|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elko is 20,613. Elko, Nevada is the 1,828th largest city in the US.
Elko is located entirely in Elko County.
The current population of Elko (20,613) is it's peak population.
Elko has grown 21.3% since the 2000. Elko, Nevada's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Elko has a population density of 1,037.3 people per square mile.
|1829||Forest Lake, Minnesota||20,608||41.9%|
|1830||Pleasantville, New Jersey||20,595||8.4%|
|1833||Parma Heights, Ohio||20,543||-5.0%|
The total voting age population of Elko, Nevada, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,087. The voting age population is 51.6% male and 48.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.0% of the residents of Elko are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elko are 86.6% White, 5.9% Other, 3.3% American Indian, 2.0% Asian, 1.4% Two or more races, 0.7% Black and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 27.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elko, 14.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.1%. On a per-household basis, 10.1% of families are below the poverty line in Elko.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.1% of Elko residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.0% of Elko residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.9% have a bachelor's degree and 7.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elko residents aged 5 and older, 18.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 15.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elko is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elko, 12.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elko is $79,205.
In Elko, 60.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.6% of housing units in Elko.
Of all the housing units in Elko, 7.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Elko, 20.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elko is $1,021.
In Elko, 83.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.