Elkton, VA


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Elkton is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,809 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Elkton is the 184th largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Elkton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elkton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elkton who work in sales jobs (18.38%), office and administrative support (13.59%), and management occupations (9.80%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Elkton is worth considering.

Elkton 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.

The percentage of adults in Elkton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.62% of the adults in Elkton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Elkton in 2010 was $25,431, which is middle income relative to Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,724 for a family of four. However, Elkton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Elkton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elkton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Elkton include English, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

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

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