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Elk Garden, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Elk Garden had a population of 230 as of July 1, 2018. Elk Garden ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elk Garden is located at latitude 39.3862 and longitude -79.1556 in Mineral County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elk Garden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mineral County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,293 feet.

The Town of Elk Garden (GNIS ID: 2390165) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Elk Garden is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mineral County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elk Garden: Elk Pond.

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Elk Garden, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 230
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 893
Diversity Index3 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,990
Average Household Income $42,409
Per Capita Income $16,286

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $58,333
Average Home Value $81,081
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% -0.17%
Households -0.13% -0.22%
Families -0.36% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Elk Garden, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elk Garden to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 334 18th
Population Density # 176 57th
Diversity Index # 375 7th
Median Household Income # 363 11th
Per Capita Income # 385 5th

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