Elk County, Kansas Population 2022

Elk County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,668 with a growth rate of 1.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Elk County, Kansas is the 94th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 2,867 and has seen a growth of -6.94% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
188010,6230.00%
189012,2161,59315.00%
190011,443-773-6.33%
191010,128-1,315-11.49%
19209,034-1,094-10.80%
19309,2101761.95%
19408,180-1,030-11.18%
19506,679-1,501-18.35%
19605,048-1,631-24.42%
19703,858-1,190-23.57%
19803,918601.56%
19903,327-591-15.08%
20102,867-460-13.83%
20112,786-81-2.83%
20122,661-125-4.49%
20132,633-28-1.05%
20142,696632.39%
20152,574-122-4.53%
20162,511-63-2.45%
20172,51430.12%
20182,484-30-1.19%
20192,530461.85%
20202,576461.82%
20212,622461.79%
20222,668461.75%
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Elk County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32392.85%
Black or African American20.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native401.60%
Asian110.44%
Some Other Race210.84%
Two or More Races1054.20%
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Elk County, Kansas Population by Race

Elk County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Elk County, Kansas Median Age

52.3


Total

51.2


Male

53.6


Female

Elk County, Kansas Adults

There are 1,953 adults, (721 of whom are seniors) in Elk County, Kansas.

Elk County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,264

50.52%

Male

1,238

49.48%

Elk County, Kansas Population by Age

Elk County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elk County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.4%8.6%
All81.4%18.6%
Female66.2%33.8%
Non Family64.7%35.3%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elk County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1502.1681.4
Married6642.6791.4
Male382.53100
Female743.0366.2
Non Family3741.0564.7

2.66

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Elk County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade643.38%
9th to 12th Grade1558.18%
High School Graduate75139.61%
Some College44923.68%
Associates Degree1457.65%
Bachelors Degree1739.12%
Graduate Degree1598.39%
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Elk County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American323223
Asian944
Other Race551
White1,7311,576304
Black22
2+ Races5241
Hispanic6618

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 native american people with a rate of 71.88%.

Elk County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,724$31,424$20,250
Less Than 9th Grade$17,230$20,625$6,875
High School Graduate$24,030$26,319$17,321
Some College$31,058$46,042$19,583
Bachelors Degree$24,861$25,357$23,125
Graduate Degree$43,750$60,417$43,250

$25,724

Average Earnings

$31,424

Average Male

$20,250

Average Female

Elk County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk County, Kansas Language by Age

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Elk County, Kansas Language

96.89% of Elk County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Elk County, Kansas Language

Elk County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian11436.36%
White2,21637917.10%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1051615.24%
Hispanic11187.21%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.41%

Male Poverty Rate

19.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk County, Kansas is Asian, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 7.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.02%.

Elk County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.83%
High School19.76%
Some College11.51%
Bachelors or Greater6.44%

Elk County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.94%
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed6.59%
Female Unemployed4.55%

Elk County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,564$56,990
Families$60,000$67,917
Married Families$62,083-
Non Families$22,500$33,043
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Income by Household Type

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.1%

Male Marriage Rate

65.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Elk County, Kansas 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.

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Elk County, Kansas Marital Status

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175

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War24
Vietnam73
Korea23
World War II2

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342
35 to 5416
55 to 6447
65 to 7455
75+55

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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14.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Elk County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Elk County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Elk County, Kansas 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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64.95%

Born in Elk County, Kansas

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Elk County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 64.95% having been born in Kansas. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elk County, Kansas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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