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Elk Park is a town in Avery County.
The latitude of Elk Park is 36.157N. The longitude is -81.978W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,166 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 462.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elk Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Avery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28622 ZIP code.
8% of Elk Park residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elk Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elk Park was $13,486, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Elk Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elk Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $304. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $590.
Avery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elk Park political report.
The average commute time for Elk Park workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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