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Population (year 2000): 7,032. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,109 (+1.1% change)
Males: 3,378 (48.0%), Females: 3,654 (52.0%)

Randolph County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $26,906 (year 2000)
Median house value: $70,700 (year 2000)

Elkins, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Elkins:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (19.5%), Irish (17.5%), United States (12.2%), English (11.4%), Italian (3.9%), Scottish (3.2%).

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Elevation: 1930 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Elkins,

For population 25 years and over in Elkins

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkins city

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,256 (-15.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (331.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: WV (5.0 miles Beverly, WV (7.9 miles Junior, (Coalton), WV (7.9 miles Womelsdorf WV (9.4 miles Belington, Montrose, WV (10.2 miles) , Creek, WV (15.5 miles Mill WV (16.8 miles Huttonsville, WV (16.8 miles Parsons,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $127,500

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 79.85 W

Area code: 304


Elkins, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.6%), Retail trade (11.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,709 (+52.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,067 (68.2%)


 

Crime in Elkins by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 1 6
    per 100,000 42.7 14.2 85.3
Robberies 3 4 7
    per 100,000 42.7 56.9 99.5
Assaults 21 33 34
    per 100,000 298.6 469.3 483.5
Burglaries 88 49 49
    per 100,000 1251.4 696.8 696.8
Thefts 242 316 202
    per 100,000 3441.4 4493.7 2872.6
Auto thefts 6 20 9
    per 100,000 85.3 284.4 128.0
321.7 367.9 334.6


Average climate in Elkins, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elkins,

Elkins-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1980, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Elkins city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.2 miles away from the city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: CITIZENS FINANCIAL CORP/DE/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Elkins:
  • DAVIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (PO BOX 1484)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elkins:
  • BROADDUS HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; PHILIPPI, WV)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; BUCKHANNON, WV)
  • GRAFTON CITY HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; GRAFTON, WV)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elkins:
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 36 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; ID: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 50 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; ID: MGW)
  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 82 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; ID: SHD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elkins:
  • ELKINS-RANDOLPH CO-JENNINGS RANDOLPH FLD (about 3 miles; ELKINS, WV; ID: EKN)
  • SIMPSON (about 16 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; ID: 9W3)
  • PHILIPPI/BARBOUR COUNTY REGIONAL (about 21 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; ID: 79D)

Colleges/Universities in Elkins:
  • DAVIS AND ELKINS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 624; Location: 100 CAMPUS DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dne.edu)
  • COMPUTER TRAINING CENTER (Location: ROOM 22 SENECA MALL; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkins:
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 43 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; FT enrollment: 19,666)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 14,447)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 79 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,183)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,063)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
Public high schools in Elkins:
  • ELKINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 909; Location: 100 KENNEDY DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY VOC/TECHNICAL CENTER (Students: 2; Location: 200 KENNEDY DRIVE; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in Elkins:
  • HART CHAPEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 3; Location: RT 1 BOX 155 1; Grades: 5 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elkins:
  • ELKINS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 753; Location: 308 ROBERT E LEE AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MIDLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 321; Location: 150 KENNEDY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • THIRD WARD ELKINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 111 NATHAN ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JENNINGS RANDOLPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 101 SCOTT FORD RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 310 BOUNDARY STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ELKINS MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 100 BELL ST; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • WEST VIRGINIA CHILDREN'S HOME (Students: 23; Location: 230 HEAVNER AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 12)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 8; Location: 40 11TH STREET; Grades: 07 - 10)
Private primary/middle schools in Elkins:
  • MONTESSORI EARLY LRN CTR (Students: 50; Location: 1002 S DAVIS AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ELKINS MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 100 BELL STREET; Grades: 7 - 11; Boys only)
  • HIGHLAND ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 205 WILSON ST; Grades: KG - 11)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: RT 3 BOX 536; Grades: UG - UG)
  • NEW ERA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: RT.3 BOX 450; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Elkins:
  • ELKINS-RANDOLPH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $125,931; Location: 416 DAVIS AVE; 35,812 books; 1,408 audio materials; 769 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Elkins: Elkins Industrial Park (A), Randolph County Jail (B), Randolph County Courthouse (C), Elkins City Hall (D), Elkins-Randolph County Public Library (E).

Shopping Center: Tygart Valley Mall Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Elkins include: Grace Episcopal Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Saint Brendan Catholic Church (C), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Otterbein United Methodist Church (E), John Street Baptist Church (F), Davis Memorial Baptist Church (G), United Church of the Brethren (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buffalo Run (A), Woolwine Run (B), Goddin Run (C), Wees Run (D).

Park in Elkins: Elkins City Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Elkins compared to West Virginia state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkins:
  • WDNE (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkins:
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCDE (90.3 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/DAVIS & ELKINS COLL.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBRB (101.3 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W203AE (88.5 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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