Elkton, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elkton, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Elkton had a population of 2,778 as of July 1, 2015. Elkton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elkton is located at latitude 38.4107 and longitude -78.6161 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elkton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 971 feet.

The Town of Elkton 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elkton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

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Elkton, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,778
Population in Households 2,778
Population in Familes 2,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 914
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,170
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 732
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 453 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $153,457
Average Home Value $177,863
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,004
Average Household Income $51,797
Per Capita Income $21,972
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.49%
Households 0.45% 0.47%
Families 0.34% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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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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, 2015 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 # 235 60th
Population Density1 # 262 56th
Diversity Index2 # 477 19th
Median Household Income # 352 41st
Per Capita Income # 370 38th

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