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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Elk County is $21,693, which is lower than the state average of $27,367 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Elk County median household income is $38,182, which has grown by 40.03% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 27.69% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Elk County residents spend 29.2 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 18.6 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #91

Elk County
21,693 USD
Kansas
27,367 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Elk County
26,742 USD
Kansas
29,793 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Elk County
30,593 USD
Kansas
35,528 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Elk County
21,842 USD
Kansas
23,777 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #102
Elk County
38,182 USD
Kansas
51,872 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Elk County
45,559 USD
Kansas
69,271 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #32
Elk County
40.03%
Kansas
27.69%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Elk CountyKansasU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income21.00%$7,370, see rank23.31%$14,09621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income45.77%$17,192, see rank28.54%$18,20429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.88%$1,492, see rank2.17%$3,4052.82%$3,720
Retirement Income27.12%$14,241, see rank16.24%$19,96817.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Elk County
48,200 USD
Kansas
65,804 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Elk County
52,754 USD
Kansas
83,035 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Elk CountyKansasU.S.
White$37,557, see rank$53,621$56,900
Hispanic$53,750, see rank$39,779$42,396
American Indian, Alaska Native$24,375, see rank$39,104$37,170
Two or More Races$57,500, see rank$41,090$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Elk CountyKansasU.S.
less than 25$21,406, see rank$25,813$25,788
25 to 44$53,250, see rank$56,041$58,398
45 to 64$44,000, see rank$65,005$65,027
65 or over$30,250, see rank$37,533$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Elk CountyKansasU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over2,255, see rank2,236,421248,775,628
Male11,077, 47.76%, see rank49.32%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2688, 63.88%, see rank72.71%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank1.42%0.73%
Male, Civilian2688, 63.88%, see rank71.29%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3645, 93.75%, see rank93.22%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed343, 6.25%, see rank6.78%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2389, 36.12%, see rank27.29%30.72%
Female11,178, 52.24%, see rank50.68%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2542, 46.01%, see rank62.20%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.14%0.11%
Female, Civilian2542, 46.01%, see rank62.07%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3525, 96.86%, see rank93.65%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed317, 3.14%, see rank6.35%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2636, 53.99%, see rank37.80%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Elk CountyKansasU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over1,124, 100%1,383,284141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone854, 75.98%, see rank82.12%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled110, 9.79%, see rank9.54%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.47%5.06%
Walked57, 5.07%, see rank2.38%2.78%
Other Means16, 1.42%, see rank1.31%1.79%
Worked at Home87, 7.74%, see rank4.19%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Elk County
29.2 minutes
Kansas
18.6 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Elk CountyKansasU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,1701,391,836143,435,233
Male1645, 55.13%, see rank52.66%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2171, 26.51%, see rank32.88%33.12%
Service Occupations297, 15.04%, see rank12.85%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations235, 5.43%, see rank16.21%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations231, 4.81%, see rank1.61%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2110, 17.05%, see rank9.92%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2137, 21.24%, see rank20.07%17.94%
Female1525, 44.87%, see rank47.34%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2244, 46.48%, see rank40.57%40.04%
Service Occupations2121, 23.05%, see rank21.10%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2126, 24.00%, see rank31.45%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22, 0.38%, see rank0.30%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations24, 0.76%, see rank0.31%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations217, 3.24%, see rank5.97%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Elk CountyKansasU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,170, 100%1,391,836143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining164, 14.02%, see rank3.59%1.96%
Construction109, 9.32%, see rank6.25%6.17%
Manufacturing70, 5.98%, see rank12.61%10.43%
Wholesale Trade28, 2.39%, see rank2.77%2.75%
Retail Trade70, 5.98%, see rank11.04%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities73, 6.24%, see rank4.74%4.93%
Information7, 0.60%, see rank2.22%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing40, 3.42%, see rank6.01%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
70, 5.98%, see rank8.78%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance375, 32.05%, see rank24.85%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
78, 6.67%, see rank7.90%9.49%
Public Administration57, 4.87%, see rank4.71%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration29, 2.48%, see rank4.54%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Elk County%KansasU.S.
Population in Poverty41415.48%, see rank13.79%15.59%
Family in Poverty8710.21%, see rank9.37%11.47%

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


 
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