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Elkview

Elkview, West Virginia

  •   State: 
    West Virginia
      County: 
    Kanawha County
      City: 
    Elkview
      County all: 
    Kanawha | Roane
      County FIPS: 
    54039 | 54087
      Coordinates: 
    38°26′16″N 81°28′55″W
      Area total: 
    1.8 sq mi (4.6 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.7 sq mi (4.4 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.1 sq mi (0.2 km²)
      Elevation: 
    604 ft (184 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    38,451
      Longitude: 
    -81,4788
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Charleston, WV
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    25071
      GMAP: 

    Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    228,989
      Population density: 
    680 residents per square mile of area (270/km²)
      Household income: 
    $41,135
      Households: 
    499
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.60%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    6.50%

Elkview is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,222 at the 2010 census. It is named after the Elk River, which flows into the Kanawra River. Herbert Hoover High School was named in honor of former U.S. President Herbert Hoover. The school was located in Clendenin, a few miles north of Elkview, prior to its extensive flood damage in 2016.Corey Bird, baseball player for the West Virginia Mountaineers, was born in Elkview and grew up in the town. The town is located at 38°2616N 81°2855W (38.437810, -81.482007), twelve miles east of Charleston. According to the United States Census Bureau, the Elkview CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), of which 1.7 square miles of it is land and 0.1 square mile (0.2 km²) is water. The community's age distribution is 20.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the community was $35,033. Males had a median income of $31,462 versus $21,136 for females.

Geography

Elkview is the primary city name, but also Frame are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Elkview, West Virginia. Elkview is located at 38°2616N 81°2855W (38.437810, -81.482007), twelve miles east of Charleston.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Elkview CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), of which 1.7 square miles is land and 0.1 square mile (0.2 km²) (4.49%) is water. The town has a population of 1,816. The Elkview area is the largest in the state by land area. It is the second largest CDP in South Carolina after Charleston, with 1,715. The area is home to the South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences, which has a campus in Elkview. It also has the University of South Carolina's College of Business and Economics, which is located in the town's central business district. The community is also home to South Carolina State University, which was founded in 1876. It was the first state college in the United States to be chartered in 1875. The state's first hospital was built in 1881. The city's population was 1,632 in 1883. It has a current population of 2,814. The U.N. World Heritage Site is in Elk View, South Carolina. The CDP is the only one in the South to have been designated a World HeritageSite in the World Heritage Area.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,182 people, 507 households, and 370 families residing in the community. Herbert Hoover High School was named in honor of former U.S. President Herbert Hoover. It was located in Clendenin, a few miles north of Elkview, prior to its extensive flood damage in 2016. The original building was torn down, and in 2020 Kanawha County broke ground for the new building in Elkview. The community's age distribution is 20.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 18. 3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in theCommunity was $35,033, and the median income. for a family was $37,467. The per capita income for the community was $15,057. About 11.5% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under age 18 and 21.3%) of those age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was2.74. The population density was 697.4 people per square mile (270.0/km²). There were 552 housing units at an average density of 325.7/sq mi (126.1/ km²). The racial makeup of the community is 98.82% White, 0.25% Native American, 0,25% Asian, and 0.68% from two or more races.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia = 30. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Elkview = 4.2 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 228,989 individuals with a median age of 44.2 age the population dropped by -3.98% in Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 680 residents per square mile of area (270/km²). There are average 2.27 people per household in the 499 households with an average household income of $41,135 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.60% of the available work force and has dropped -6.00% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.40%. The number of physicians in Elkview per 100,000 population = 368.5.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Elkview = 43.4 inches and the annual snowfall = 34.3 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 150. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 175. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia which are owned by the occupant = 70.72%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 34 years with median home cost = $76,230 and home appreciation of 0.61%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.30 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,763 per student. There are 16.2 students for each teacher in the school, 423 students for each Librarian and 220 students for each Counselor. 6.63% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 8.08% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 8.56% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Elkview's population in Kanawha County, West Virginia of 36,848 residents in 1900 has increased 6,21-fold to 228,989 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.25% female residents and 47.75% male residents live in Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

    As of 2020 in Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia are married and the remaining 39.98% are single population.

  • 22.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Elkview require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    80.75% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.16% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.18% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.96% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia, 70.72% are owner-occupied homes, another 17.28% are rented apartments, and the remaining 11.99% are vacant.

  • The 33.24% of the population in Elkview, Kanawha County, West Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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