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People

Total Population 4,198
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,629
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 53.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $17,771
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,128
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,266

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,946
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $673
Median House Value $116,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 6.4%

Elkin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles W of Winston-Salem, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Surry
Standard Zip Codes 28621
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.244
Longitude -80.848

Elkin 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 NORTH WILKESBORO
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 50.6 inches
Station YADKINVILLE 6 E
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station MOUNT AIRY 2 W
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boonville 1,547 $41,250
Dobson 1,550 $38,239
Jonesville 2,405 $36,250
North Wilkesboro 4,262 $29,375
Ronda 418 $33,750

Elkin Public Libraries

Library
Northwestern Regional Library
111 N. FRONT STREET
Elkin, North Carolina
(336) 835-4894
Library Web Site

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Elkin Hospitals

HUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
180 PARKWOOD DR
(336) 527-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Elkin High Schools

ELKIN HIGH
334 ELK SPUR ST
336-835-3858
Serves 550 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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