Elko, South Carolina Population 2020

174

Elko is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 174, it is the 241st largest city in South Carolina and the 17085th largest city in the United States. Elko is currently declining at a rate of -1.69% annually and its population has decreased by -9.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 193 in 2010. Elko reached it's highest population of 193 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Elko has a population density of 166 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elko is $39,260 with a poverty rate of 18.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $65,000. The median age in Elko is 46.4 years, 43.6 years for males, and 46.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males.

Elko Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 69.78%
  • White: 29.12%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elko, South Carolina is 174, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 180.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 193.

Elko, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American12769.78%
White5329.12%
Two or More Races10.55%
Some Other Race10.55%

Elko Population Pyramid 2020

Elko Median Age

46.4


Total

43.6


Male

46.9


Female

Elko Adults

There are 141 adults, (38 of whom are seniors) in Elko.

Elko Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elko Sex Ratio

Female

97

53.30%

Male

85

46.70%

Elko Households and Families

Elko Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elko Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Married72.7%27.3%
All68.5%31.5%
Female66.7%33.3%
Male14.3%85.7%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All892.0468.5
Non Family391.1576.9
Married22272.7
Female213.1466.7
Male73.8614.3

2.62

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elko Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2218.03%
9th to 12th Grade75.74%
High School Graduate4335.25%
Some College1512.30%
Associates Degree1713.93%
Bachelors Degree64.92%
Graduate Degree129.84%

Elko Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black84595
White363213
Hispanic11
Multiple Races11
Other Race11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,250$29,444$30,750
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$28,542$$30,714
Some College$33,125$41,000$16,806
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$45,313$34,375$

$30,250

Average Earnings

$29,444

Average Male

$30,750

Average Female

Elko Language

Elko Language by Age

Elko Language

97.25% of Elko residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Elko Poverty

Elko Poverty by Race

18.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.82%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elko

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elko is Black, with 23.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elko is White, with 5.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.93%
High School16.28%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed8.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elko Income

Elko Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,932$39,260
Families$39,500$47,654
Married Families$71,000-
Non Families$20,625$25,108

Elko Marital Status

Elko Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.3%

Male Marriage Rate

22.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elko Married by Age and Sex

Elko Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Elko Marital Status by Race

Elko Veterans

10

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War3
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea

$Elko Veterans by Education

20.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elko Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Elko Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.37%

Born in South Carolina

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.45% of Elko residents were born in the United States, with 76.37% having been born in South Carolina. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020174-3-1.69%
2019177-3-1.67%
2018180-2-1.10%
2017182-3-1.62%
2016185-2-1.07%
2015187-1-0.53%
2014188-1-0.53%
2013189-2-1.05%
2012191-1-0.52%
2011192-1-0.52%
20101930.00%