Elk County, Kansas Population 2018

Elk County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,498 with a growth rate of -5.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Elk County, Kansas is the 94th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,498-137-5.20%
20162,6351244.94%
20162,511-60-2.33%
20152,571-123-4.57%
20142,694612.32%
20132,633-28-1.05%
20122,661-125-4.49%
20112,786-81-2.83%
20102,867-460-13.83%
19903,327-591-15.08%
19803,918601.56%
19703,858-1,190-23.57%
19605,048-1,631-24.42%
19506,679-1,501-18.35%
19408,180-1,030-11.18%
19309,2101761.95%
19209,034-1,094-10.80%
191010,128-1,315-11.49%
190011,443-773-6.33%
189012,2161,59315.00%
188010,6230.00%

Elk County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,487
Two or More Races67
American Indian and Alaska Native52
Some Other Race13
Asian13
Black or African American3

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Elk County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Elk County, Kansas Median Age

50.8


Total

49.6


Male

52.8


Female

Elk County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,100 adults, (733 of which are seniors) in Elk County, Kansas.

Elk County, Kansas Age Dependency

92.6

Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,320

50.09%

Male

1,315

49.91%

Elk County, Kansas Households and Families

Elk County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elk County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All81.6%18.4%
Female79.2%20.8%
Non Family69.9%30.1%
Male57.6%42.4%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elk County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2452.0881.6
Married6832.7190.5
Non Family4281.0369.9
Female1012.3679.2
Male331.6457.6

2.59

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elk County, Kansas Households

Elk County, Kansas Education

Elk County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade673.29%
9th to 12th Grade1286.28%
High School Graduate74236.41%
Some College57128.02%
Associates Degree1889.22%
Bachelors Degree22310.94%
Graduate Degree1195.84%

Elk County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9021,720330
Hispanic5851
Native American39335
Multiple Races30306
Other Race138
Asian661
Black33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.00%.

Elk County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,088$32,500$17,841
Less Than High School$21,563$30,417$10,000
High School Grad$17,656$30,568$13,015
Some College$30,116$31,735$19,773
Bachelors Degree$33,056$50,547$
Graduate Degree$49,500$54,286$43,750

$28,088

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$17,841

Average Female

Elk County, Kansas Language

Elk County, Kansas Language by Age

Elk County, Kansas Language

97.60% of Elk County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Elk County, Kansas Poverty

Elk County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,36839016.47%
Hispanic1063633.96%
Native462043.48%
Multiple6734.48%

17.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.99%

Male Poverty Rate

17.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk County, Kansas is Native, with 43.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk County, Kansas is Multiple, with 4.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.89%.

Elk County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.58%
High School17.90%
Some College11.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.28%

Elk County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.36%
Female Employed11.32%
Female Unemployed11.11%
Male Employed9.30%

Elk County, Kansas Income

Elk County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,393$46,621
Families$50,304$52,701
Married Families$52,554$
Non Families$22,424$32,729

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Elk County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Elk County, Kansas Veterans

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by War

277

Number of Veterans

256

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam134
Korea28
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War18
World War II9

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+92
65 to 7492
35 to 5444
55 to 6442
18 to 347

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Education

12.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk County, Kansas Employment Status

Elk County, Kansas Employment by Age

50.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Elk County, Kansas Employment by Race

Elk County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Elk County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Howard687607-80-11.64%
Moline371325-46-12.40%
Longton348306-42-12.07%
Grenola216192-24-11.11%
Elk Falls10795-12-11.21%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990