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People

Total Population 120
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 28.3%
Employed Population 16+ 42
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 46.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,625
% Above Poverty Level 78.3%
% Below Poverty Level 21.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 57.1%
Median Gross Rent $450
Median House Value $72,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 16.7%

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

Elk Garden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 85 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Mineral
Metro Area Cumberland
Standard Zip Codes 26717
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.394
Longitude -79.154

Elk Garden 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 SAVAGE RIVER DAM
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station ROMNEY 1 SW
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station MOOREFIELD 1 SSE
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bayard 403 $36,875
Keyser 5,320 $30,985
Moorefield 2,814 $39,050
Piedmont 839 $43,542
Romney 2,221 $29,531
Terra Alta 1,591 $44,150

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

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