Elk Point, South Dakota Population 2022

2,187
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Elk Point is a city located in Union County South Dakota. Elk Point has a 2020 population of 2,187. Elk Point is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,149 in 2010.

The average household income in Elk Point is $80,042 with a poverty rate of 11.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $155,700. The median age in Elk Point is 36.9 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Elk Point Demographics

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

  • White: 97.81%
  • Black or African American: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Elk Point, South Dakota is 2,187 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,149.

Elk Point, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,05697.81%
Black or African American291.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.81%
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Elk Point Population by Race

Elk Point Population Pyramid 2022

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Elk Point Median Age

37.2


Total

36.1


Male

39.6


Female

Elk Point Adults

There are 1,524 adults, (450 of whom are seniors) in Elk Point.

Elk Point Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk Point Sex Ratio

Female

1,042

49.57%

Male

1,060

50.43%

Elk Point Population by Age

Elk Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elk Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.4%6.6%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family47.1%52.9%
Female45.2%54.8%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elk Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8702.3572.3
Married455393.4
Male193100
Female843.3645.2
Non Family3121.147.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Elk Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade433.02%
9th to 12th Grade503.51%
High School Graduate36125.33%
Some College23816.70%
Associates Degree30421.33%
Bachelors Degree25718.04%
Graduate Degree17212.07%
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Elk Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3821,289429
Black2020
Native American88
Hispanic1515

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 white people with a rate of 31.04%.

Elk Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,379$52,547$38,712
Less Than 9th Grade$55,156$$
High School Graduate$37,981$40,625$
Some College$49,063$54,688$38,676
Bachelors Degree$56,759$58,125$46,250
Graduate Degree$45,903$$75,781

$45,379

Average Earnings

$52,547

Average Male

$38,712

Average Female

Elk Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk Point Language by Age

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Elk Point Language

98.58% of Elk Point residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Elk Point Language

Elk Point Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,94320610.60%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic633250.79%

11.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.48%

Male Poverty Rate

14.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk Point is White, with 10.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk Point is Hispanic, with 50.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.44%.

Elk Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School19.60%
Some College8.92%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%

Elk Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.84%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.12%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Elk Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,735$71,379
Families$83,571$91,180
Married Families$94,432-
Non Families$22,813$33,326
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Income by Household Type

Elk Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk Point Married by Age and Sex

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Elk Point 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 Point Marital Status by Race

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Elk Point Marital Status

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191

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War29
Vietnam111
Korea41
World War II7

Elk Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 548
55 to 6415
65 to 7459
75+100

Elk Point Veterans by Age

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Elk Point Veterans by Race

Elk Point Veterans by Education

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8.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk Point Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Elk Point Employment by Age

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Elk Point Employment by Race

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Elk Point 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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33.54%

Born in Elk Point

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Elk Point residents were born in the United States, with 33.54% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elk Point Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9630.00%
20111,982190.97%
20122,001190.96%
20132,020190.95%
20142,039190.94%
20152,058190.93%
20162,077190.92%
20172,096190.91%
20182,115190.91%
20192,134190.90%
20202,149150.70%
20212,168190.88%
20222,187190.88%

Elk Point Population by Year