Elkins SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

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Elkins, West Virginia Info Snack

Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. The community was incorporated in 1890 and named in honor of Stephen Benton Elkins (1841?1911), a U.S. Senator from West Virginia. The population was 7,094 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Randolph County. Elkins is home to Davis and Elkins College and to the Mountain State Forest Festival, held in early October every year.[not verified in body]
Population
7,154
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
21.0%
Median Home
$113,900
Median Income
$39,470
Median Rent
$583

Rankings for Elkins in West Virginia

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Map Of Elkins, WV

Population over time in Elkins

Year Population % Change
2017 7,154 -1.1%
2016 7,232 -0.2%
2015 7,244 0.0%
2014 7,241 0.7%
2013 7,189 0.3%
2012 7,164 0.6%
2011 7,123 -0.3%
2010 7,144 -

Race / Ethnicity in Elkins

White
91.0% (6,507)
African American
4.0% (289)
American Indian
0.5% (39)
Asian
1.8% (132)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (3)
Two Or More
0.9% (63)
Hispanic
1.7% (121)
Race Elkins WV USA
White 91.0% 92.3% 61.5%
African American 4.0% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 0.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.7% 1.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Elkins, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
10.8% (77,263)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (40,777)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.0% (100,156)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.3% (109,456)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (114,464)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.3% (102,302)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (80,840)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.2% (58,662)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (16,454)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (14,308)
Income Elkins WV USA
Less than $10,000 10.8% 9.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.0% 13.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.3% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.3% 18.0% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 10.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.2% 10.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 3.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 2.5% 6.3%

Gender in Elkins

Female
52.9% (3,787)
Male
47.1% (3,366)
Gender Elkins WV USA
Female 52.9% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elkins for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.2% (300)
9-12th Grade
6.3% (451)
High School / GED
37.0% (2,649)
Some College
15.3% (1,097)
Associate's Degree
5.6% (401)
Bachelor's Degree
15.3% (1,094)
Master's Degree
12.2% (874)
Professional Degree
2.2% (157)
Doctorate Degree
1.8% (125)
Education Elkins WV USA
< 9th Grade 4.2% 4.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.3% 9.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 37.0% 40.6% 27.3%
Some College 15.3% 18.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.6% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.3% 12.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.2% 5.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.2% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.8% 0.9% 1.4%

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