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Elk Falls, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Elk Falls had a population of 104 as of July 1, 2019. Elk Falls ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elk Falls is located at latitude 37.3673 and longitude -96.1886 in Elk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elk Falls encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The City of Elk Falls (GNIS ID: 2394648) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Elk Falls is located within Township of Elk Falls, a minor civil division (MCD) of Elk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elk Falls: Elkfalls.

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Elk Falls, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Elk Falls, KS Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Elk Falls, KS Wealth Index is 45
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 104 (100%)
Population in Households 104 (100.0%)
Population in Families 86 (82.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 143
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,192
Average Household Income $51,487
Per Capita Income $22,549
Wealth Index4 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $50,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.0% -0.58%
Households 0.0% -0.78%
Families 1.28% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Elk Falls, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elk Falls to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 539 20th
Population Density # 616 8th
Diversity Index # 482 28th
Median Household Income # 597 11th
Per Capita Income # 559 17th

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