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Elk City Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Elk City Area is 22,941. The Elk City Area population density is 25.38 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 54.63 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Elk City Area is white, which represent 85.22% of the total population. The average Elk City Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 22,941. #827

Population Density, #763

Elk City Area
25.38 per square mile
54.63 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:19,551 (85.22%, #477)
Black:775 (3.38%, #459)
Hispanic:2,984 (13.01%, #206)
Asian:70 (0.31%, #797)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):322 (1.40%, #162)
One Race, Other:430 (1.87%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,793 (7.82%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,442 (81.84%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:93 (3.12%, see rank)
Cuban:27 (0.90%, see rank)
Central American:78 (2.61%, see rank)
South American:35 (1.17%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

15,934 (69.46%) out of the total population of 22,941 reported first ancestry.

 Elk City Area% of the Total PopulationOklahomaU.S.
Arab360.16%, see rank0.30%0.56%
Czech1870.82%, see rank0.44%0.47%
Danish120.05%, see rank0.20%0.42%
Dutch5822.54%, see rank1.73%1.40%
English1,7657.69%, see rank8.08%8.02%
French3011.31%, see rank2.38%3.34%
German3,77516.46%, see rank14.31%15.03%
Greek100.04%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish3,44415.01%, see rank11.69%10.80%
Italian3481.52%, see rank1.72%5.52%
Norwegian1380.60%, see rank0.62%1.42%
Polish1520.66%, see rank0.86%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.27%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1200.52%, see rank1.10%0.99%
Scottish4702.05%, see rank1.72%1.72%
Subsaharan African200.09%, see rank0.48%0.95%
Swedish440.19%, see rank0.71%1.27%
Swiss980.43%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American2,1019.16%, see rank9.89%7.12%
Welsh210.09%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 12,445 (54.25%, see rank)
Females: 10,496 (45.75%, see rank)

Elk City Area
Male: 54.25%
Female: 45.75%
Male: 49.53%
Female: 50.47%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Elk City Area
34.70 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Elk City Area
34.10 years old
34.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Elk City Area
37.70 years old
37.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Elk City Area% of the Total PopulationOklahomaU.S.
Under 5 years1,8408.02%, see rank6.94%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,8718.16%, see rank6.94%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,1725.11%, see rank6.80%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,4026.11%, see rank6.78%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,6827.33%, see rank7.37%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,63415.84%, see rank13.63%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,85812.46%, see rank12.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,05813.33%, see rank13.26%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,63511.49%, see rank12.07%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,4566.35%, see rank7.89%7.64%
75 to 84 8393.66%, see rank4.40%4.25%
85 years and over4942.15%, see rank1.69%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Elk City AreaOklahomaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population14,974, 100%2,489,023209,056,129
Less Than High School2,472, 16.51%, see rank13.31%13.67%
High School Graduate5,939, 39.66%, see rank31.71%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,029, 26.91%, see rank31.16%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,666, 11.13%, see rank15.94%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree868, 5.80%, see rank7.88%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.73, see rank13.2813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Elk City Area OklahomaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten99493.66%6.34%84.74%15.26%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,25492.01%, see rank7.99%, see rank92.54%7.46%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,02393.94%, see rank6.06%, see rank92.64%7.36%90.60%9.40%
College43996.36%, see rank3.64%, see rank83.86%16.14%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School6467.19%, see rank32.81%, see rank76.10%23.90%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Elk City AreaOklahomaU.S.
Total Households7,770, 100%1,450,117116,211,092
Average Household Size2.72, see rank2.562.63
1 Person Households2,148, 27.64%, see rank28.09%27.57%
2 or More Person Households5,622, 72.36%, see rank71.91%72.43%
Family Households (Families)5,148, 66.25%, see rank66.50%66.22%
Average Family Size3.42, see rank3.223.32
Married-Couple Family3,804, 48.96%, see rank49.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,622, 33.75%, see rank33.50%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Elk City Area%OklahomaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total18,058see rank3,029,408252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over9,839100%, see rank1,487,422123,281,364
Never Married3,35334.08%, see rank30.88%35.77%
Married4,91149.91%, see rank53.92%52.04%
Widowed2352.39%, see rank2.94%2.57%
Divorced1,34013.62%, see rank12.26%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over8,219100%, see rank1,541,986129,692,771
Never Married2,01624.53%, see rank23.93%29.48%
Married3,99348.58%, see rank52.03%49.19%
Widowed8209.98%, see rank9.95%9.16%
Divorced1,39016.91%, see rank14.10%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Elk City Area%OklahomaU.S.
Native22,33597.36%, see rank94.38%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence13,61259.33%, see rank60.91%58.73%
Born in Different State8,65737.74%, see rank32.55%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
660.29%, see rank0.92%1.42%
Foreign Born6062.64%, see rank5.62%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1310.57%, see rank1.86%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4752.07%, see rank3.77%7.09%
Born In Europe100.04%, see rank0.43%1.53%
Born In Asia220.10%, see rank1.50%3.82%
Born In Africa100.04%, see rank0.24%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America5592.44%, see rank3.31%6.83%
Born In Northern America50.02%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Elk City Area%OklahomaU.S.
English7,31094.08%, see rank90.04%79.39%
Spanish3935.06%, see rank6.10%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages360.46%, see rank1.39%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages60.08%, see rank1.50%3.36%
Other250.32%, see rank0.97%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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