Elkins, Arkansas Population 2023

3,887

Elkins is a city located in Washington County Arkansas. With a 2023 population of 3,887, it is the 85th largest city in Arkansas and the 7701st largest city in the United States.Elkins is currently growing at a rate of 2.51% annually and its population has increased by 7.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,602 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Elkins has a population density of 959 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkins is $68,965 with a poverty rate of 7.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elkins is 32.6 years, 32.7 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

Elkins Demographics

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

  • White: 87.15%
  • Other race: 9.50%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Native American: 1.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elkins, Arkansas is 3,887 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,602.

Elkins, Arkansas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elkins Population by Race

Elkins Population Pyramid 2023

Elkins Median Age

32.6

Total

32.7

Male

32.2

Female

Elkins Adults

There are 2,431 adults, (442 of whom are seniors) in Elkins.

Elkins Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkins Sex Ratio

Female1,63749.86%
Male1,64650.14%

Elkins Population by Age

Elkins Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.32

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elkins Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elkins Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkins Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Elkins Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$39,135

Average Earnings

$41,330

Average Male

$36,795

Average Female

Elkins Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkins Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elkins Language

88.82% of Elkins residents speak only English, while 11.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.42% of the population.

Elkins Language

Elkins Poverty by Race

rate

7.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.93%

Male Poverty Rate

4.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkins

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkins is Multiple, with 45.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkins is Hispanic, with 2.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.37%.

Elkins Poverty

Elkins Poverty Rate by Education

Elkins Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkins Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elkins Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkins Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elkins Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elkins Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elkins Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

252

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

Elkins Veterans by War

Elkins Veterans by Age

count

Elkins Veterans by Race

Elkins Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkins Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Elkins Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elkins Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elkins 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

53.08%

Born in Elkins

88.03%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

2.25%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.03% of Elkins residents were born in the United States, with 53.08% having been born in Arkansas. 2.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elkins Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Elkins Population by Year