Elkton, Kentucky Population 2020

2,062
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Elkton is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,062, it is the 143rd largest city in Kentucky and the 7496th largest city in the United States. Elkton is currently declining at a rate of -1.34% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,062 in 2010. Elkton reached it's highest population of 2,186 in 2012. Spanning over 3 miles, Elkton has a population density of 816 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkton is $46,602 with a poverty rate of 24.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $704 per month, and the median house value is $81,100. The median age in Elkton is 36.1 years, 31.4 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.8 males.

Elkton Demographics

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

  • White: 83.98%
  • Black or African American: 11.92%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Other race: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elkton, Kentucky is 2,062, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,118.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,062.

Elkton, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,92483.98%
Black or African American27311.92%
Two or More Races622.71%
Some Other Race321.40%
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Elkton Population Pyramid 2020

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Elkton Median Age

36.1


Total

31.4


Male

38.9


Female

Elkton Adults

There are 1,738 adults, (370 of whom are seniors) in Elkton.

Elkton Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkton Sex Ratio

Female

1,253

54.69%

Male

1,038

45.31%

Elkton Households and Families

Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elkton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All63.7%36.3%
Male57.1%42.9%
Female52.6%47.4%
Non Family50.9%49.1%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8212.5663.7
Married3643.378.6
Non Family2651.0950.9
Female1713.2252.6
Male213.157.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Elkton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1359.36%
9th to 12th Grade15610.81%
High School Graduate54137.49%
Some College32722.66%
Associates Degree14510.05%
Bachelors Degree573.95%
Graduate Degree825.68%
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Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,138918139
Black246188
Hispanic6451
Other Race2714

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.21%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,699$30,794$21,972
Less Than High School$14,031$14,107$13,500
High School Grad$20,366$25,066$14,421
Some College$28,287$32,438$23,177
Bachelors Degree$79,375$91,250$
Graduate Degree$53,542$148,611$48,125

$25,699

Average Earnings

$30,794

Average Male

$21,972

Average Female

Elkton Language

Elkton Language by Age

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Elkton Language

91.14% of Elkton residents speak only English, while 8.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.07% of the population.

Elkton Poverty

Elkton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,63724715.09%
Hispanic19316585.49%
Black22310747.98%
Other1717100.00%

24.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.02%

Male Poverty Rate

28.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkton is White, with 15.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.07%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.92%
High School22.92%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.55%
Male Unemployed13.51%
Male Employed13.51%
Female Employed11.74%

Elkton Income

Elkton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,469$46,602
Families$48,700$56,228
Married Families$57,174-
Non Families$22,891$22,543
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Elkton Marital Status

Elkton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Elkton Marital Status by Race

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Elkton Veterans

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162

Number of Veterans

131

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
First Gulf War55
Korea23
Second Gulf War14
World War II7
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7459
35 to 5437
75+30
55 to 6422
18 to 3414
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1379.45%
Black166.25%
Hispanic99.38%
Other928.13%

Elkton Veterans by Education

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5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkton Employment Status

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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60.10%

Born in Kentucky

96.38%

Native Born

3.62%

Foreign Born

3.01%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.38% of Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 60.10% having been born in Kentucky. 3.01% 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
20202,062-28-1.34%
20192,090-28-1.32%
20182,118140.67%
20172,104-28-1.31%
20162,132-19-0.88%
20152,15110.05%
20142,150-8-0.37%
20132,158-28-1.28%
20122,186271.25%
20112,159130.61%
20102,1460.00%