|Elkins, West Virginia|
Davis Avenue in downtown Elkins in 2006
Location of Elkins, West Virginia
|- Total||3. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The political units and divisions of the United States include The 50 states (four of these being officially styled as Commonwealths) which are typically West Virginia ( is a state in the Appalachian Upland South, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, bordered by List of 55 counties in the US state of West Virginia: List |} See also List of West Virginia county name etymologies Randolph County is a County located in the US state of West Virginia. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 2 sq mi (8. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 2 km²)|
|- Land||3. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 2 sq mi (8. 2 km²)|
|- Water||0. 0 sq mi (0. 0 km²)|
|Elevation||1,926 ft (587 m)|
|- Density||2,207. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 7/sq mi (852. 4/km²)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1551037|
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States. The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Daylight saving time ( DST UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout Randolph County is a County located in the US state of West Virginia. West Virginia ( is a state in the Appalachian Upland South, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, bordered by The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The community was incorporated in 1890 and named in honor of Stephen Benton Elkins (1841-1911), the U. Stephen Benton Elkins ( September 26, 1841 &ndash January 4, 1911) was an American industrialist and Political figure S. Senator from West Virginia. The population was 7,032 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Randolph County. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Randolph County is a County located in the US state of West Virginia. Elkins is home to the Mountain State Forest Festival, held in early October every year.
The average elevation is 2,000 feet above sea level.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 2 square miles (8. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 3 km²), all of it land. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of
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Elkins is headquarters for the Monongahela National Forest, a 910,155 acre (3,683 km²) reserve encompassing the "High Alleghenies" area to the east of the city. The Monongahela National Forest (MNF was established by the U The Allegheny Mountain Range (also spelled Alleghany and Allegany) &mdash informally the Alleghenies &mdash is part of the vast Appalachian
As of the census of 2000, there were 7,032 people, 2,988 households, and 1,756 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 2,207. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 7 people per square mile (851. 1/km²). There were 3,362 housing units at an average density of 1,055. 5/sq mi (406. 9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96. 94% White, 0. 90% African American, 0. 30% Native American, 0. 95% Asian, 0. 31% from other races, and 0. 60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. 77% of the population.
There were 2,988 households out of which 25. 0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43. 4% were married couples living together, 11. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41. 2% were non-families. 35. 8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15. 0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 19 and the average family size was 2. 83.
In the city the population was spread out with 21. 2% under the age of 18, 11. 7% from 18 to 24, 25. 4% from 25 to 44, 24. 0% from 45 to 64, and 17. 7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92. 4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86. 9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,906, and the median income for a family was $34,291. Males had a median income of $27,012 versus $19,154 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,916. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 14. 4% of families and 19. 0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 4% of those under age 18 and 9. 6% of those age 65 or over.