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Elk City, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Elk City had a population of 320 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Elk City is located at latitude 37.2902 and longitude -95.9103 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elk City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 833 feet.

The City of Elk City (GNIS ID: 2394647) 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 City is located within Township of Louisburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elk City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elk City: Elk.

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Elk City, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 320
Daytime Population: Workers 15
Daytime Population: Residents 195
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 210
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 320
Population in Familes 270
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 932
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $44,008
Average Household Income $55,858
Per Capita Income $22,885


Total Housing Units 172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $70,000
Average Home Value $90,330


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.96%
Households -0.42% -0.96%
Families 0.6% -1.08%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Elk City, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elk City to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 360 46th
Population Density # 289 57th
Diversity Index # 438 35th
Median Household Income # 477 29th
Per Capita Income # 545 19th

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