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Elk River is 7th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Size in square miles

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Elk River Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 23,273 45th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 42.3 7th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 543.2 122nd 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Elk River Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 8.1% 28th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.5% 36th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.3% 104th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Elk River Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.0% 55th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 29.3% 74th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Elk River Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 93.4% 45th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.9% 75th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 77th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.7% 83rd 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 136th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.9% 91st 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 71st 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 91.2% 54th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Elk River Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 49.8% 119th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.3% 73rd 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Elk River Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 8,542 53rd 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 17.0% 90th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 8,023 52nd 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 80.4% 46th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $225,400 53rd $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.8 28th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Elk River Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $29,487 64th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $70,224 48th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.1% 89th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Elk River Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,913 26th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $469,030 34th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $20,724 42nd $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $37,148 45th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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