Elkins Park is a residential neighborhood of primarily detached, single family homes built from about 1900 through the 1980s. Median age is ca, 1955. Median lot size is approximately 1/5th of an acre. Median interior living space is approximately 1,700 sq. ft. Typical homes have 2 to 4 bedrooms with 1 to 3 baths; more than half of the homes have full basements; more than half of the homes have garages.
The Elkins Park neighborhood is generally bounded by Shelmire Street, Church Road, Township Line Road (Route 73) and Valley Green Road.