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Elk City, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Elk City had a population of 315 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Elk City is located at latitude 37.2892 and longitude -95.9117 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elk City 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elk City: Elk.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Elk City, KS Housing Affordability Index is 350
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 City, KS Wealth Index is 41
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 315
Population in Households 315
Population in Families 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 931
Diversity Index1 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,833
Average Household Income $49,198
Per Capita Income $20,476
Wealth Index3 41

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $57,000
Housing Affordability Index2 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 -0.34% -0.84%
Households -0.33% -0.79%
Families 0.47% -1.08%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

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, 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 # 360 47th
Population Density # 284 58th
Diversity Index # 425 38th
Median Household Income # 548 18th
Per Capita Income # 624 7th

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