Elk County, KS has a population of 2,635 people with a median age of 50.8 and a median household income of $37,393. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Elk County, KS declined from 2,683 to 2,635, a 1.79% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,458 to $37,393, a 2.56% increase.
The population of Elk County, KS is 91.3% White, 4.02% Hispanic, and 2.09% Two+. 2.4% of the people in Elk County, KS speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Elk County, KS are Emporia State University, with 1,419 graduates, Southwestern College, with 677 graduates, and Flint Hills Technical College, with 460 graduates.
The median property value in Elk County, KS is $48,800, and the homeownership rate is 81.6%. Most people in Elk County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Elk County, KS is 2 cars per household.
Elk County, KS is the 91st most populated county in Kansas and borders Butler County, KS; Chautauqua County, KS; Cowley County, KS; Greenwood County, KS; Montgomery County, KS; and Wilson County, KS& 1 more.