NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Elk Park, NC

Elk Park, NC is located in Avery County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Elk Park is about 444 with about 248 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,527.

The Average Home Value is $101,500.00, which is roughly 36% lower than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 46% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $27,798.00, which is roughly 44% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 52% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Elk Park is about 6%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Avery County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 69.44% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 75.83%
Democratic: 23.17%
Libertarian: 0.59%
Other: 0.27%
Green: 0.14%


Nearby Locations

Seven Devils, NC (7.25 mi.)
Banner Elk, NC (7.25 mi.)
Beech Mtn, NC (7.25 mi.)
Sugar Mtn, NC (7.25 mi.)
Sugar Grove, NC (8.05 mi.)
Newland, NC (9.87 mi.)
Vilas, NC (11.55 mi.)
Blowing Rock, NC (15.97 mi.)
Zionville, NC (16.12 mi.)
Bakersville, NC (16.52 mi.)
Boone, NC (17.01 mi.)
Collettsville, NC (18.49 mi.)
Spruce Pine, NC (19.20 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28622
Latitude : 36.203675
Longitude : -81.952829
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 3799 ft.
Area Code(s) : 828

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.35
Male Population Estimate : 50.49%
Female Population Estimate : 49.51%
Median Age : 43.5
Male Median Age : 42.1
Female Median Age : 44.9

White Population Estimate : 96.83%
Black Population Estimate : 0.59%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.51%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.24%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.75%
Other Population Estimate : 2.45%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Elk Park specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Avery County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Avery County: About 174 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Avery County is about 40% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.