|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elco is 261. Elco, Pennsylvania is the 15,635th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Elco was in 1990, when its population was 373. In 1990, Elco was the 14,326th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,635th largest city in the US. Elco is currently 30.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Elco has shrunk 27.7% since the year 2000. Elco, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15629||Albright, West Virginia||261||6.0%|
|15634||Deferiet, New York||261||-15.2%|
|15636||Flatwoods, West Virginia||261||-25.2%|
|15637||Goodnews Bay, Alaska||261||13.4%|
The total voting age population of Elco, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 229. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.9% of the residents of Elco are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elco are 93.4% White, 4.2% Black and 2.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 6.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elco, 23.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.4%. On a per-household basis, 21.5% of families are below the poverty line in Elco.
Among those aged 16 and older, 39.3% of Elco residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.1% of Elco residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.9% have a bachelor's degree and 2.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elco residents aged 5 and older, 4.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elco is 17.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elco, 17.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elco is $30,179.
In Elco, 77.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.1% of housing units in Elco.
Of all the housing units in Elco, 55.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Elco, 3.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elco is $485.
In Elco, 74.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.