Elk Rapids, Michigan Population 2024

1,635

Elk Rapids is a city located in Antrim County Michigan. Elk Rapids has a 2024 population of 1,635. Elk Rapids is currently growing at a rate of 1.62% annually and its population has increased by 6.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,533 in 2020.

The average household income in Elk Rapids is $96,699 with a poverty rate of 5.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elk Rapids is 57.9 years, 56.9 years for males, and 57.9 years for females.

Elk Rapids Demographics

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

  • White: 91.65%
  • Two or more races: 6.57%
  • Asian: 1.79%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
990.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.65% (102)
The current population of Elk Rapids, Michigan is 1,635 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,533.

Elk Rapids, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,43791.65%
Two or more races1036.57%
Asian281.79%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Elk Rapids Population by Race

Elk Rapids Population Pyramid 2024

Elk Rapids Median Age

57.9

Total

56.9

Male

57.9

Female

Elk Rapids Adults

There are 1,310 adults, (578 of whom are seniors) in Elk Rapids.

Elk Rapids Age Dependency

114.2

Age Dependency Ratio

79

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk Rapids Sex Ratio

Female83153%
Male73747%

Elk Rapids Population by Age

Elk Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8121.9378.421.6
Married4192.3779.720.3
Non Family3121.0973.126.9
Female432.881000
Male382.8484.215.8

2.44

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elk Rapids Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade211.68%
Associates Degree14411.52%
Bachelors Degree36429.12%
Graduate Degree23018.4%
High School Graduate22317.84%
Less Than 9th Grade10.08%
Some College26721.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elk Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1481,135533
2+ Races827341
Hispanic554620
Asian202020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Elk Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,188$99,583$43,558
Graduate Degree$0$120,556$35,278
High School Graduate$44,868$62,901$34,375
Less Than 9th Grade$33,333$0$0
Overall$44,965$59,545$36,793
Some College$36,875$37,768$36,607

$44,965

Average Earnings

$59,545

Average Male

$36,793

Average Female

Elk Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk Rapids Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elk Rapids Language

97.79% of Elk Rapids residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Elk Rapids Language

Elk Rapids Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,437886.12%

5.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.39%

Male Poverty Rate

7.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk Rapids is White, with 6.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk Rapids is White, with 6.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.58%.

Elk Rapids Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.64%
High School8.52%
Some College8.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.39%

Elk Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed5.14%
Female Unemployed0%

Elk Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk Rapids Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$101,667$117,109
Households$77,396$96,699
Married Families$109,792$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,875$63,090

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elk Rapids Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk Rapids Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elk Rapids 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 55-64.

Elk Rapids Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elk Rapids Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

195

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War18
Korea18
Second Gulf War3
World War II0

Elk Rapids Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64110
65 to 7442
75+33
35 to 5410
18 to 340

Elk Rapids Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White18915.65%
2+ Races67.32%

Elk Rapids Veterans by Race

Elk Rapids Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk Rapids Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Elk Rapids Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elk Rapids Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elk Rapids 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

73.28%

Born in Elk Rapids

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.77% of Elk Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 73.28% having been born in Michigan. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elk Rapids Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,762251.44%
20281,737261.52%
20271,711251.48%
20261,686261.57%
20251,660251.53%
20241,635261.62%
20231,609251.58%
20221,584241.54%
20211,560271.76%
20201,533-87-5.37%
20191,620-1-0.06%
20181,62150.31%
20171,616110.69%
20161,60530.19%
20151,602-9-0.56%
20141,61110.06%
20131,610-10-0.62%
20121,620-4-0.25%
20111,624-12-0.73%
20101,63600%

Elk Rapids Population by Year