Elkton, Michigan

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Elkton, Michigan

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High Points

Elkton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Elkton Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Elkton Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Elkton Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Elkton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Elkton, Michigan

Comparing Elkton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 6 7
Racial Diversity 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 4 3
People Above Poverty 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 4 4
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
Housing Recently Built 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 7 7
Low Property Crime 4 4

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Elkton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NE of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles N of Detroit, Michigan
County Huron
Standard Zip Codes 48731
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.819
Longitude -83.18

Elkton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BAD AXE
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 27 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 31.8 inches
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
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Elkton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 863 100%
Male 424 49.1%
Female 439 50.9%
Under 18 238 27.6%
18+ 625 72.4%
65+ 142 16.5%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 2.9
White 842 97.6%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 14 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 2.4%

Estimated Elkton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 806
Growth -57
Growth % -6.6%

Elkton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 42.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
Polish 9.3%
French (except Basque) 8%
US/American 7%
English 4.4%
Irish 4.1%
Scottish 2.5%
French Canadian 2.1%
Russian 1.8%
Greek 1.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Maltese 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elkton 863 $37,500
Bad Axe 3,462 $42,650
Caseville 888 $36,750
Gagetown 389 $34,444
Kinde 534 $34,107
Owendale 296 $31,667
Pigeon 1,207 $44,563
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