Elkton, Kentucky Population 2024

2,281

Elkton is a city located in Todd County Kentucky. Elkton has a 2024 population of 2,281. It is also the county seat of Todd County.Elkton is currently growing at a rate of 3.17% annually and its population has increased by 10.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,065 in 2020.

The average household income in Elkton is $57,459 with a poverty rate of 13.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elkton is 40.7 years, 39.5 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Elkton Demographics

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

  • White: 74.35%
  • Black or African American: 14.8%
  • Other race: 7.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
902.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.46% (216)
The current population of Elkton, Kentucky is 2,281 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 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,45274.35%
Black or African American28914.8%
Other race1407.17%
Two or more races552.82%
Asian130.67%
Native American40.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elkton Population by Race

Elkton Population Pyramid 2024

Elkton Median Age

40.7

Total

39.5

Male

42

Female

Elkton Adults

There are 1,515 adults, (439 of whom are seniors) in Elkton.

Elkton Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkton Sex Ratio

Female98250.28%
Male97149.72%

Elkton Population by Age

Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8042.2266.433.6
Non Family4471.1464.735.3
Married2153.6167.432.6
Female1052.9986.713.3
Male374.9724.375.7
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3.46

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elkton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elkton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.15%.

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,418

Average Earnings

$49,583

Average Male

$32,883

Average Female

Elkton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elkton Language

92.82% of Elkton residents speak only English, while 7.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.18% of the population.

Elkton Language

Elkton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,27718014.1%
Black2693412.64%
Multiple551730.91%
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13.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.16%

Male Poverty Rate

16.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Multiple, with 30.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Black, with 12.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.15%.

Elkton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.45%
High School10.44%
Some College10.21%
Bachelors or Greater8.89%
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Elkton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.26%
Female Employed4.62%
Male Employed2.31%
Male Unemployed
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Elkton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elkton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

29.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Elkton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elkton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

194

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

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Elkton Veterans by War

count

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Elkton Veterans by Age

count

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Elkton Veterans by Race

Elkton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Elkton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elkton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elkton 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

55.66%

Born in Elkton

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

2.56%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.77% of Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 55.66% having been born in Kentucky. 2.56% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,631702.73%
20282,561702.81%
20272,491702.89%
20262,421702.98%
20252,351703.07%
20242,281703.17%
20232,211703.27%
20222,141703.38%
20212,07160.29%
20202,065-72-3.37%
20192,137-4-0.19%
20182,141200.94%
20172,121-26-1.21%
20162,147-14-0.65%
20152,16110.05%
20142,160-9-0.41%
20132,169-26-1.18%
20122,195301.39%
20112,165150.7%
20102,150
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Elkton Population by Year