Elkton, SD

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Elkton Profile


Overview

Elkton is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 726 people and just one neighborhood, Elkton is the 80th largest community in South Dakota. Elkton has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Elkton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.72% of Elkton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Elkton is a city of managers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elkton who work in management occupations (16.13%), food service (8.93%), and office and administrative support (8.19%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Elkton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Elkton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Elkton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

As is often the case in a small city, Elkton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Elkton Demographics

In terms of college education, Elkton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.95% of adults 25 and older in Elkton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Elkton in 2018 was $21,667, which is lower middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,668 for a family of four. However, Elkton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Elkton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Elkton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elkton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Elkton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elkton include German, Norwegian, Irish, Dutch, and French.

In addition, Elkton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.20%).

The most common language spoken in Elkton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Elkton, SD HOMES

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TYPE OF Elkton, SD HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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    South Dakota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Elkton VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Elkton Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Brookings High School 01
530 Elm Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
09-12
George S. Mickelson Middle School 02
1801 12th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
06-08
Hillcrest Elementary 04 School
304 15th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
KG-03
Camelot Intermediate 06 School
1401 15th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
04-05
Elkton Elementary 02 School
508 Buffalo St
Elkton, SD 57026
PK-06
Elkton High School 01
508 Buffalo St
Elkton, SD 57026
09-12
Elkton Jr. High 03 School
508 Buffalo St
Elkton, SD 57026
07-08
Newdale Colony Elementary 04 School
21336 484th Ave
Elkton, SD 57026
KG-08
Rolland Colony Elementary 05 School
48088 210th St
White, SD 57276
KG-08
Deubrook High School 01
100 School Ave
White, SD 57276
09-12
Deubrook Jr. High 02 School
100 School Ave
White, SD 57276
07-08
Norfeld Colony Elementary 07 School
20426 482nd Ave
White, SD 57276
KG-08
Red Willow Colony School 09
20019 474th Ave
White, SD 57276
KG-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

BROOKINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 05-1


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.3% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.1% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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ELKTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 05-3


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.2% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.4% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.8% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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DEUBROOK AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT 05-6


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.4% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.8% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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