Elkton, South Dakota Population 2024

792

Elkton is a city located in Brookings County South Dakota. Elkton has a 2024 population of 792. Elkton is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually and its population has increased by 5.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 754 in 2020.

The average household income in Elkton is $74,583 with a poverty rate of 21.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elkton is 29.7 years, 31.3 years for males, and 27 years for females.

Elkton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.2%
  • Two or more races: 6.01%
  • Other race: 3.8%
  • Native American: 0.98%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
530.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.04% (38)
The current population of Elkton, South Dakota is 792 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 754.

Elkton, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White72789.2%
Two or more races496.01%
Other race313.8%
Native American80.98%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elkton Population by Race

Elkton Population Pyramid 2024

Elkton Median Age

29.7

Total

31.3

Male

27

Female

Elkton Adults

There are 541 adults, (68 of whom are seniors) in Elkton.

Elkton Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkton Sex Ratio

Female40049.08%
Male41550.92%

Elkton Population by Age

Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3012.7161.838.2
Married1413.3874.525.5
Non Family1171.196535
Male223.0513.686.4
Female216.299.590.5
showing: 5 rows

3.5

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

61.8%

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 white people with a rate of 97.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.23%.

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,345

Average Earnings

$51,563

Average Male

$33,889

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

78.06% of Elkton residents speak only English, while 21.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.94% of the population.

Elkton Language

Elkton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic23414561.97%
Multiple494693.88%
White556264.68%
Other312374.19%
Native88100%
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21.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.47%

Male Poverty Rate

30.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkton is White, with 4.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.06%.

Elkton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.9%
Bachelors or Greater14.29%
High School8.05%
Some College4.35%
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Elkton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.92%
Male Employed4.72%
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

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

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

Elkton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elkton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

4

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

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

6%

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

51.53%

Born in Elkton

82.45%

Native Born

17.55%

Foreign Born

17.55%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.45% of Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 51.53% having been born in South Dakota. 17.55% 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
2029852121.43%
2028840121.45%
2027828121.47%
2026816121.49%
2025804121.52%
2024792121.54%
2023780121.56%
2022768121.59%
202175620.27%
2020754202.72%
201973420.27%
201873260.83%
2017726-3-0.41%
2016729
201572910.14%
2014728-3-0.41%
2013731-11-1.48%
2012742121.64%
2011730-2-0.27%
2010732
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Elkton Population by Year