Elkader is a city located in Clayton County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Clayton County. With a 2020 population of 1,205, it is the 242nd largest city in Iowa and the 9565th largest city in the United States . Elkader is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -5.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,273 in 2010. Elkader reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Elkader has a population density of 875 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elkader is $61,164 with a poverty rate of 7.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $677 per month, and the median house value is $89,400. The median age in Elkader is 46.3 years, 45.2 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.