Elkin is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,001 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Elkin doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.