Elkins is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,946 people and just one neighborhood, Elkins is the 109th largest community in Arkansas. Much of the housing stock in Elkins was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Elkins economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Elkins, where the median household income is $44,594.
Real Estate Prices
Elkins real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Elkins house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Elkins isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Elkins are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elkins is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elkins who work in office and administrative support (18.08%), sales jobs (10.35%) and business and financial occupations (7.65%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In Elkins, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.28 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Elkins does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.