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Demographics

People

Total Population154
Male Share of the Population39%
Female Share of the Population61%
Senior Citizens22.1%
Employed Population 16+62
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married41%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher2.8%
Median Earnings25+$36,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$50,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,000
% Above Poverty Level79.2%
% Below Poverty Level20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone56.1%
Median Gross Rent$460
Median House Value$75,000

Ancestry

German26%
Irish12.3%
English4.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)3.9%
Italian2.6%
Dutch2.6%
Polish0.6%
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Elk Garden Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mineral County
Standard Zip Codes26717
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.38
Approximate Longitude-79.15

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)

StationSAVAGE RIVER DAM
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 80 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationROMNEY 1 SW
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp38 to 65 F
Jul Temp61 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationMOOREFIELD 1 SSE
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp37 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bayard305$36,563
Keyser5,261$33,694
Moorefield3,125$37,244
Piedmont763$41,250
Romney2,301$31,058
Terra Alta1,598$44,375

Elk Garden Public Schools

Elk Garden School
Rt. 1 Box 320
ZIP: 26717
(304) 446-5141
Primary
Total Enrollment 91
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