bit easier than around other cities of its size.
"COME HOME TO LEITH"
The City of Leith will celebrate its 105th birthday the weekend of July 19th and
20th this year. Friends, family and alumni are invited to come home to Leith for
the weekend celebration.
Come home and support your hometown. Leith needs your support.
We are looking for food, crafts, possibly a rummage sale, parade entries,
displays of quilts, aprons, tablecloths, old clothes, old photos, unique old
tools and anything memorable recognizing the City of Leith.
For more information call Peggy Arndt at 701-597-3705 or Judy Roth at
Those who have photographs that have been digitized may email them to the Web
Developer for inclusion in the website. Make sure you include a description.