Elk Garden, West Virginia Population 2024

212

Elk Garden is a city located in Grant County and Mineral County West Virginia. Elk Garden has a 2024 population of 212. Elk Garden is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -1.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 216 in 2020.

The average household income in Elk Garden is $84,414 with a poverty rate of 2.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elk Garden is 35.3 years, 39.1 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Elk Garden Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elk Garden was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
823.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.85% (-4)
The current population of Elk Garden, West Virginia is 212 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 216.

Elk Garden, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White196100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Elk Garden Population by Race

Elk Garden Population Pyramid 2024

Elk Garden Median Age

35.3

Total

39.1

Male

31.3

Female

Elk Garden Adults

There are 131 adults, (18 of whom are seniors) in Elk Garden.

Elk Garden Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk Garden Sex Ratio

Female9548.47%
Male10151.53%

Elk Garden Population by Age

Elk Garden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All573.4498.21.8
Married314.291000
Non Family121.2591.78.3
Female103.51000
Male43.251000

3.91

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

98.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elk Garden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade53.97%
9th to 12th Grade1814.29%
High School Graduate8164.29%
Some College86.35%
Associates Degree107.94%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree43.17%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elk Garden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk Garden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1261034

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.17%.

Elk Garden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$49,063$66,563$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$53,750$65,625$0
High School Graduate$53,036$0$24,063
Some College$0$0$30,972
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$49,063

Average Earnings

$66,563

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Elk Garden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk Garden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elk Garden Language

100% of Elk Garden residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Elk Garden Language

Elk Garden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19642.04%

2.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

4.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk Garden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk Garden is White, with 2.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk Garden is White, with 2.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.25%.

Elk Garden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College11.11%
Less Than 9th Grade4.35%
High School1.23%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Elk Garden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Elk Garden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk Garden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$78,750$84,414
Families$87,250$95,367
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,000$33,125

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elk Garden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk Garden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elk Garden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elk Garden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elk Garden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Elk Garden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 644
65 to 742
75+1
18 to 340
35 to 540

Elk Garden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White75.34%

Elk Garden Veterans by Race

Elk Garden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk Garden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Elk Garden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elk Garden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elk Garden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

21.94%

Born in Elk Garden

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Elk Garden residents were born in the United States, with 21.94% having been born in West Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elk Garden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029207-1-0.48%
2028208-1-0.48%
2027209-1-0.48%
2026210-1-0.47%
2025211-1-0.47%
2024212-1-0.47%
2023213-1-0.47%
202221400%
2021214-2-0.93%
202021641.89%
2019212-1-0.47%
2018213-1-0.47%
2017214-2-0.93%
2016216-2-0.92%
2015218-1-0.46%
2014219-1-0.45%
2013220-2-0.9%
2012222-4-1.77%
2011226-2-0.88%
201022800%

Elk Garden Population by Year