Elkins, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Elkins, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
7,072
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
19.5%
Median Home
$122,800
Median Income
$38,506
Median Rent
$631

Elkins SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
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
Living Expense Elkins West Virginia National Average
Overall 83 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 91 91 100
Health 88 88 100
Housing 58 62 100
Transportation 87 87 100
Utilities 89 89 100

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Rankings for Elkins in West Virginia

Map Of Elkins, WV

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Population over time in Elkins

Year Population % Change
2019 7,072 -0.6%
2018 7,115 -0.5%
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
91.3% (6,455)
African American
3.3% (232)
American Indian
0.9% (67)
Asian
2.0% (138)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (3)
Two Or More
1.3% (89)
Hispanic
1.2% (88)
Race Elkins WV USA
White 91.3% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 3.3% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.2% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Elkins

Female
54.0% (3,818)
Male
46.0% (3,254)
Gender Elkins WV USA
Female 54.0% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elkins for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (212)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (353)
High School / GED
41.0% (2,899)
Some College
16.0% (1,131)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (353)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,131)
Master's Degree
11.0% (777)
Professional Degree
2.0% (141)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (70)
Education Elkins WV USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 41.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Elkins, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
10.2% (71,905)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (65,720)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (89,173)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.0% (106,183)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (89,173)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.6% (96,389)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (91,750)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (64,689)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (20,102)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (12,113)
Income Elkins WV USA
Less than $10,000 10.2% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.0% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.6% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 3.0% 7.7%

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