Elk Garden, WV Population

Population: 217. Estimated population in July 2020: 211 (-2.8% change)
Males: 111 (51.2%), Females: 106 (48.8%)

Mineral County

Zip code: 26717

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $24,375
Median house value: $41,500

Races in Elk Garden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (12.4%), English (7.4%), Irish (5.1%), United States (4.1%), Dutch (3.2%), Polish (3.2%).

Elevation: 2288 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elk Garden

  • High school or higher: 62.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 47.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elk Garden town

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-14.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Elk Garden:

  • POTOMAC VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; KEYSER, WV)
  • GARRETT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; OAKLAND, MD)
  • HAMPSHIRE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; ROMNEY, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elk Garden:

  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 55 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 63 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 67 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elk Garden:

  • GARRETT COUNTY (about 18 miles; OAKLAND, MD; Abbreviation: 2G4)
  • GRANT COUNTY (about 28 miles; PETERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: W99)
  • MEXICO FARMS (about 32 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD; Abbreviation: 1W3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elk Garden:

  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 66 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 69 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
Public primary/middle school in Elk Garden:

  • ELK GARDEN SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: ROUTE 1 BOX 320; Grades: PK – 08)