Elkton, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 2,903 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.2%
Males: 1,410  (48.6%)
Females: 1,493  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

44.6 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 22827.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,277 (it was $35,556 in 2000)
Elkton:

$61,277
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,709 (it was $17,192 in 2000)

Elkton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $192,939 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Elkton:

$192,939
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $219,862; detached houses: $214,470

Median gross rent in 2019: $878.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elkton: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.3%
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  • Races in Elkton, VA (2019)
    • 2,68393.4%White alone
    • 762.6%Black alone
    • 521.8%Asian alone
    • 250.9%Hispanic
    • 50.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Elkton, Virginia as of May 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elkton is 157 to 1.


Crime rates in Elkton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(38.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.5)
1
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(76.0)
1
(38.5)
1
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(143.3)
4
(142.6)
4
(141.5)
1
(34.8)
2
(69.9)
3
(103.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
35
(1,330)
6
(231.0)
4
(152.7)
4
(152.4)
11
(415.1)
5
(181.2)
7
(253.0)
4
(144.1)
10
(358.2)
5
(178.2)
4
(141.5)
3
(104.5)
5
(174.8)
34
(1,172)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(721.9)
19
(731.6)
23
(878.2)
28
(1,067)
26
(981.1)
33
(1,196)
31
(1,120)
24
(864.6)
32
(1,146)
24
(855.3)
13
(460.0)
25
(870.8)
21
(734.3)
35
(1,207)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(114.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.2)
1
(38.1)
4
(150.9)
2
(72.5)
5
(180.7)
3
(108.1)
2
(71.6)
2
(71.3)
2
(70.8)
3
(104.5)
3
(104.9)
2
(69.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.5)
City-Data.com crime index176.764.768.056.480.4131.677.053.3134.080.990.667.964.0156.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Elkton, VA

Crime rate in Elkton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: German (26.7%), American (16.3%), English (9.0%), Irish (6.1%), Norwegian (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 1.37 square miles.

Population density: 2,112 people per square mile   (low).

Elkton, Virginia map

62 residents are foreign born (0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

2.1%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $965 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,232 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (71.1 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (93.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (216.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Shenandoah, VA (2.4 miles ),
Massanutten, VA (2.5 miles ),
Massanetta Springs, VA (3.4 miles ),
Stanardsville, VA (3.5 miles ),
Stanley, VA (3.6 miles ),
Harrisonburg, VA (3.7 miles ),
Twin Lakes, VA (3.8 miles ),
Grottoes, VA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.41 N, Longitude: 78.62 W

Area code: 540

Distribution of median household income in Elkton, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Elkton, VA in 2019
Elkton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Virginia:

4.6%
Most common industries in Elkton, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Chemicals (6.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Food (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.9%)
  • Chemicals (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.8%)
  • Chemicals (5.8%)
  • Food (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Elkton, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)

Average climate in Elkton, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elkton, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.16. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.89. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Elkton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Elkton town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.7 miles away from Elkton center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from Elkton center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 190.6 miles away from Elkton center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from Elkton center
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) earthquake occurred 233.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rockingham County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elkton:

  • GRACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER OF GREENE COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; STANARDSVILLE, VA)
  • DAVITA - HARRISONBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • CAMELOT HALL NRS HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • HARRISONBURG HLTH AND REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • CONTINUING CARE HH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • ROCKINGHAM MEM HOSPITAL HOSPIC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOME SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkton:

  • James Madison University (about 14 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,727)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 20 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 29 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Germanna Community College (about 46 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 48 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Shenandoah University (about 59 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)

Public high school in Elkton:

  • EAST ROCKINGHAM HIGH (Location: 250 EAGLE ROCK ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkton:

  • ELKTON ELEM (Students: 567, Location: 302 B STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • ELKTON MIDDLE (Location: 21063 BLUE AND GOLD DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • RIVER BEND ELEM (Location: 14556 ROCKINGHAM PIKE, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Elkton Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Shenelk Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Elk Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Elkton Motel (17597 Spotswood Trail), Country View (19974 Spotswood Trail).

Birthplace of: Garland Shifflett - Baseball player.

Rockingham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ELKTON, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,595, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • SWIFT RUN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.9%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
22 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Elkton (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Elkton Branch at 301 West Spotswood Trail, branch established on 1947/07/31. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank: Elkton Branch at 127 Rockingham Street, branch established on 1973/05/21. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $566.0 mil, Deposits: $436.0 mil, headquarters in Timberville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Bank Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Elkton Branch at 250 South Stuart Avenue, branch established on 1989/04/24. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • United Bank: Elkton Branch at 410 West Spotswood Trail, branch established on 1996/11/18. Info updated 2007/08/13: Bank assets: $3,634.1 mil, Deposits: $2,729.4 mil, headquarters in Fairfax, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 57 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Elkton:

Marital status in Elkton, VA
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Elkton:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Elkton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elkton, VA (based on Rockingham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,35795
Mainline Protestant12,61462
Catholic1711
Other1192
None45,053-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Rockingham County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Rockingham County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Rockingham County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Rockingham County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rockingham County:

9.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Rockingham County:

26.7%
Virginia:

26.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elkton:

44.2%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

34.5%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.9%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elkton:

6.9%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.8%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

50.7%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkton, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$95,282$43,9760$0
Financial Administration 16$48,900$36,6750$0
Other Government Administration 16$50,218$37,6640$0
Streets and Highways 10$27,749$33,2990$0
Police - Other 5$12,468$29,9230$0
Totals for Government 73$234,617$38,5670$0

Elkton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $246,000 ($84.74)
    Sewerage: $229,000 ($78.88)
    Electric Utilities: $62,000 ($21.36)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,753,000 ($603.86)
    Financial Administration: $685,000 ($235.96)
    Sewerage: $637,000 ($219.43)
    Police Protection: $496,000 ($170.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $282,000 ($97.14)
    Water Utilities: $240,000 ($82.67)
    Regular Highways: $233,000 ($80.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($72.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $56,000 ($19.29)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($6.20)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $164,000 ($56.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($10.68)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($8.61)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($8.27)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $935,000 ($322.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($9.65)

Elkton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $636,000 ($219.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000 ($57.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($56.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000 ($5.86)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000 ($22.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($7.58)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($5.86)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($3.44)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($2.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($2.41)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,194,000 ($755.77)
    Water Utilities: $463,000 ($159.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $430,000 ($148.12)
    Other: $51,000 ($17.57)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($13.78)
    General Local Government Support: $32,000 ($11.02)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $615,000 ($211.85)
    Property: $260,000 ($89.56)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $136,000 ($46.85)
    Other: $118,000 ($40.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $109,000 ($37.55)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $72,000 ($24.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $64,000 ($22.05)
    Motor Vehicle License: $54,000 ($18.60)
    Other License: $5,000 ($1.72)

Elkton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,958,000 ($2396.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,439,000 ($2218.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $519,000 ($178.78)

Elkton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,347,000 ($464.00)

6.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harrisonburg city, VA  2.16% ($46,124 average AGI)
from Augusta County, VA  0.60% ($43,535)
from Shenandoah County, VA  0.33% ($34,731)


5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harrisonburg city, VA  1.62% ($35,100 average AGI)
to Augusta County, VA  0.67% ($38,636)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.32% ($39,910)
Businesses in Elkton, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1GNC1
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkton:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkton:

  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLTK (103.3 FM; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WHTE-FM (101.9 FM; RUCKERSVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkton:

  • WHSV-TV (Channel 3; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WAZM-CA (Channel 25; STAUNTON-WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • W38AV (Channel 38; LURAY, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • W18AA (Channel 18; SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA)
  • WAZC-LP (Channel 16; LURAY, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • W28BF (Channel 28; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46AE (Channel 46; SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA)
  • W58DK (Channel 58; RUCKERSVILLE, ETC., VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
Elkton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Elkton fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 2010 03:39 AM, Us-340, Lat: 38.410019, Lon: -78.618850, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.2mTotal length
  • $1,388,000Total costs
  • 103,312Total average daily traffic
  • 4,275Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130,451Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elkton, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elkton, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 220 Shenandoah Avenue (Lat: 38.409583 Lon: -78.624500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNKQ314
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • Elkton: 220 Shenandoah Ave. (Lat: 38.409556 Lon: -78.624472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNKN714, Licensee ID: L00317854
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Alltel Corporation

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Elkton, VA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elkton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elkton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$173,5601$151,6009$145,4161$26,4001$70,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$73,5400$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$05$127,9501$27,1800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$146,8300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$78,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elkton, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elkton, VA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 53. The highest number of fires - 106 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elkton, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.6%), and Outside Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elkton, VA
    • 48854.6%Structure Fires
    • 22525.2%Outside Fires
    • 10912.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 718.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkton, VA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elkton, VA
  • 65.0%Electricity
  • 25.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elkton, VA
  • 82.1%Electricity
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.8%Utility gas


Elkton compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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  • Willis Noland Davis (1)
  • Caleb Richard Talbot (1)
  • Gerald C. Shifflett (1)
  • Allson D. Ortigosa (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2021.