WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Elk Garden, WV

Elk Garden, WV is located in Mineral County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Elk Garden is about 212 with about 317 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,170.

The Average Home Value is $76,900.00, which is roughly 12% lower than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 59% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $30,865.00, which is roughly 16% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 46% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Elk Garden is about 2.3%.

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Mineral County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 73.5% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 78%
Democratic: 20.67%
Libertarian: 1.15%
Green: 0.19%


Nearby Locations

New Creek, WV (6.98 mi.)
Mount Storm, WV (11.03 mi.)
Rocket Center, WV (11.42 mi.)
Short Gap, WV (11.42 mi.)
Keyser, WV (11.42 mi.)
Scherr, WV (11.42 mi.)
Gormania, WV (12.45 mi.)
Burlington, WV (13.75 mi.)
Medley, WV (13.75 mi.)
Piedmont, WV (13.93 mi.)
Lahmansville, WV (15.01 mi.)
Purgitsville, WV (15.79 mi.)
Junction, WV (15.79 mi.)
Maysville, WV (18.34 mi.)
Old Fields, WV (18.59 mi.)
Horse Shoe Rn, WV (18.89 mi.)
Horse Shoe Run, WV (18.89 mi.)
Eglon, WV (18.89 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26717
Latitude : 39.365623
Longitude : -79.175028
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1944 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304, 681

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.58
Male Population Estimate : 53.76%
Female Population Estimate : 46.24%
Median Age : 41.3
Male Median Age : 39.5
Female Median Age : 43.9

White Population Estimate : 99.49%
Black Population Estimate : 1.45%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.00%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.17%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Other Population Estimate : 0.00%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Elk Garden specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Mineral County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Mineral County: About 242 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Mineral County is about 16% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.