In 2021, Elk County, KS had a population of 2.47k people with a median age of 50.3 and a median household income of $45,660. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Elk County, KS declined from 2,502 to 2,466, a −1.44% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,564 to $45,660, a 7.27% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elk County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.01%), White (Hispanic) (3.57%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.09%).
None of the households in Elk County, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.7% of the residents in Elk County, KS are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Elk County, KS was $57,400, and the homeownership rate was 78.4%.
Most people in Elk County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34 minutes. The average car ownership in Elk County, KS was 2 cars per household.