Elkins, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 7,214 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.6%
 
Males: 3,388  (47.0%)
Females: 3,826  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26283.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,467 (it was $26,906 in 2000)
Elkins:

$32,467
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,032 (it was $17,916 in 2000)

Elkins city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,606 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Elkins:

$100,606
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $112,345; Detached houses: $114,567; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,433; In 2-unit structures: $113,793; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,810; Mobile homes: $39,177

Median gross rent in 2012: $558.

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  • White alone - 6,633 (92.3%)
  • Hispanic - 174 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 135 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 119 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 117 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.03%)

Races in Elkins detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elkins: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (16.7%), English (11.2%), United States (6.4%), Polish (3.7%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 1930 feet

Land area: 3.19 square miles.

Population density: 2,265 people per square mile   (low).

Elkins, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Elkins:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkins city:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

123 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Elkins, West Virginia as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elkins to the number of sex offenders is 175 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $440 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $414 (0.4%)

Elkins satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (104.1 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (105.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (262.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Beverly, WV (2.2 miles ), Womelsdorf (Coalton), WV (2.5 miles ), Junior, WV (2.6 miles ), Bowden, WV (2.8 miles) , Belington, WV (2.9 miles ), Dailey, WV (3.0 miles) , East Dailey, WV (3.2 miles ), Montrose, WV (3.2 miles) .

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
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $168,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 79.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,166 (+58.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,940 (65.6%)

Area code: 304

Elkins household income distribution Elkins home values distribution

Crime rates in Elkins by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00010100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.014.20.014.20.00.014.10.00.0
Rapes 31661201145
per 100,000 42.814.285.885.414.128.40.014.314.156.370.3
Robberies 34732243733
per 100,000 42.857.0100.142.728.128.457.343.098.442.242.2
Assaults 2133341626152620573256
per 100,000 299.7469.9486.1227.7365.4212.8372.2286.9801.2450.5787.8
Burglaries 8849494852384754583570
per 100,000 1256.1697.7700.5683.2730.9539.0672.8774.5815.3492.7984.8
Thefts 242316202152159170179181159101210
per 100,000 3454.24499.52887.82163.42234.72411.32562.32596.12235.01421.92954.4
Auto thefts 62091610269753
per 100,000 85.6284.8128.7227.7140.528.485.9129.198.470.442.2
Arson 42821273114
per 100,000 57.128.5114.428.514.128.4100.243.014.114.156.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 310.5341.6338.6281.1223.4217.9226.6228.5350.2223.6380.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Elkins detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,256 (-15.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Elkins: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elkins, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elkins-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.9 miles away from the Elkins city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/9/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkins-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 226.8 miles away from Elkins center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 163.9 miles away from Elkins center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 224.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Randolph County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkins topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Moss - Football player and coach, Marshall Goldberg - Football player, Tre Smith - Player of football, William Wallace Barron - Politician, Charles E. Barkley - Politician, Marshall Glenn - Football player and coach, Robert Lee Wolverton - Recipient of the Purple Heart, Doug Van Gundy - Poet, James E. Allen, Jr. - Politician, Stan Fansler - Baseball player.

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Elkins:

  • DAVIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, PO BOX 1484)
  • MEMORIAL GENERAL HOSP (1200 HARRISON AVE)
  • FMC - ELKINS (100 MAIN STREET)
  • HOMEPLUS (P O BOX 1759)
  • ELKINS REGIONAL CONV. CTR. (1175 BEVERLY PIKE)
  • NELLA'S INC. (399 FERGUSON ROAD)
  • NELLA'S NURSING HOME, INC. (200 WHITMAN AVENUE, CRYSTAL SPRINGS)

Airports located in Elkins:

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College/University in Elkins:

  • Davis & Elkins College (Full-time enrollment: 759; Location: 100 Campus Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dewv.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkins:

  • Fairmont State University (about 43 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 50 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • James Madison University (about 63 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 67 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • Waynesburg University (about 70 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Frostburg State University (about 71 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 79 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)

Public high school in Elkins:

Private high schools in Elkins:

  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: RR 3 BOX 536; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HIGHLAND ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 1 OLD LEADSVILLE RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • NEW ERA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 15; Location: RR 3 BOX 450; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkins:

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Library in Elkins:

  • ELKINS-RANDOLPH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $161,726; Location: 416 DAVIS AVE; 30,893 books; 870 audio materials; 1,851 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please change the Web site address for Davis & Elkins College. It should be www.davisandelkins.edu. Thank you.
  • Strongest FM Radio Signals in Elkins: WWLW 106.5 Clarksburg WV (West Virginia Radio Corporation)
  • The picture posted at the top of the Elkins, WV page of the large,old house in Elkins is actually Youth Health Service, Inc. We are a private, non-profit, behavior health agency serving children and families. Our website is www.youth-health.org.
  • The web site for Davis & Elkins College is no longer www.dne.edu, but has been changed to www.davisandelkins.edu.

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Notable locations in Elkins: Elkins Industrial Park (A), Randolph County Courthouse (B), Elkins-Randolph County Public Library (C), Elkins City Hall (D), Elkins Fire Department Company 40 (E), Randolph County Emergency Squad 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tygart Valley Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Elkins: CITIZENS FINANCIAL CORP/DE/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elkins include: Woodford Memorial United Methodist Church (A), United Church of the Brethren (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Saint Brendan Catholic Church (D), Otterbein United Methodist Church (E), John Street Baptist Church (F), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (G), Grace Episcopal Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Goddin Run (A), Buffalo Run (B), Woolwine Run (C), Wees Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Elkins: Elkins City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation (Historical Places & Services; Files Creek Road), Literacy Volunteers of America (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 416 Davis Avenue).

Hotels: Red Carpet Inn & Suites (1091 Harrison Avenue), The Travel Connection (Seneca Mall Suite 11), Elkins Motor Lodge (Harrison Avenue), Econo Lodge (Rt 33 E), Super 8 Motel (350 Beverly Pike), Four Seasons Motel (1091 Harrison Avenue), Econo Lodge Elkins (Route 33 East), Days Inn Elkins (1200 Harrison Avenue Suite 100), Super 8 Elkins WV (350 Beverly Pike).

Courts: Randolph County - Court Reporter- Circuit Judge (Court Hse), Randolph County - Lawyers Room- Magistrate Court- Magistrate Clerk (Court House).

Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elkins and their reported violations in the past:

ELKINS CITY OF (Address: 401 DAVIS AVENUE , Population served: 9,139, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-1994), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-1994)
MIDLAND PSD (Population served: 3,130, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHEAT MOUNTAIN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,867, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-20-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-20-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2003), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-29-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elkins that have no violations reported:

  • LEADSVILLE PSD (Address: 1990 GUM ROAD , Population served: 1,444, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • INN AT SNOWSHOE (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUGAR HOUSE RESTAURANT (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BOAT HOUSE, THE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARBUCKLES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.2%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 69.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Elkins in 2010:

  • 313 people in college/university student housing
  • 84 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Elkins in 2000:

  • 265 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Elkins, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Elkins compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Elkins (2011 data):

  • Mountain Valley Bank, N.A.: Elkins Branch at Chenoweth Creek Rd & Route 219 South, branch established on 1985/02/12; at 317 Davis Avenue, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.5 mil, Deposits: $100.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain-Valley Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Elkins Drive-Thru Branch at 324 Davis Avenue, branch established on 2002/07/31; Elkins Branch at 420 Davis Avenue, branch established on 1987/07/13. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Citizens Bank of West Virginia, Inc.: Citizens Bank Of West Virginia, Inc. at 211-213 Third Street, branch established on 1924/01/22; Third And Kerens Drive-In Branch at Third Street And Kerens Avenue, branch established on 1977/11/14. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $220.7 mil, Deposits: $167.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Financial Corp.
  • Davis Trust Company: at Davis Avenue And Third Street, branch established on 1901/06/17; South Branch at 950 Beverly Pike, branch established on 2008/07/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $142.0 mil, Deposits: $123.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Davis Trust Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Elkins Wal-Mart Branch at 721 Beverly Pike, branch established on 2007/01/27. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Freedom Bank, Inc.: Elkins Branch at East U.S. Routes 219 And 250, branch established on 1991/01/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.3 mil, Deposits: $145.6 mil, headquarters in Belington, WV, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Freedom Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elkins, West Virginia:

  • Econo Lodge, Rt 339 E, Elkins, WV 26241 , Phone: (304) 636-5311
  • Best Western Of Elkins, Rt 250/219 S, Elkins, WV 26241 , Phone: (304) 636-7711, Fax: (304) 636-5419
  • Elkins Super 8 Motel, 350 Beverly Park, Elkins, WV 26241 , Phone: (304) 636-6500, Fax: (304) 636-6500
  • Days Inn (randolph Center), 1200 Harrison Ave, Elkins, WV 26241 , Phone: (304) 636-8948, Fax: (304) 636-8948
  • Graceland Inn & Conference CTR, 100 Campus Dr, Elkins, WV 26241 , Phone: (800) 624-3157
  • Holiday Inn Express-Elins, 50 Martin St, Elkins, WV 26241 , Phone: (304) 630-2266, Fax: (304) 630-2267
  • Hampton Inn Elkins, 673 Glenmore Loop Rd, Elkins, WV 26241 , Phone: (304) 630-7500, Fax: (304) 630-7501
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elkins, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Elkins travel time to work - commute Elkins mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elkins city (based on Randolph County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.08%
Here: 38.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the Nazarene
Adherents27.9%17.6%11.0%6.8%6.0%
Congregations36.6%5.6%4.2%14.1%2.8%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents5.2%4.7%4.2%3.3%13.2%
Congregations4.2%1.4%4.2%4.2%22.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Randolph County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Randolph County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Randolph County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

28.5%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$15,194$30,3880$0
Other Government Administration 3$6,462$25,84810$3,000
Judicial and Legal 4$5,812$17,4360$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$30,524$40,6992$2,941
Firefighters 4$13,941$41,82325$1,525
Streets and Highways 10$19,074$22,8890$0
Solid Waste Management 11$20,428$22,2851$1,320
Sewerage 7$13,168$22,5740$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,472$38,8320$0
Water Supply 15$38,790$31,0320$0
Other and Unallocable 9$20,600$27,4670$0
Totals for Government 80$190,465$28,57038$8,786

Elkins government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,740,000 ($241.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,034,000 ($143.33)
    Police Protection: $975,000 ($135.15)
    Regular Highways: $929,000 ($128.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $653,000 ($90.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $356,000 ($49.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $342,000 ($47.41)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($17.47)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($8.18)
    General Public Buildings: $52,000 ($7.21)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($2.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($2.08)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($1.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($10.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $117,000 ($16.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $148,000 ($20.52)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($5.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($1.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,940,000 ($268.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($4.57)

Elkins government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,895,000 ($262.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $786,000 ($108.95)
    All Other: $334,000 ($46.30)
    Air Transportation: $213,000 ($29.53)
    Parking Facilities: $21,000 ($2.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($1.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $58,000 ($8.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($2.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $361,000 ($50.04)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($17.74)
    General Revenue, NEC: $79,000 ($10.95)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,068,000 ($148.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $235,000 ($32.58)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($3.19)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,050,000 ($145.55)
    Property: $598,000 ($82.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $390,000 ($54.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $89,000 ($12.34)
    Other License: $47,000 ($6.52)
    Other Selective Sales: $40,000 ($5.54)

Elkins government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,199,000 ($304.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,087,000 ($289.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($41.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,000 ($26.06)

Elkins government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,332,000 ($184.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,131,000 ($156.78)

4.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tucker County, WV  0.46% ($23,271 average AGI)
from Barbour County, WV  0.35% ($19,028)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.22% ($18,478)


4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Barbour County, WV  0.44% ($29,333 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.31% ($39,094)
to Tucker County, WV  0.24% ($17,640)

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)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

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.)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBRB (101.3 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • W203AE (88.5 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Elkins, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 87
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
See more detailed statistics of Elkins fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 32 meters (105ft)
Total costs: $6,535,000
Total average daily traffic: 88,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,422
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elkins)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elkins, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elkins)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elkins)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 43
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Elkins

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkins, WV
Most common first names in Elkins, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16579.8 years
William13673.7 years
James12773.0 years
John12576.3 years
Robert10368.9 years
Charles8373.4 years
George6575.4 years
Virginia5481.4 years
Harry5273.5 years
Paul5272.8 years
Most common last names in Elkins, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White9573.3 years
Smith6377.7 years
Phillips6379.5 years
Simmons5372.1 years
Phares5078.1 years
Stalnaker5081.0 years
Weese4880.2 years
Arbogast4474.3 years
Jones4280.0 years
Moore4277.0 years
Businesses in Elkins, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Rite Aid1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS4
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1
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