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Demographics

People

Total Population456
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+188
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,275
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,250
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation6.4%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$725
Median House Value$76,000

Ancestry

Irish15.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.7%
English7.7%
Italian4.8%
German4.6%
Dutch2.6%
Scottish0.9%
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Elk Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Avery County
Standard Zip Codes28622
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.15
Approximate Longitude-81.98

Elk Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBANNER ELK
Distance5.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp57 to 77 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationGRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp36 to 51 F
Jul Temp57 to 69 F
Oct Temp40 to 54 F
Annual Precip62.7 inches
StationBOONE 1 SE
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 76 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bakersville616$33,375
Banner Elk1,256$88,393
Beech Mountain519$76,667
Crossnore243$54,167
Newland874$53,125
Seven Devils279$93,750

Elk Park Public Schools

Cranberry Middle
6230 North Highway 19e
ZIP: 28622
(828) 733-2932
Middle
Total Enrollment 216
Freedom Trail Elementary
6110 North Us Hwy 19e
ZIP: 28622
(828) 733-4744
Primary
Total Enrollment 228

Elk Park Private Schools

Rainbow Christian Academy
2221 Blevins Creek Rd
ZIP: 28622
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
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