Just how many Elginites are there? Posted in: News City Manager Thomas Mattis plainly laid out what the rapid growth of the greater “Elgin Community” means for its population during last week’s City Council meeting.The city manager’s report on community growth tallied up all residential subdivisions within Elgin and its extra territorial jurisdiction, as tracking only building activity within city limits would not be a true reflection of the bigger picture and its impacts on the town.“I think this is a report that has value to the people, I hope it’s an opportunity for citizens to understand the numbers we’re talking about and what we anticipate for the future,”PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!