Elk City, Oklahoma Population 2020

10,789
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Elk City is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 10,789, it is the 43rd largest city in Oklahoma and the 2934th largest city in the United States. Elk City is currently declining at a rate of -3.29% annually and its population has decreased by -7.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,693 in 2010. Elk City reached it's highest population of 12,615 in 2014. Spanning over 16 miles, Elk City has a population density of 663 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elk City is $71,033 with a poverty rate of 14.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $801 per month, and the median house value is $150,700. The median age in Elk City is 34.9 years, 34.7 years for males, and 35.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.9 males.

Elk City Demographics

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

  • White: 87.45%
  • Two or more races: 4.62%
  • Other race: 3.43%
  • Native American: 1.60%
  • Black or African American: 1.47%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elk City, Oklahoma is 10,789, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,523.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,693.

Elk City, Oklahoma Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,519-95-0.44%
201921,614-95-0.44%
201821,709-95-0.44%
201721,804-629-2.88%
201622,433-1,128-5.03%
201523,561-38-0.16%
201423,5991300.55%
201323,4694001.70%
201223,0697633.31%
201122,3062461.10%
201022,0600.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,53487.45%
Two or More Races5564.62%
Some Other Race4133.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1931.60%
Black or African American1771.47%
Asian1731.44%
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Elk City Population Pyramid 2020

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Elk City Median Age

34.9


Total

34.7


Male

35.4


Female

Elk City Adults

There are 8,877 adults, (1,550 of whom are seniors) in Elk City.

Elk City Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk City Sex Ratio

Female

5,795

48.11%

Male

6,251

51.89%

Elk City Households and Families

Elk City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elk City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Female63.5%36.5%
All62.7%37.3%
Male56.5%43.5%
Non Family38.9%61.1%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1582.8462.7
Married2,1423.578.5
Non Family1,3821.3738.9
Female3974.1563.5
Male2373.2756.5

3.42

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

11%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Elk City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1682.13%
9th to 12th Grade7239.17%
High School Graduate3,19640.53%
Some College1,80022.83%
Associates Degree5396.84%
Bachelors Degree96312.21%
Graduate Degree4966.29%
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Elk City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2295,5631,211
Hispanic1,096970160
Other Race396322
Black173129
Multiple Races1661075
Asian12112158
Native American656525

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.93%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,360$37,222$26,938
Less Than High School$28,529$30,625$25,625
High School Grad$30,799$35,294$21,892
Some College$33,203$39,369$25,563
Bachelors Degree$47,206$50,325$41,955
Graduate Degree$$152,432$44,511

$34,360

Average Earnings

$37,222

Average Male

$26,938

Average Female

Elk City Language

Elk City Language by Age

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Elk City Language

90.17% of Elk City residents speak only English, while 9.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.12% of the population.

Elk City Poverty

Elk City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,0011,31814.64%
Hispanic1,79528415.82%
Multiple5306612.45%
Black1394532.37%
Native19263.13%

14.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.15%

Male Poverty Rate

17.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk City is Black, with 32.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk City is Native, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.42%
Some College14.81%
High School14.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.15%
Male Unemployed36.25%
Female Employed11.20%
Male Employed3.11%

Elk City Income

Elk City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,712$71,033
Families$64,704$83,691
Married Families$77,245-
Non Families$31,383$41,114
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Elk City Marital Status

Elk City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elk City Marital Status by Race

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Elk City Veterans

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589

Number of Veterans

579

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War280
First Gulf War206
Vietnam175
Korea81
World War II5
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54270
65 to 74125
75+96
55 to 6460
18 to 3438
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5526.97%
Hispanic1058.31%
Black1810.40%
Other82.02%
Indian66.19%
2 or More52.89%

Elk City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk City Employment Status

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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60.34%

Born in Oklahoma

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

2.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Elk City residents were born in the United States, with 60.34% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,789-367-3.29%
201911,156-367-3.18%
201811,523-39-0.34%
201711,562-367-3.08%
201611,929-657-5.22%
201512,586-29-0.23%
201412,6151240.99%
201312,4912391.95%
201212,2524343.67%
201111,8181481.27%
201011,6701,1601.05%
200010,510820.08%
199010,4288490.85%
19809,5792,2562.72%
19707,323-873-1.12%
19608,1962340.29%
19507,9622,9414.72%
19405,021-645-1.20%
19305,6662,8527.25%
19202,814-351-1.17%
19103,1650.00%