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Elkins is a city in Washington County, in the Fayetteville-Springdale metro area.
The latitude of Elkins is 36.001N. The longitude is -94.008W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,217 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,550.
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17% of Elkins residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elkins ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elkins was $17,161, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Elkins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elkins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $420. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $732.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elkins political report.
The average commute time for Elkins workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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