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Demographics

People

Total Population4,246
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens20.1%
Employed Population 16+1,677
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married50.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.8%
Median Earnings25+$29,268
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,269
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,031

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,532
% Above Poverty Level78.6%
% Below Poverty Level21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$596
Median House Value$132,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.8%
German11.4%
English7%
Irish6.4%
Polish2.6%
Scottish1.7%
Swedish1.5%
French Except Basque1.2%
Italian1.1%
Dutch1%
Norwegian0.9%
Arab0.4%
Syrian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Icelander0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Elkin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Surry County
Standard Zip Codes28621
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.25
Approximate Longitude-80.84

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)

StationNORTH WILKESBORO
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 47 F
Apr Temp40 to 71 F
Jul Temp63 to 89 F
Oct Temp41 to 71 F
Annual Precip50.6 inches
StationYADKINVILLE 6 E
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip45.6 inches
StationMOUNT AIRY 2 W
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp40 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boonville1,275$49,500
Dobson1,498$34,773
Jonesville2,235$33,011
North Wilkesboro4,266$33,405
Ronda581$33,750

Elkin Public Libraries

Northwestern Regional Library
111 N FRONT ST
Elkin, North Carolina
(336) 835-4894

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Elkin Hospitals

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Inc.
(Non-profit)
180 Parkwood Drive
(336) 527-7000

Elkin Public Schools

C B Eller Elementary
1288 Cb Eller School Rd
ZIP: 28621
(336) 903-6100
Primary
Total Enrollment 282
Elkin Elementary
135 Old Virginia Rd
ZIP: 28621
(336) 835-2756
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Elkin High
334 Elk Spur St
ZIP: 28621
(336) 835-3858
High
Total Enrollment 393
Elkin Middle
300 Elk Spur St
ZIP: 28621
(336) 835-3175
Middle
Total Enrollment 184
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