Elk Park, North Carolina Population 2024

560

Elk Park is a city located in Avery County North Carolina. Elk Park has a 2024 population of 560. Elk Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 546 in 2020.

The average household income in Elk Park is $52,786 with a poverty rate of 23.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elk Park is 47.3 years, 54.4 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Elk Park Demographics

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

  • White: 93.35%
  • Two or more races: 5.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
810.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.56% (14)
The current population of Elk Park, North Carolina is 560 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 546.

Elk Park, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47793.35%
Two or more races285.48%
Black or African American30.59%
Asian30.59%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Elk Park Population by Race

Elk Park Population Pyramid 2024

Elk Park Median Age

47.3

Total

54.4

Male

39.8

Female

Elk Park Adults

There are 448 adults, (81 of whom are seniors) in Elk Park.

Elk Park Age Dependency

39.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk Park Sex Ratio

Female29958.51%
Male21241.49%

Elk Park Population by Age

Elk Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2601.9753.146.9
Non Family1261.2134.165.9
Married922.5784.815.2
Female382.6634.265.8
Male45.251000
showing: 5 rows

2.63

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elk Park 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 Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 62.5%.

Elk Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,594

Average Earnings

$47,708

Average Male

$35,536

Average Female

Elk Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elk Park Language

97.93% of Elk Park residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Elk Park Language

Elk Park Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White47711624.32%
Asian33100%
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23.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

25%

Male Poverty Rate

22.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk Park

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk Park is White, with 24.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 37.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.41%.

Elk Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College33.83%
High School24.59%
Less Than 9th Grade20.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%
showing: 4 rows

Elk Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed18.64%
Male Employed3.06%
Male Unemployed
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Elk Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elk Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elk Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 15-19.

Elk Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elk Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Elk Park Veterans by War

count

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Elk Park Veterans by Age

count

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Elk Park Veterans by Race

Elk Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Elk Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elk Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elk Park 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

74.56%

Born in Elk Park

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Elk Park residents were born in the United States, with 74.56% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elk Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958040.69%
202857640.7%
202757240.7%
202656840.71%
202556440.71%
202456040.72%
202355640.72%
202255240.73%
202154820.37%
20205469821.88%
201944810.22%
201844710.22%
201744630.68%
2016443
2015443-3-0.67%
2014446
2013446-1-0.22%
2012447-3-0.67%
2011450-2-0.44%
2010452
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Elk Park Population by Year