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People

Total Population 2,832
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,250
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 56.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $30,285
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,688
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,028

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,000
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.9%
Median Gross Rent $833
Median House Value $121,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elkins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SE of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Washington
Metro Area Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers
Standard Zip Codes 72727
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.001
Longitude -94.008

Elkins Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FAYETTEVILLE EXP STN
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station HUNTSVILLE 1 SSW
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station BENTONVILLE 4 S
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Farmington 6,336 $54,324
Fayetteville 79,037 $68,808
Goshen 1,525 $134,063
Greenland 1,496 $65,368
Johnson 3,552 $71,830
West Fork 2,454 $48,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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ELKINS HIGH SCHOOL
349 N. CENTER
479-643-3381
Serves 276 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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