Elko is a city located in Elko County Nevada. It is also the county seat of Elko County. With a 2020 population of 20,590, it is the 9th largest city in Nevada and the 1811th largest city in the United States . Elko is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 12.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,297 in 2010. Elko reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 18 miles, Elko has a population density of 1,153 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elko is $91,484 with a poverty rate of 14.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,021 per month, and the median house value is $232,100. The median age in Elko is 32.6 years, 32.7 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.