Elkton is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,881 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Elkton is the 184th largest community in Virginia.
Elkton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 office and administrative support (17.62%), sales jobs (15.71%), and management occupations (9.55%).
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!) Elkton 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. Elkton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Elkton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Elkton may be for you.
Being a small town, Elkton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Elkton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.36% of adults 25 and older in Elkton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Elkton in 2010 was $27,108, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,432 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Elkton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Spanish.