Elkton, VA
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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.

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 office and administrative support (16.05%), sales jobs (15.14%), and teaching (6.38%).

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.

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.

In terms of college education, Elkton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.38% of adults 25 and older in Elkton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Elkton in 2010 was $28,055, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,220 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 Scots-Irish.

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


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