Elkview is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Elkview Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kanawha County at latitude 38.4429 and longitude -81.4804. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Elkview Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkview: Elk View.Photos of the local Elkview, WV area
|Population in Households||1,213|
|Population in Familes||986|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||568 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||395 (69.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||131 (23.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||42 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$125,840|
|Average Home Value||$139,810|
|Median Household Income||$44,370|
|Average Household Income||$56,257|
|Per Capita Income||$24,210|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.94%|
|Per Capita Income||1.62%|
The table below compares Elkview to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 139||66th|
|Population Density1||# 209||48th|
|Diversity Index2||# 370||8th|
|Median Household Income||# 71||83rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 81||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.