|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elkader is 1,194. Elkader, Iowa is the 9,557th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Elkader was in 1990, when its population was 1,532. In 1990, Elkader was the 7,990th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,557th largest city in the US. Elkader is currently 22.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Elkader has shrunk 18.4% since the year 2000. Elkader, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9553||Blue Lake, California||1,195||7.6%|
|9555||Westfield Center, Ohio||1,195||11.2%|
|9556||Apple Creek, Ohio||1,194||19.5%|
|9558||Fort Deposit, Alabama||1,194||-6.5%|
|9559||Prosperity, South Carolina||1,194||21.3%|
|9560||Boonville, North Carolina||1,193||7.6%|
The total voting age population of Elkader, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,078. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 26.6% of the residents of Elkader are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elkader are 96.3% White, 2.2% Two or more races, 1.3% Black and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elkader, 7.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.6%. On a per-household basis, 5.5% of families are below the poverty line in Elkader.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.2% of Elkader residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.1% of Elkader residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.8% have a bachelor's degree and 8.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elkader residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elkader is 2.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elkader, 16.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elkader is $48,542.
In Elkader, 64.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.2% of housing units in Elkader.
Of all the housing units in Elkader, 39.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Elkader, 9.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elkader is $677.
In Elkader, 72.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.