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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elk City is 254. Elk City, Kansas is the 15,726th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Elk City was in 1990, when its population was 359. In 1990, Elk City was the 14,472nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,726th largest city in the US. Elk City is currently 29.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Elk City has shrunk 16.7% since the year 2000. Elk City, Kansas's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15721||Snelling, South Carolina||255||3.6%|
|15726||Elk City, Kansas||254||-16.7%|
|15728||Garden City, Colorado||254||-27.4%|
The total voting age population of Elk City, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 214. The voting age population is 51.9% male and 48.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.4% of the residents of Elk City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elk City are 92.7% White, 4.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 2.1% Two or more races and 0.7% Other. Additionally, 11.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elk City, 49.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 59.0%. On a per-household basis, 44.6% of families are below the poverty line in Elk City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.5% of Elk City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.0% of Elk City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.9% have a bachelor's degree and 7.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elk City residents aged 5 and older, 8.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elk City is 6.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elk City, 18.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elk City is $24,750.
In Elk City, 84.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 16.0% of housing units in Elk City.
Of all the housing units in Elk City, 35.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Elk City, 13.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elk City is $730.
In Elk City, 57.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.