Elk Point, South Dakota Population 2020

1,837

Elk Point is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,837, it is the 39th largest city in South Dakota and the 7956th largest city in the United States. Elk Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -6.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,963 in 2010. Elk Point reached it's highest population of 1,978 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Elk Point has a population density of 1,347 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elk Point is $78,886 with a poverty rate of 10.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $507 per month, and the median house value is $147,000. The median age in Elk Point is 37.2 years, 36.4 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males.

Elk Point Demographics

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

  • White: 93.63%
  • Native American: 3.92%
  • Black or African American: 2.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elk Point, South Dakota is 1,837, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,869.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,963.

Elk Point, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,03093.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native853.92%
Black or African American492.26%
Two or More Races40.18%

Elk Point Population Pyramid 2020

Elk Point Median Age

37.2


Total

36.4


Male

38.5


Female

Elk Point Adults

There are 1,561 adults, (437 of whom are seniors) in Elk Point.

Elk Point Age Dependency

92.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk Point Sex Ratio

Female

1,117

51.52%

Male

1,051

48.48%

Elk Point Households and Families

Elk Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elk Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.6%8.4%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family56%44%
Female52.1%47.9%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8612.4477.4
Married5003.0591.6
Non Family2681.2856
Female732.152.1
Male204.05100

2.95

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elk Point Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade433.02%
9th to 12th Grade725.05%
High School Graduate40028.05%
Some College24717.32%
Associates Degree22615.85%
Bachelors Degree27219.07%
Graduate Degree16611.64%

Elk Point Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3371,232428
Native American5949
Black262610
Multiple Races44

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 black people with a rate of 38.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,558$52,083$35,875
Less Than High School$$2,500$
High School Grad$35,625$42,411$
Some College$39,113$51,250$31,964
Bachelors Degree$63,875$75,417$34,500
Graduate Degree$50,179$$54,034

$43,558

Average Earnings

$52,083

Average Male

$35,875

Average Female

Elk Point Language

Elk Point Language by Age

Elk Point Language

97.55% of Elk Point residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Elk Point Poverty

Elk Point Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,9751557.85%
Native554276.36%
Hispanic1515100.00%
Multiple44100.00%

10.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.93%

Male Poverty Rate

14.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk Point

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk Point is White, with 7.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.71%.

Name Poverty
High School23.66%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
Less Than High School3.03%
Name Poverty
Male Employed2.92%
Female Employed2.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elk Point Income

Elk Point Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,750$78,886
Families$90,223$99,486
Married Families$94,861-
Non Families$33,015$32,973

Elk Point Marital Status

Elk Point Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk Point Married by Age and Sex

Elk Point 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 45-54.

Elk Point Marital Status by Race

Elk Point Veterans

185

Number of Veterans

173

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam80
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War36
Korea28
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
75+65
65 to 7444
55 to 6429
18 to 3429
35 to 5418

$Elk Point Veterans by Education

3.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk Point Employment Status

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Elk Point Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

36.49%

Born in South Dakota

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.72% of Elk Point residents were born in the United States, with 36.49% 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 Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,837-16-0.86%
20191,853-16-0.86%
20181,869140.75%
20171,855-16-0.86%
20161,871-2-0.11%
20151,873-58-3.00%
20141,931-16-0.82%
20131,947-31-1.57%
20121,97830.15%
20111,97550.25%
20101,9700.00%