|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elkhart is 1,884. Elkhart, Kansas is the 7,820th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Elkhart was in 1990, when its population was 2,318. In 1990, Elkhart was the 6,386th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,820th largest city in the US. Elkhart is currently 18.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Elkhart has shrunk 16.1% since the year 2000. Elkhart, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7814||Blacksburg, South Carolina||1,888||0.0%|
|7816||Gila Bend, Arizona||1,887||-5.5%|
|7819||Lattingtown, New York||1,885||1.2%|
|7821||Langdon, North Dakota||1,884||-9.6%|
|7822||Phelps, New York||1,883||-4.2%|
|7825||Sullivan's Island, South Carolina||1,880||-1.4%|
|7826||Delaware City, Delaware||1,879||28.6%|
The total voting age population of Elkhart, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,137. The voting age population is 45.2% male and 54.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.2% of the residents of Elkhart are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elkhart are 94.5% White, 2.7% Two or more races, 2.6% Other and 0.1% Black. Additionally, 19.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elkhart, 10.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.1%. On a per-household basis, 5.9% of families are below the poverty line in Elkhart.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.4% of Elkhart residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.2% of Elkhart residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.9% have a bachelor's degree and 3.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elkhart residents aged 5 and older, 11.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elkhart is 3.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elkhart, 19.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elkhart is $41,691.
In Elkhart, 69.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.3% of housing units in Elkhart.
Of all the housing units in Elkhart, 15.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Elkhart, 4.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elkhart is $603.
In Elkhart, 73.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.