Elkton, South Dakota Population 2022

723
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Elkton is a city located in Brookings County South Dakota. Elkton has a 2020 population of 723. Elkton is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -1.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 732 in 2010.

The average household income in Elkton is $62,407 with a poverty rate of 12.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $127,200. The median age in Elkton is 33.6 years, 34.6 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Elkton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.73%
  • Other race: 4.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elkton, South Dakota is 723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 723.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 732.

Elkton, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76293.73%
Black or African American20.25%
Some Other Race364.43%
Two or More Races131.60%
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Elkton Population by Race

Elkton Population Pyramid 2022

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Elkton Median Age

31.9


Total

34.1


Male

26.9


Female

Elkton Adults

There are 514 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in Elkton.

Elkton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkton Sex Ratio

Female

423

52.03%

Male

390

47.97%

Elkton Population by Age

Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elkton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All67%33%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female31.3%68.8%
Male20%80%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elkton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2703.0167
Married1553.776.8
Male104.420
Female165.4431.3
Non Family891.2261.8

3.73

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Elkton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade245.06%
9th to 12th Grade357.38%
High School Graduate16835.44%
Some College8317.51%
Associates Degree459.49%
Bachelors Degree469.70%
Graduate Degree7315.40%
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Elkton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White400368103
Hispanic653816
Other Race1844
Black22
2+ Races77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.75%.

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,774$40,139$27,353
Less Than 9th Grade$$$35,250
High School Graduate$32,039$38,611$23,750
Some College$35,875$48,125$25,909
Bachelors Degree$41,389$63,125$
Graduate Degree$46,932$51,750$45,341

$35,774

Average Earnings

$40,139

Average Male

$27,353

Average Female

Elkton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkton Language by Age

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Elkton Language

85.98% of Elkton residents speak only English, while 14.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.02% of the population.

Elkton Language

Elkton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White595193.19%
Other22NaN%
Hispanic1968442.86%

12.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkton is White, with 3.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Hispanic, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.70%.

Elkton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.95%
High School2.98%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater11.76%

Elkton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.15%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed4.35%
Female Unemployed75.00%

Elkton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,727$64,197
Families$69,135$74,790
Married Families$77,083-
Non Families$35,673$39,011
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Income by Household Type

Elkton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

67.1%

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 45-54, 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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70

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War26
Vietnam22
Korea5
World War II

Elkton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 5420
55 to 6415
65 to 7423
75+5

Elkton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6713.76%
2+ Races342.86%

Elkton Veterans by Race

Elkton Veterans by Education

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8.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkton Veterans by Education

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78.5%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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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51.54%

Born in Elkton

83.27%

Native Born

16.73%

Foreign Born

16.73%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.27% of Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 51.54% having been born in South Dakota. 16.73% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107320.00%
2011730-2-0.27%
2012741111.51%
2013733-8-1.08%
2014727-6-0.82%
201573030.41%
2016727-3-0.41%
2017726-1-0.14%
201872710.14%
2019726-1-0.14%
2020725-1-0.14%
2021724-1-0.14%
2022723-1-0.14%

Elkton Population by Year