Elkins, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,369 housing units in Elkins. This represents a 2.3% growth from 3,293 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,365 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 4 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Elkins is about 62.1%. Elkins's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.9%. Average household size is 2.2 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Elkins were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom10.80%
Two Bedrooms27.80%
Three Bedrooms40.50%
Four Bedrooms15.40%
Five Bedrooms or more4.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.22
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$70,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.17
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$338

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.20%
Home Equity Loan2.40%
Simple Mortgage44.30%
Debt Free49.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.3%