Elk County, Kansas Population 2020

Elk County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,480 with a growth rate of -0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Elk County, Kansas is the 96th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20202,480-14-0.56%
20192,494-14-0.56%
20182,508-14-0.56%
20172,522120.48%
20162,510-63-2.45%
20152,573-122-4.53%
20142,695622.35%
20132,633-28-1.05%
20122,661-125-4.49%
20112,786-81-2.83%
20102,867-460-13.83%
19903,327-591-15.08%
19803,918601.56%
19703,858-1,190-23.57%
19605,048-1,631-24.42%
19506,679-1,501-18.35%
19408,180-1,030-11.18%
19309,2101761.95%
19209,034-1,094-10.80%
191010,128-1,315-11.49%
190011,443-773-6.33%
189012,2161,59315.00%
188010,6230.00%

Elk County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,39993.64%
Two or More Races893.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native461.80%
Asian180.70%
Black or African American60.23%
Some Other Race40.16%

Elk County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Elk County, Kansas Median Age

51.7


Total

50.7


Male

53.5


Female

Elk County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,020 adults, (732 of whom are seniors) in Elk County, Kansas.

Elk County, Kansas Age Dependency

98.9

Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,304

50.90%

Male

1,258

49.10%

Elk County, Kansas Households and Families

Elk County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elk County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.2%6.8%
All79.9%20.1%
Female74.7%25.3%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Male60%40%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1172.2679.9
Married5912.9493.2
Non Family4161.1163.5
Female753.2574.7
Male352.3760

2.91

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elk County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1015.34%
9th to 12th Grade1497.87%
High School Graduate76440.36%
Some College41521.92%
Associates Degree1809.51%
Bachelors Degree1387.29%
Graduate Degree1467.71%

Elk County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7481,564262
Hispanic616
Native American433720
Multiple Races2523
Asian1072
Black66
Other Race41

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 46.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,836$31,317$17,308
Less Than High School$21,250$31,667$8,594
High School Grad$22,411$30,463$14,375
Some College$20,982$31,625$16,250
Bachelors Degree$25,500$30,833$21,375
Graduate Degree$47,868$59,375$47,647

$23,836

Average Earnings

$31,317

Average Male

$17,308

Average Female

Elk County, Kansas Language

Elk County, Kansas Language by Age

Elk County, Kansas Language

96.34% of Elk County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Elk County, Kansas Poverty

Elk County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,29234915.23%
Multiple891112.36%
Native44715.91%
Asian13215.38%
Hispanic11010.91%

14.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk County, Kansas is Native, with 15.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 0.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.27%
High School12.47%
Some College12.33%
Bachelors or Greater7.61%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.09%
Female Employed12.29%
Male Employed6.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Elk County, Kansas Income

Elk County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,494$50,275
Families$54,946$61,632
Married Families$58,210-
Non Families$21,848$30,060

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Elk County, Kansas 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.

Elk County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Elk County, Kansas Veterans

227

Number of Veterans

224

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
Korea30
First Gulf War23
Second Gulf War7
World War II4
Age Group Veterans
75+81
65 to 7471
55 to 6451
35 to 5420
18 to 344

$Elk County, Kansas Veterans by Education

12.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk County, Kansas Employment Status

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Elk County, Kansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.19%

Born in Kansas

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.14% of Elk County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.19% having been born in Kansas. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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