Elkhorn City is a city located in Pike County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,045, it is the 224th largest city in Kentucky and the 14642nd largest city in the United States. Elkhorn City is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually but its population has decreased by -3.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,085 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Elkhorn City has a population density of 135 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elkhorn City is $40,044 with a poverty rate of 45.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $653 per month, and the median house value is $69,300. The median age in Elkhorn City is 38.3 years, 36.3 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elkhorn Citywas:
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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 white people with a rate of 14.95%.
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.
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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 Other, with NaN% 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 67.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.39%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Elkhorn City
100.00% of Elkhorn City residents were born in the United States, with 91.34% 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.