The unemployment rate in Elkin is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Elkin jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Elkin's cost of living is 19.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Elkin, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Surry county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Elkin's population is 4,189 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Elkin is $109,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.2%. Check out the homes in the area
Elkin public schools spend $8,915 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Elkin. More Education