WV

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

About Elkview, WV

Elkview, WV is located in Kanawha County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Elkview is about 1,609 with about 369 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 11,697.

The Average Home Value is $120,500.00, which is roughly 27% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,776.00, which is roughly 16% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 24% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Elkview is about 7.8%.

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

Kanawha County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 25.98% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 56.42%
Democratic: 41.76%
Libertarian: 1.49%
Green: 0.34%


Nearby Locations

Falling Rock, WV (4.54 mi.)
Quick, WV (7.23 mi.)
Clio, WV (7.23 mi.)
Corton, WV (7.23 mi.)
Clendenin, WV (7.23 mi.)
Walton, WV (8.81 mi.)
Big Chimney, WV (9.34 mi.)
Sissonville, WV (10.43 mi.)
Malden, WV (10.91 mi.)
Charleston, WV (11.45 mi.)
Blount, WV (11.50 mi.)
S Charleston, WV (12.47 mi.)
Advent, WV (12.94 mi.)
Amma, WV (13.25 mi.)
Procious, WV (13.36 mi.)
Ovapa, WV (13.36 mi.)
Pigeon, WV (13.36 mi.)
Bomont, WV (14.19 mi.)
Glen, WV (14.65 mi.)
Mammoth, WV (14.72 mi.)
Romance, WV (15.29 mi.)
Kenna, WV (15.29 mi.)
Kentuck, WV (15.29 mi.)
Pond Gap, WV (15.42 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 25071
Latitude : 38.463276
Longitude : -81.471674
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 943 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304, 681

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.41
Male Population Estimate : 49.09%
Female Population Estimate : 50.91%
Median Age : 43.2
Male Median Age : 42.0
Female Median Age : 44.2

White Population Estimate : 99.36%
Black Population Estimate : 0.37%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.50%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.38%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.01%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.56%
Other Population Estimate : 0.12%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Elkview specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Kanawha County: About 9 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Kanawha County: About 616 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Kanawha County is about 54% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.