Elk City, Kansas Population 2024

257

Elk City is a city located in Montgomery County Kansas. Elk City has a 2024 population of 257. Elk City is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 258 in 2020.

The average household income in Elk City is $42,825 with a poverty rate of 32.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elk City is 45.9 years, 29.8 years for males, and 54.1 years for females.

Elk City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elk City was:

  • White: 89.97%
  • Two or more races: 6.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.73%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
759.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.39% (-1)
The current population of Elk City, Kansas is 257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 258.

Elk City, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White26089.97%
Two or more races206.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander51.73%
Other race41.38%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Elk City Population by Race

Elk City Population Pyramid 2024

Elk City Median Age

45.9

Total

29.8

Male

54.1

Female

Elk City Adults

There are 242 adults, (77 of whom are seniors) in Elk City.

Elk City Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk City Sex Ratio

Female14550.17%
Male14449.83%

Elk City Population by Age

Elk City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All883.2876.123.9
Married39587.212.8
Non Family371.0578.421.6
Female104.62080
Male24.51000
showing: 5 rows

4.65

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elk City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elk City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Elk City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,250

Average Earnings

$36,667

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Elk City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elk City Language

96.79% of Elk City residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.21% of the population.

Elk City Language

Elk City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2487128.63%
Hispanic131292.31%
Islander55100%
Other44100%
Multiple2015%
showing: 5 rows

32.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.42%

Male Poverty Rate

28.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk City is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk City is Multiple, with 5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.89%.

Elk City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater66.67%
High School39.06%
Less Than 9th Grade38.89%
Some College19.23%
showing: 4 rows

Elk City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed27.27%
Female Employed14.63%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Elk City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elk City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

69.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elk City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Elk City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elk City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Elk City Veterans by War

count

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Elk City Veterans by Age

count

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Elk City Veterans by Race

Elk City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.2%

Labor Force Participation

34.4%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elk City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elk City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elk City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.97%

Born in Elk City

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of Elk City residents were born in the United States, with 71.97% having been born in Kansas. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Elk City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029257
2028257
2027257
2026257
2025257
2024257
2023257
2022257
2021257-1-0.39%
2020258-32-11.03%
2019290-2-0.68%
2018292-3-1.02%
2017295-4-1.34%
2016299-6-1.97%
2015305-7-2.24%
2014312-3-0.95%
2013315
2012315-3-0.94%
2011318-5-1.55%
2010323
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Elk City Population by Year