Elko is a city located in Elko County, Nevada. With a 2020 population of 20,467, it is the 8th largest city in Nevada and the 1811th largest city in the United States. Elko is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 11.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,297 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Elko has a population density of 1,146 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elko is $92,554 with a poverty rate of 15.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,022 per month, and the median house value is $228,900. The median age in Elko is 32.6 years, 32.9 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.6 males.