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People

Total Population 898
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 35.5%
Employed Population 16+ 230
Age of the Population 57

Families

% of people married 44.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,917
% Above Poverty Level 73.3%
% Below Poverty Level 26.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40%
Median Gross Rent $420
Median House Value $70,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 11.9%

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

Elkhorn City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles N of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Pike
Standard Zip Codes 41522
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.303
Longitude -82.351

Elkhorn City 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 GRUNDY
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station WISE 3 E
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station WILLIAMSON
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elkhorn City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Beaver Bottom (41522)

Big Branch (41522)

Draffin (41522)

Dunleary (41522)

Praise (41522)

Road Creek Junction (41522)

Senterville (41522)

Venters (41522)

Wolfpit (41522)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Forest Hills 385 $91,250
Jenkins 2,330 $38,507
Pikeville 7,038 $69,167
Wheelwright 937 $39,018

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

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