Elkhart, Kansas Population 2021

1,612
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Elkhart is a city located in Morton County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Morton County. With a 2020 population of 1,612, it is the 140th largest city in Kansas and the 8436th largest city in the United States . Elkhart is currently declining at a rate of -4.33% annually and its population has decreased by -26.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,205 in 2010. Elkhart reached it's highest population of 2,210 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Elkhart has a population density of 785 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkhart is $59,432 with a poverty rate of 10.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $603 per month, and the median house value is $93,500. The median age in Elkhart is 42.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Elkhart Demographics

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

  • White: 94.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Other race: 2.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elkhart, Kansas is 1,612 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,831.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,205.

Elkhart, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,44994.52%
Two or More Races422.74%
Some Other Race402.61%
Black or African American20.13%
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Elkhart Population by Race

Elkhart Population Pyramid $2021

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Elkhart Median Age

42.8


Total

35.2


Male

43.8


Female

Elkhart Adults

There are 1,195 adults, (341 of whom are seniors) in Elkhart.

Elkhart Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkhart Sex Ratio

Female

762

49.71%

Male

771

50.29%

Elkhart Population by Age

Elkhart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elkhart Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.7%12.3%
All69.7%30.3%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female48.5%51.5%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elkhart Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6272.3269.7
Non Family3051.1553.4
Married2533.0487.7
Male362.47100
Female337.5548.5

3.28

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Elkhart Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade393.50%
9th to 12th Grade706.28%
High School Graduate31328.07%
Some College34030.49%
Associates Degree14212.74%
Bachelors Degree17615.78%
Graduate Degree353.14%
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Elkhart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White940902186
Hispanic1346425
Other Race402525
2+ Races3939
Black21

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 62.50%.

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,375$45,236$43,281
Less Than 9th Grade$45,642$45,642$
High School Graduate$36,875$32,273$
Some College$30,658$$26,302
Bachelors Degree$55,700$56,050$
Graduate Degree$56,467$$56,467

$44,375

Average Earnings

$45,236

Average Male

$43,281

Average Female

Elkhart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkhart Language by Age

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Elkhart Language

88.57% of Elkhart residents speak only English, while 11.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.43% of the population.

Elkhart Language

Elkhart Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,1191119.92%
Multiple3939100.00%

10.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.44%

Male Poverty Rate

16.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkhart

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkhart is White, with 9.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.63%.

Elkhart Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College13.98%
High School11.23%
Less Than 9th Grade4.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Elkhart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed2.29%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Elkhart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkhart Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,691$59,432
Families$56,333$77,902
Married Families$59,276-
Non Families$37,804$37,391
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Income by Household Type

Elkhart Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkhart Married by Age and Sex

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Elkhart 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.

Elkhart Marital Status by Race

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Elkhart Marital Status

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139

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War52
Vietnam19
World War II16
First Gulf War7
Korea3

Elkhart Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+52
18 to 3452
65 to 7414
35 to 5411
55 to 6410

Elkhart Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1009.00%
2+ Races3992.86%

Elkhart Veterans by Race

Elkhart Veterans by Education

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32.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkhart Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Elkhart Employment by Age

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Elkhart Employment by Race

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Elkhart 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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52.71%

Born in Elkhart

92.95%

Native Born

7.05%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

3.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.95% of Elkhart residents were born in the United States, with 52.71% having been born in Kansas. 3.78% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,612-73-4.33%
20201,685-73-4.15%
20191,758-73-3.99%
20181,831-39-2.09%
20171,870-30-1.58%
20161,900-109-5.43%
20152,009-61-2.95%
20142,070-51-2.40%
20132,121-9-0.42%
20122,130-36-1.66%
20112,166-44-1.99%
20102,2100.00%

Elkhart Population by Year