In 2020, Elk County, KS had a population of 2.5k people with a median age of 52.3 and a median household income of $42,564. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Elk County, KS declined from 2,523 to 2,502, a −0.832% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,750 to $42,564, a 9.84% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elk County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (89%), White (Hispanic) (3.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.56%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.799%).
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 2020, the median property value in Elk County, KS was $49,400, and the homeownership rate was 81.4%. Most people in Elk County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Elk County, KS was 2 cars per household.