Elk City, Kansas Population 2021

288
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Elk City is a city located in Montgomery County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 288, it is the 354th largest city in Kansas and the 15449th largest city in the United States . Elk City is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -11.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 325 in 2010. Elk City reached it's highest population of 323 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Elk City has a population density of 852 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elk City is $27,970 with a poverty rate of 49.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $24,800. The median age in Elk City is 41.6 years, 38 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Elk City Demographics

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

  • White: 92.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 4.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Elk City, Kansas is 288 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 294.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 325.

Elk City, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26792.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander134.51%
Two or More Races62.08%
Some Other Race20.69%
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Elk City Population by Race

Elk City Population Pyramid $2021

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Elk City Median Age

41.6


Total

38


Male

44.4


Female

Elk City Adults

There are 227 adults, (53 of whom are seniors) in Elk City.

Elk City Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk City Sex Ratio

Female

142

49.31%

Male

146

50.69%

Elk City Population by Age

Elk City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elk City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
Non Family86.3%13.7%
All84%16%
Female25%75%
Male0%0%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elk City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1252.384
Married663.0589.4
Non Family511.0886.3
Female8425
Male00

3.05

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Elk City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52.59%
9th to 12th Grade2010.36%
High School Graduate8141.97%
Some College5327.46%
Associates Degree115.70%
Bachelors Degree84.15%
Graduate Degree157.77%
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Elk City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1631407
Hispanic13112
Islander131313
2+ Races441
Other Race2

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Elk City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$12,014$12,500$8,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$11,563$11,875$2,500
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$12,014

Average Earnings

$12,500

Average Male

$8,750

Average Female

Elk City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk City Language by Age

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Elk City Language

91.85% of Elk City residents speak only English, while 8.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.15% of the population.

Elk City Language

Elk City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2379238.82%
Hispanic3232100.00%
Islander1313100.00%
Multiple6583.33%
Other22100.00%

49.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.52%

Male Poverty Rate

54.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk City is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk City is White, with 38.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 29.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.00%.

Elk City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater69.57%
Some College46.88%
High School44.44%
Less Than 9th Grade28.00%

Elk City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed36.76%
Female Employed36.67%

Elk City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,750$27,970
Families$25,250$31,116
Married Families$26,250-
Non Families$21,875$23,114
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Income by Household Type

Elk City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

65.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk City Married by Age and Sex

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Elk City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Elk City Marital Status by Race

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Elk City Marital Status

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29

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
First Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Elk City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7411
75+8
35 to 548
55 to 642
18 to 34

Elk City Veterans by Age

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Elk City Veterans by Race

Elk City Veterans by Education

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20.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk City Veterans by Education

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45.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Elk City Employment by Age

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Elk City Employment by Race

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Elk City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.46%

Born in Elk City

95.14%

Native Born

4.86%

Foreign Born

4.51%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.14% of Elk City residents were born in the United States, with 61.46% having been born in Kansas. 4.51% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021288-2-0.69%
2020290-2-0.68%
2019292-2-0.68%
2018294-3-1.01%
2017297-4-1.33%
2016301-5-1.63%
2015306-6-1.92%
2014312-3-0.95%
20133150.00%
2012315-3-0.94%
2011318-5-1.55%
20103230.00%

Elk City Population by Year