Elk Rapids, Michigan Population 2020

2,590
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Elk Rapids is a city located in Michigan. Elk Rapids has a 2020 population of 2,590. Elk Rapids is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,623 in 2010. Elk Rapids reached it's highest population of 2,623 in 2010.

The average household income in Elk Rapids is $88,411 with a poverty rate of 11.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $869 per month, and the median house value is $229,100. The median age in Elk Rapids is 53.7 years, 54.4 years for males, and 53.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.9 males.

Elk Rapids Demographics

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

  • White: 98.72%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elk Rapids, Michigan is 2,590, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,594.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,623.

Elk Rapids, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,54298.72%
Two or More Races331.28%
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Elk Rapids Population by Race

Elk Rapids Population Pyramid 2020

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Elk Rapids Median Age

53.7


Total

54.4


Male

53.6


Female

Elk Rapids Adults

There are 2,116 adults, (859 of whom are seniors) in Elk Rapids.

Elk Rapids Age Dependency

104.9

Age Dependency Ratio

68.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk Rapids Sex Ratio

Female

1,416

54.99%

Male

1,159

45.01%

Elk Rapids Population by Age

Elk Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elk Rapids Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95%5%
All83.4%16.6%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
Male72.5%27.5%
Female43.1%56.9%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elk Rapids Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1422.2483.4
Married6162.6795
Non Family3701.1177.8
Female1163.4343.1
Male402.7872.5

2.64

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Elk Rapids Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade351.78%
9th to 12th Grade653.30%
High School Graduate43021.83%
Some College42921.78%
Associates Degree27914.16%
Bachelors Degree37719.14%
Graduate Degree35518.02%
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Elk Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9511,851729
Multiple Races19193

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.37%.

Elk Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,485$34,732$24,574
Less Than High School$21,875$21,328$
High School Grad$27,372$31,250$27,011
Some College$24,507$33,333$16,563
Bachelors Degree$51,500$72,589$47,639
Graduate Degree$35,192$33,750$

$27,485

Average Earnings

$34,732

Average Male

$24,574

Average Female

Elk Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk Rapids Language by Age

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Elk Rapids Language

98.95% of Elk Rapids residents speak only English, while 1.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Elk Rapids Language

Elk Rapids Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,51827610.96%
Multiple33824.24%

11.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

14.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk Rapids is Multiple, with 24.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk Rapids is White, with 10.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.59%.

Elk Rapids Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.00%
Some College17.09%
High School10.70%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Elk Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed11.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.66%

Elk Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk Rapids Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,944$88,411
Families$76,955$95,508
Married Families$86,667-
Non Families$28,558$65,124
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Income by Household Type

Elk Rapids Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk Rapids Married by Age and Sex

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Elk Rapids 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 55-64.

Elk Rapids Marital Status by Race

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Elk Rapids Marital Status

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270

Number of Veterans

258

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
Korea46
First Gulf War43
World War II20
Second Gulf War9

Elk Rapids Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74115
75+98
35 to 5437
55 to 6411
18 to 349

Elk Rapids Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26712.73%
2 or More315.79%

Elk Rapids Veterans by Race

Elk Rapids Veterans by Education

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5.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk Rapids Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Elk Rapids Employment by Age

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Elk Rapids Employment by Race

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Elk Rapids 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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78.33%

Born in Michigan

99.81%

Native Born

0.19%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.81% of Elk Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 78.33% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Elk Rapids Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,590-2-0.08%
20192,592-2-0.08%
20182,59440.15%
20172,590180.70%
20162,57240.16%
20152,568-14-0.54%
20142,58220.08%
20132,580-15-0.58%
20122,595-8-0.31%
20112,603-20-0.76%
20102,6230.00%

Elk Rapids Population by Year