|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elko is 141. Elko, South Carolina is the 17,430th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Elko was in 1990, when its population was 214. In 1990, Elko was the 16,485th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 17,430th largest city in the US. Elko is currently 34.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Elko has shrunk 33.4% since the year 2000. Elko, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|17425||Ames, New York||141||-18.4%|
|17427||Danbury, North Carolina||141||20.5%|
|17428||Edmore, North Dakota||141||-44.7%|
|17429||Elk River, Idaho||141||-9.0%|
|17430||Elko, South Carolina||141||-33.4%|
|17432||Hills and Dales, Kentucky||141||5.2%|
|17434||Montrose, West Virginia||141||-9.6%|
The total voting age population of Elko, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 137. The voting age population is 40.9% male and 59.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.0% of the residents of Elko are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elko are 73.9% Black, 25.0% White, 0.6% Other and 0.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elko, 18.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.7%. On a per-household basis, 13.3% of families are below the poverty line in Elko.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.7% of Elko residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.4% of Elko residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.6% have a bachelor's degree and 11.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elko residents aged 5 and older, 1.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elko is 9.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elko, 8.6% 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 $28,125.
In Elko, 65.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.1% of housing units in Elko.
Of all the housing units in Elko, 5.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Elko, 3.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elko is $432.
In Elko, 57.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.