Demographics

People

Total Population3,023
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+1,348
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married57%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22%
Median Earnings25+$36,588
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,972
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,665

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,531
% Above Poverty Level88.3%
% Below Poverty Level11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.7%
Median Gross Rent$966
Median House Value$133,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.8%
German12%
Irish10.2%
English7.6%
Italian2.2%
Polish1.9%
Scottish1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Welsh0.8%
Czech0.7%
Belgian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Swiss0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Russian0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
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Elkins Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyWashington County
Standard Zip Codes72727
Phone Area Codes479
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.01
Approximate Longitude-94.02

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)

StationFAYETTEVILLE EXP STN
Distance11.2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp46 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip46 inches
StationHUNTSVILLE 1 SSW
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp50 to 71 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationBENTONVILLE 4 S
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Farmington6,810$74,091
Fayetteville83,736$66,539
Goshen2,061$138,750
Greenland1,806$72,574
Johnson3,665$92,807
West Fork2,581$60,000

Elkins Public Schools

Elkins Elem. Primary School
476 N Center
ZIP: 72727
Primary
Total Enrollment 236
Elkins Elementary School
349 N Center
ZIP: 72727
Primary
Total Enrollment 222
Elkins High School
349 N Center
ZIP: 72727
High
Total Enrollment 373
Elkins Middle School
349 N Center
ZIP: 72727
Middle
Total Enrollment 281
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