Little Elk, Minnesota Population 2024

277

Little Elk is a city located in Morrison County and Todd County Minnesota. Little Elk has a 2024 population of 277. Little Elk is currently growing at a rate of 1.47% annually and its population has increased by 4.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 264 in 2020.

The average household income in Little Elk is $78,722 with a poverty rate of 6.21%. The median age in Little Elk is 55.6 years: 46.3 years for males, and 60.5 years for females.

Little Elk Demographics

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

  • White: 96.73%
  • Two or more races: 3.27%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
34.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
8.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.92% (13)
The current population of Little Elk, Minnesota is 277 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 264.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29696.73%
Two or more races103.27%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Little Elk Population by Race

Little Elk Population Pyramid 2024

Little Elk Median Age

55.6

Total

46.3

Male

60.5

Female

Little Elk Adults

There are 235 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Little Elk.

Little Elk Age Dependency

117

Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Little Elk Sex Ratio

Female14346.73%
Male16353.27%

Little Elk Population by Age

Little Elk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1232.4988.611.4
Married742.6894.65.4
Non Family371.0591.98.1
Male86.752575
Female43.757525

3.01

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

88.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Little Elk Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade41.72%
Associates Degree4117.6%
Bachelors Degree156.44%
Graduate Degree146.01%
High School Graduate11951.07%
Less Than 9th Grade83.43%
Some College3213.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Little Elk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Little Elk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White22321129
2+ Races10100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13%.

Little Elk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,438$0$48,125
Graduate Degree$63,125$0$53,750
High School Graduate$34,297$60,769$33,047
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$36,250$60,769$33,235
Some College$0$47,083$0

$36,250

Average Earnings

$60,769

Average Male

$33,235

Average Female

Little Elk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Little Elk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Little Elk Language

98.6% of Little Elk residents speak only English, while 1.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.4% of the population.

Little Elk Language

Little Elk Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White274165.84%
Multiple10330%

6.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.52%

Male Poverty Rate

6.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Little Elk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Little Elk is Multiple, with 30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Little Elk is White, with 5.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10%.

Little Elk Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.59%
Bachelors or Greater6.9%
High School4.2%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Little Elk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.13%
Male Employed1.43%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Little Elk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Little Elk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,500$81,235
Households$64,375$78,722
Married Families$80,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,438$69,368

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Little Elk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

65.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Little Elk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Little Elk 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 55-64.

Little Elk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Little Elk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

54

Number of Veterans

54

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam30
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War11
Korea0
World War II0

Little Elk Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7427
35 to 5416
75+9
55 to 642
18 to 340

Little Elk Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5122.67%
2+ Races330%

Little Elk Veterans by Race

Little Elk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Little Elk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Little Elk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Little Elk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Little Elk 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

70.59%

Born in Little Elk

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Little Elk residents were born in the United States, with 70.59% having been born in Minnesota. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Little Elk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202929741.37%
202829341.38%
202728941.4%
202628541.42%
202528141.44%
202427741.47%
202327341.49%
202226941.51%
202126510.38%
2020264-27-9.28%
201929110.34%
201829020.69%
201728810.35%
201628720.7%
201528510.35%
2014284-1-0.35%
2013285-1-0.35%
2012286-4-1.38%
201129010.35%
201028900%

Little Elk Population by Year