Living in Elkins, WV

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Elkins SnackAbility

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

Elkins, WV Cost Of Living

83
Elkins's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

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
7,115
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
23.2%
Median Home
$112,500
Median Income
$35,313
Median Rent
$591

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Rankings for Elkins in West Virginia

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Population over time in Elkins

Year Population % Change
2017 7,115 -0.5%
2016 7,154 -1.1%
2015 7,232 -0.2%
2014 7,244 0.0%
2013 7,241 0.7%
2012 7,189 0.3%
2011 7,164 0.6%
2010 7,123 -0.3%
2009 7,144 -

Race / Ethnicity in Elkins

White
92.5% (6,580)
African American
3.2% (226)
American Indian
1.0% (69)
Asian
1.4% (100)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (3)
Two Or More
0.7% (50)
Hispanic
1.2% (87)
Race Elkins WV USA
White 92.5% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 3.2% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.2% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Elkins, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
10.9% (77,851)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.6% (75,141)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (85,242)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.3% (116,037)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (98,792)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.4% (95,096)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (78,590)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.0% (56,910)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (15,274)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (12,564)
Income Elkins WV USA
Less than $10,000 10.9% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.6% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.3% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.4% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.0% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Elkins

Female
53.2% (3,783)
Male
46.8% (3,332)
Gender Elkins WV USA
Female 53.2% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elkins for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (213)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (426)
High School / GED
39.0% (2,774)
Some College
17.0% (1,209)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (426)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,067)
Master's Degree
10.0% (711)
Professional Degree
2.0% (142)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (142)
Education Elkins WV USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Elkins

Overall User Rating
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Kareena Jade

I live in Elkins and there is absolutely nothing to do

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