Elkhart, Kansas Population 2024

1,716

Elkhart is a city located in Morton County Kansas. Elkhart has a 2024 population of 1,716. It is also the county seat of Morton County.Elkhart is currently declining at a rate of -2.78% annually and its population has decreased by -8.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,884 in 2020.

The average household income in Elkhart is $72,021 with a poverty rate of 17.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elkhart is 44.3 years, 37.4 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Elkhart Demographics

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

  • White: 86.71%
  • Two or more races: 11.35%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
835.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.92% (-168)
The current population of Elkhart, Kansas is 1,716 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,884.

Elkhart, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33786.71%
Two or more races17511.35%
Asian261.69%
Other race40.26%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elkhart Population by Race

Elkhart Population Pyramid 2024

Elkhart Median Age

44.3

Total

37.4

Male

45.3

Female

Elkhart Adults

There are 1,140 adults, (312 of whom are seniors) in Elkhart.

Elkhart Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkhart Sex Ratio

Female83954.41%
Male70345.59%

Elkhart Population by Age

Elkhart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5432.7175.324.7
Non Family2731.067030
Married2074.4381.618.4
Male493.981000
Female144.790100
showing: 5 rows

4.26

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elkhart Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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%.

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,897

Average Earnings

$60,208

Average Male

$29,597

Average Female

Elkhart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkhart Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elkhart Language

90.57% of Elkhart residents speak only English, while 9.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.35% of the population.

Elkhart Language

Elkhart Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,18517915.11%
Multiple1727543.6%
Hispanic2345322.65%
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17.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.52%

Male Poverty Rate

21.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkhart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkhart is Multiple, with 43.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkhart is White, with 15.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.56%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.78%.

Elkhart Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.44%
Some College17.52%
High School13.45%
Bachelors or Greater11.05%
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Elkhart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed5.03%
Female Unemployed
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Elkhart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkhart Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elkhart Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkhart Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elkhart Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Elkhart Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elkhart Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

70

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Elkhart Veterans by War

count

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Elkhart Veterans by Age

count

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Elkhart Veterans by Race

Elkhart Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

35.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkhart Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Elkhart Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elkhart Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elkhart 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

53.05%

Born in Elkhart

94.23%

Native Born

5.77%

Foreign Born

4.09%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.23% of Elkhart residents were born in the United States, with 53.05% having been born in Kansas. 4.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elkhart Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,471-49-3.22%
20281,520-49-3.12%
20271,569-49-3.03%
20261,618-49-2.94%
20251,667-49-2.86%
20241,716-49-2.78%
20231,765-49-2.7%
20221,814-49-2.63%
20211,863-21-1.11%
20201,8841589.15%
20191,726-87-4.8%
20181,813-54-2.89%
20171,867-40-2.1%
20161,907-101-5.03%
20152,008-60-2.9%
20142,068-52-2.45%
20132,120-11-0.52%
20122,131-35-1.62%
20112,166-45-2.04%
20102,211
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Elkhart Population by Year