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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Elkhorn City is a town in Kentucky with a population of 1,037. Elkhorn City is in Pike County. Living in Elkhorn City offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Elkhorn City and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$70,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$503
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    108
    500
  • Theft
    216
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    34%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    13%

Working in Elkhorn City

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$23,409
National
$55,322
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Elkhorn City Reviews

2 reviews
It's a fairly small place, very tight-knit community, most everyone knows each other, and it's a very friendly place, albeit not always the cleanest, it's good.
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Very small town where everyone knows everyone. Family oriented. Not a whole lot to do, but it is beautiful.