Elkhorn City, Kentucky Population 2020

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Elkhorn City is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 859, it is the 230th largest city in Kentucky and the 10959th largest city in the United States. Elkhorn City is currently declining at a rate of -2.39% annually and its population has decreased by -12.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 982 in 2010. Elkhorn City reached it's highest population of 1,005 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Elkhorn City has a population density of 111 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkhorn City is $32,741 with a poverty rate of 48.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $70,400. The median age in Elkhorn City is 43.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 50.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.8 males.

Elkhorn City Demographics

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

  • White: 94.27%
  • Black or African American: 4.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elkhorn City, Kentucky is 859, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 901.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 982.

Elkhorn City, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,00394.27%
Black or African American514.79%
Two or More Races70.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.28%
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Elkhorn City Population Pyramid 2020

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Elkhorn City Median Age

43.9


Total

36.8


Male

50.2


Female

Elkhorn City Adults

There are 852 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in Elkhorn City.

Elkhorn City Age Dependency

96.3

Age Dependency Ratio

57.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkhorn City Sex Ratio

Female

623

58.55%

Male

441

41.45%

Elkhorn City Households and Families

Elkhorn City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elkhorn City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married66.2%33.8%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
All59.9%40.1%
Female37.5%62.5%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4242.2659.9
Married1952.8866.2
Non Family1391.161.2
Female802.6937.5
Male103100

2.69

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Elkhorn City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12015.71%
9th to 12th Grade13918.19%
High School Graduate29538.61%
Some College9512.43%
Associates Degree151.96%
Bachelors Degree415.37%
Graduate Degree597.72%
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Elkhorn City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White723492100
Black313
Multiple Races77
Native American33
Hispanic22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.83%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,042$29,583$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,250$$2,500
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$34,375$$34,844
Graduate Degree$46,667$$55,625

$26,042

Average Earnings

$29,583

Average Male

$

Average Female

Elkhorn City Language

Elkhorn City Language by Age

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Elkhorn City Language

100.00% of Elkhorn City residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Elkhorn City Poverty

Elkhorn City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White89940745.27%
Black5151100.00%
Multiple77100.00%
Hispanic22100.00%

48.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

49.64%

Male Poverty Rate

47.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkhorn City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkhorn City is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkhorn City is White, with 45.27% 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 72.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.49%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.59%
Some College39.09%
High School38.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed40.00%
Female Employed23.81%

Elkhorn City Income

Elkhorn City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,917$32,741
Families$24,083$38,436
Married Families$28,203-
Non Families$15,179$19,555
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Elkhorn City Marital Status

Elkhorn City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkhorn City Married by Age and Sex

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Elkhorn City 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.

Elkhorn City Marital Status by Race

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Elkhorn City Veterans

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34

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II8
Korea8
Second Gulf War4
Vietnam3
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+16
65 to 7411
18 to 344
35 to 543
55 to 64
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Elkhorn City Veterans by Education

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24.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkhorn City Employment Status

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28.1%

Labor Force Participation

25.4%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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85.15%

Born in Kentucky

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Elkhorn City residents were born in the United States, with 85.15% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020859-21-2.39%
2019880-21-2.33%
2018901-7-0.77%
2017908-21-2.26%
2016929-19-2.00%
2015948-17-1.76%
2014965-14-1.43%
2013979-11-1.11%
2012990-9-0.90%
2011999-6-0.60%
20101,0050.00%