In 2019, Elk County, KS had a population of 2.52k people with a median age of 52.3 and a median household income of $38,750. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Elk County, KS declined from 2,562 to 2,523, a −1.52% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,494 to $38,750, a 0.665% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elk County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.77%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.81%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.7%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.753%). 0% of the households in Elk County, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.6% of the residents in Elk County, KS are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Elk County, KS was $54,700, and the homeownership rate was 79.5%. Most people in Elk County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Elk County, KS was 2 cars per household.