Elkhart, Kansas Population 2020

1,763

Elkhart is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,763, it is the 132nd largest city in Kansas and the 8099th largest city in the United States. Elkhart is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -20.05% 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 859 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkhart is $53,074 with a poverty rate of 5.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $92,400. The median age in Elkhart is 44 years, 39.5 years for males, and 46 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.7 males.

Elkhart Demographics

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

  • White: 93.90%
  • Other race: 3.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elkhart, Kansas is 1,763, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,819.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,205.

Elkhart, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,58693.90%
Some Other Race633.73%
Two or More Races311.84%
Black or African American90.53%

Elkhart Population Pyramid 2020

Elkhart Median Age

44


Total

39.5


Male

46


Female

Elkhart Adults

There are 1,320 adults, (326 of whom are seniors) in Elkhart.

Elkhart Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkhart Sex Ratio

Female

813

48.13%

Male

876

51.87%

Elkhart Households and Families

Elkhart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elkhart Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.5%9.5%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Female45.9%54.1%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7022.2970.2
Non Family3191.0748.9
Married2752.8590.5
Male713.28100
Female376.745.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elkhart Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade736.27%
9th to 12th Grade877.47%
High School Graduate37332.02%
Some College34229.36%
Associates Degree857.30%
Bachelors Degree16514.16%
Graduate Degree403.43%

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White948892184
Hispanic1848821
Other Race635221
Multiple Races3124
Black91

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,453$42,125$24,694
Less Than High School$$41,492$
High School Grad$40,357$41,016$
Some College$31,510$32,031$23,750
Bachelors Degree$40,865$53,810$24,464
Graduate Degree$56,765$$56,397

$40,453

Average Earnings

$42,125

Average Male

$24,694

Average Female

Elkhart Language

Elkhart Language by Age

Elkhart Language

82.49% of Elkhart residents speak only English, while 17.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.61% of the population.

Elkhart Poverty

Elkhart Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,154605.20%
Hispanic428255.84%
Multiple31722.58%

5.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.07%

Male Poverty Rate

8.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkhart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkhart is Multiple, with 22.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkhart is White, with 5.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.78%
Some College5.67%
High School4.69%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed10.85%
Male Employed1.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elkhart Income

Elkhart Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,806$53,074
Families$54,420$70,903
Married Families$54,777-
Non Families$26,188$29,843

Elkhart Marital Status

Elkhart Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkhart Married by Age and Sex

Elkhart 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 20-34.

Elkhart Marital Status by Race

Elkhart Veterans

97

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
World War II14
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War6
Korea3

$Elkhart Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkhart Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Elkhart Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.66%

Born in Kansas

88.75%

Native Born

11.25%

Foreign Born

7.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.75% of Elkhart residents were born in the United States, with 56.66% having been born in Kansas. 7.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,763-28-1.56%
20191,791-28-1.54%
20181,819-53-2.83%
20171,872-28-1.47%
20161,900-112-5.57%
20152,012-60-2.90%
20142,072-52-2.45%
20132,124-8-0.38%
20122,132-33-1.52%
20112,165-45-2.04%
20102,2100.00%