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Elkton, Virginia - Basic Facts

Elkton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Elkton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rockingham County at latitude 38.4079 and longitude -78.6236. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 971 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Elkton (see map) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkton: Conrads Store, Conrad's Store.

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Elkton, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkton to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 234 61st
Population Density1 # 262 56th
Diversity Index2 # 478 19th
Median Household Income # 344 42nd
Per Capita Income # 366 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Elkton, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,749
Population in Households 2,749
Population in Familes 2,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 905
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,156
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 725
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 714 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 442 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $138,598
Average Home Value $161,466
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,439
Average Household Income $50,313
Per Capita Income $21,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.3%
Households 0.27% 0.31%
Families 0.2% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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