Elkton, Virginia Population 2021

2,947
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Elkton is a city located in Rockingham County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 2,947, it is the 78th largest city in Virginia and the 6310th largest city in the United States . Elkton is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 8.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,726 in 2010. Elkton reached it's highest population of 2,947 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Elkton has a population density of 932 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkton is $67,628 with a poverty rate of 7.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $811 per month, and the median house value is $183,400. The median age in Elkton is 44.5 years, 40 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Elkton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.94%
  • Black or African American: 2.64%
  • Asian: 1.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elkton, Virginia is 2,947 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,881.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,726.

Elkton, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,70294.94%
Black or African American752.64%
Asian501.76%
Two or More Races190.67%
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Elkton Population by Race

Elkton Population Pyramid $2021

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Elkton Median Age

44.5


Total

40


Male

47.9


Female

Elkton Adults

There are 2,326 adults, (617 of whom are seniors) in Elkton.

Elkton Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkton Sex Ratio

Female

1,474

51.79%

Male

1,372

48.21%

Elkton Population by Age

Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elkton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All66%34%
Male50%50%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Female28.1%71.9%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elkton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2682.2466
Married6162.9189.3
Non Family4231.0948.7
Female1532.6328.1
Male762.5450

2.75

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Elkton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade673.12%
9th to 12th Grade1406.52%
High School Graduate96945.11%
Some College38617.97%
Associates Degree22310.38%
Bachelors Degree23010.71%
Graduate Degree1336.19%
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Elkton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0291,825319
Black686510
Hispanic242413
Asian212121
2+ Races191913

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,926$36,936$36,667
Less Than 9th Grade$19,722$19,653$
High School Graduate$36,607$37,292$32,250
Some College$33,958$35,000$32,054
Bachelors Degree$31,776$$
Graduate Degree$65,000$71,442$49,904

$36,926

Average Earnings

$36,936

Average Male

$36,667

Average Female

Elkton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkton Language by Age

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Elkton Language

96.63% of Elkton residents speak only English, while 3.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Elkton Language

Elkton Poverty by Race

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7.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.58%

Male Poverty Rate

7.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkton is White, with 7.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkton is White, with 7.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.34%.

Elkton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.26%
High School8.57%
Some College4.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Elkton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.03%
Female Employed1.13%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elkton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,605$67,628
Families$60,104$78,658
Married Families$77,188-
Non Families$35,054$43,178
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Income by Household Type

Elkton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkton Married by Age and Sex

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Elkton Marriage

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

Elkton Marital Status by Race

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Elkton Marital Status

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196

Number of Veterans

181

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War32
World War II17
Korea13

Elkton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+49
55 to 6446
35 to 5442
65 to 7439
18 to 3420

Elkton Veterans by Age

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Elkton Veterans by Race

Elkton Veterans by Education

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6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkton Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Elkton Employment by Age

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Elkton Employment by Race

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Elkton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.91%

Born in Elkton

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 72.91% having been born in Virginia. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elkton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,947220.75%
20202,925220.76%
20192,903220.76%
20182,881311.09%
20172,850331.17%
20162,817270.97%
20152,790210.76%
20142,769130.47%
20132,75660.22%
20122,75060.22%
20112,744120.44%
20102,7320.00%

Elkton Population by Year