Retail Trade Study Summary

Elgin Retail Trade Areas Primary Secondary Tertiary
Population 8,949 24,806 68,443
Households 2,879 8,094 22,363
Median Household Income $53,402 $55,091 $56,257

Retail Trade Study Summary 

As a participant in the exceptionally strong growth experienced by the Capital Area of Texas since 2000, the City of Elgin has posted population growth of approximately 3.3 percent compounded annually from 2000-2010 (a rate that stood as an acceleration over the previous decade). New community assets including the opening of Austin Community College’s Elgin campus are providing anchors for future growth and activity in and around the City of Elgin. The purpose of this study is to identify and describe existing opportunities for commercial growth with a focus on retail trade.

retail trade areas

Primary Retail Market Analysis Demand Supply Leakage/Surplus
General Merchandise Stores $17,100,267 $24,341,532 -$7,241,265
Gasoline Stations $6,167,100 $9,452,265 -$3,285,165
Food & Beverage Stores $15,756,419 $70,432,317 -$54,675,898
Health & Personal Care Stores $4,587,454 $14,766,402 -$10,178,948
Food Services & Drinking Places $9,371,789 $16,791,174 -$7,419,385
Clothing & Accessories Stores $3,790,931 $1,463,614 $2,327,317
Electronics & Appliance Stores $4,187,445 $3,645,972 $541,473
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book & Music Stores $2,538,115 $393,645 $2,144,470
Furniture & Home STores $2,493,751 $0 $2,493,751
Miscellaneous Store Retailers $3,768,145 $3,150,255 $617,890
Building Materials, Garden Equip. & Supply Stores $3,913,642 $5,578,676 -$1,665,034
Non-store Retailers $1,699,903 $0 $1,699,903
Motor Vehicles & Parts Dealers $20,385,262 $25,571,185 -$5,185,923

Economic Development

  1. Owen Rock
    Owen Rock
    Director
    512-229-3226
    Email

    310 N Main Street
    P.O. Box 591
    Elgin, TX 78621

    Phone: 512-281-5724
    Fax: 512-281-3016 

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