Elkton, Kentucky Population 2022

2,054
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Elkton is a city located in Todd County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Todd County. With a 2020 population of 2,054, it is the 162nd largest city in Kentucky and the 10808th largest city in the United States. Elkton is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,065 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Elkton has a population density of 813 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkton is $51,204 with a poverty rate of 26.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $707 per month, and the median house value is $83,300. The median age in Elkton is 35.3 years, 31.2 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Elkton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elktonwas:

  • White: 83.73%
  • Black or African American: 14.09%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Elkton, Kentucky is 2,054 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,065.

Elkton, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Elkton Population by Race

Elkton Population Pyramid 2022

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Elkton Median Age

37.9


Total

33.9


Male

39


Female

Elkton Adults

There are 1,576 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Elkton.

Elkton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkton Sex Ratio

Female

1,099

53.22%

Male

966

46.78%

Elkton Population by Age

Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elkton Household Types

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elkton Households and Families

3.15

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Elkton Households by Type

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Elkton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 81.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.01%.

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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$28,533

Average Earnings

$31,087

Average Male

$25,893

Average Female

Elkton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkton Language by Age

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Elkton Language

94.34% of Elkton residents speak only English, while 5.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.66% of the population.

Elkton Language

Elkton Poverty by Race

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26.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.54%

Male Poverty Rate

28.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Hispanic, with 95.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.88%.

Elkton Poverty

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Elkton Poverty Rate by Education

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Elkton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Elkton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkton Married by Age and Sex

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Elkton Marriage

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

Elkton Marital Status by Race

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Elkton Marital Status

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149

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Elkton Veterans by War

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Elkton Veterans by Age

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Elkton Veterans by Race

Elkton Veterans by Education

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5.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkton Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Elkton Employment by Age

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Elkton Employment by Race

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Elkton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.40%

Born in Elkton

97.38%

Native Born

2.62%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.38% of Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 61.40% having been born in Kentucky. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elkton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Elkton Population by Year