Elk County, Kansas Population 2018

Elk County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,498 with a growth rate of -0.52% 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
20172,581833.32%
20172,498-13-0.52%
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
White2,414
Two or More Races93
American Indian and Alaska Native49
Asian13
Some Other Race8
Black or African American4

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Elk County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

20406080100120 Male Population20406080100120 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Elk County, Kansas Median Age

50.8


Total

49.7


Male

53.3


Female

Elk County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,045 adults, (730 of whom are seniors) in Elk County, Kansas.

Elk County, Kansas Age Dependency

96.3

Age Dependency Ratio

55.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,310

50.76%

Male

1,271

49.24%

Elk County, Kansas Households and Families

Elk County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Elk County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.9%7.1%
All81.5%18.5%
Female78.3%21.7%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Male57.6%42.4%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elk County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1582.1981.5
Married6232.8892.9
Non Family4191.0567.1
Female832.8378.3
Male332.0957.6

2.82

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

2.1%

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 Grade914.71%
9th to 12th Grade1045.38%
High School Graduate75138.85%
Some College48224.94%
Associates Degree20010.35%
Bachelors Degree1648.48%
Graduate Degree1417.29%

Elk County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8041,643287
Hispanic5626
Native American343015
Multiple Races29292
Other Race82
Asian661
Black44

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 44.12%.

Elk County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,186$31,848$16,677
Less Than High School$36,625$37,500$9,063
High School Grad$20,819$30,150$13,281
Some College$21,339$31,047$17,045
Bachelors Degree$25,938$47,500$20,250
Graduate Degree$48,333$56,786$46,250

$25,186

Average Earnings

$31,848

Average Male

$16,677

Average Female

Elk County, Kansas Language

Elk County, Kansas Language by Age

Elk County, Kansas Language

97.30% of Elk County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Elk County, Kansas Poverty

Elk County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,31732213.90%
Native471634.04%
Multiple9344.30%
Hispanic10610.94%

13.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.50%

Male Poverty Rate

15.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk County, Kansas is Native, with 34.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 0.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.66%.

Elk County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.08%
High School12.97%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%

Elk County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.83%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed4.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Elk County, Kansas Income

Elk County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,405$46,848
Families$52,243$54,155
Married Families$55,265$
Non Families$23,798$32,688

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

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 35To44.

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Elk County, Kansas Veterans

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by War

254

Number of Veterans

245

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam128
Korea31
First Gulf War25
Second Gulf War12
World War II6

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+95
65 to 7485
55 to 6442
35 to 5426
18 to 346

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Education

9.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk County, Kansas Employment Status

Elk County, Kansas Employment by Age

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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