Elkton, Tennessee Population 2021

514
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Elkton is a city located in Giles County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 514, it is the 285th largest city in Tennessee and the 13192nd largest city in the United States . Elkton is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -11.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 578 in 2010. Elkton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Elkton has a population density of 276 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkton is $61,731 with a poverty rate of 7.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $120,800. The median age in Elkton is 53.6 years, 50.2 years for males, and 55.1 years for females.

Elkton Demographics

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

  • White: 72.37%
  • Black or African American: 26.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elkton, Tennessee is 514 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 524.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 578.

Elkton, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33072.37%
Black or African American12126.54%
Two or More Races51.10%
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Elkton Population by Race

Elkton Population Pyramid $2021

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Elkton Median Age

53.6


Total

50.2


Male

55.1


Female

Elkton Adults

There are 407 adults, (98 of whom are seniors) in Elkton.

Elkton Age Dependency

47.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkton Sex Ratio

Female

249

54.61%

Male

207

45.39%

Elkton Population by Age

Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elkton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female60%40%
All91.1%8.9%
Married92%8%
Non Family93.4%6.6%
Male100%0%

91.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elkton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1902.491.1
Married1122.9892
Non Family611.193.4
Female103.760
Male72.57100

2.98

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Elkton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade154.48%
9th to 12th Grade329.55%
High School Graduate16649.55%
Some College339.85%
Associates Degree82.39%
Bachelors Degree5817.31%
Graduate Degree236.87%
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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
White26523468
Black655413
2+ Races5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.66%.

Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,750$45,417$31,705
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,694$26,250$25,536
Some College$49,688$58,750$45,625
Bachelors Degree$72,981$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,750

Average Earnings

$45,417

Average Male

$31,705

Average Female

Elkton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkton Language by Age

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Elkton Language

99.53% of Elkton residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Elkton Language

Elkton Poverty by Race

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7.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.70%

Male Poverty Rate

7.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkton is White, with 10.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkton is White, with 10.91% 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 22.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.63%.

Elkton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%

Elkton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.83%

Elkton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,794$61,731
Families$58,438$72,883
Married Families$61,875-
Non Families$30,795$37,123
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Income by Household Type

Elkton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

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 35-44.

Elkton Marital Status by Race

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Elkton Marital Status

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31

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War6
Korea2
World War II

Elkton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
55 to 647
35 to 546
75+4
18 to 344

Elkton Veterans by Age

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Elkton Veterans by Race

Elkton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkton Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

1.6%

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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60.96%

Born in Elkton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 60.96% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elkton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021514-5-0.96%
2020519-5-0.95%
2019524-5-0.95%
2018529-2-0.38%
201753120.38%
201652910.19%
201552830.57%
2014525-3-0.57%
2013528-4-0.75%
2012532-5-0.93%
2011537-2-0.37%
20105390.00%

Elkton Population by Year