Elkin, NC

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Elkin Profile


Overview

Elkin is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,060 people and just one neighborhood, Elkin is the 197th largest community in North Carolina.

Occupations and Workforce

Elkin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Elkin is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elkin who work in office and administrative support (12.71%), sales jobs (11.42%), and food service (11.11%).


Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Elkin has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Elkin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Elkin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Elkin may be for you.

Elkin is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Elkin Demographics

The percentage of adults in Elkin with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.74% of adults in Elkin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Elkin in 2010 was $19,480, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,920 for a family of four. However, Elkin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Elkin is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Elkin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elkin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Elkin also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.49% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elkin include English, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Elkin's cultural character, accounting for 19.13% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Elkin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Elkin 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Elkin 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Elkin 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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ELKIN CITY SCHOOLS


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Elkin Middle
300 Elk Spur St
Elkin, NC, 28621
07-08
Elkin High
334 Elk Spur St
Elkin, NC, 28621
09-12
Elkin Elementary
135 Old Virginia Rd
Elkin, NC, 28621
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.0% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.1% 46.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.0% 6.6%

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