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Elk County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 2,525 (all rural); it was 3,261 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 397
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 628
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,141
Renter-occupied apartments: 259 (it was 271 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 647 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Elk County: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 28%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Elk County, KS (2019)
    • 2,25989.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1184.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 763.0%Two or more races
    • 431.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 120.5%Asian alone
    • 90.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

53.0 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 1,229  (48.7%)
Females: 1,296  (51.3%)
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Average household size:
Elk County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,368 ($27,267 in 1999)
This county:

$40,368
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $280 (lower quartile is $184, upper quartile is $372)
This county:

$280
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $58,769 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Elk:

$58,769
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $27,568 - $109,493

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $98,624
Here:

$98,624
State:

$207,668

Mobile homes: $86,312
Here:

$86,312
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,057
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $404

Institutionalized population: 40

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 45
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 44
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,467 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $868 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Elk, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Elk, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Elk, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.2%
Elk County:

17.2%
Kansas:

11.4%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 53.0 years old
(Males: 52.6 years old, Females: 53.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.4 years old, Black residents: 75.4 years old, American Indian residents: 57.2 years old, Asian residents: 41.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.1 years old, Other race residents: 62.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Elk County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Howard, Moline, Longton, Grenola, Elk Falls.

Elk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Dinwiddie County, Virginia , Hardin County, Illinois , Johnson County, Illinois , Montgomery County, Virginia , Laurel County, Kentucky , Saline County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Elk, KS
County total employment by year in Elk, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Elk, KS

Current college students: 92
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 21 (59.7% naturalized citizens)

Elk County:

0.8%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 62010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 11990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.7%

Elk County marital status for males Elk County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,435
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 58
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • Mobile homes: 260
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Elk County with a mortgage: 255 (2 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 668

Here:

27.6% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Elk County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7028
Evangelical Protestant3275
Catholic501
Other--
None1,803-
Elk County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:




Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Elk County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Elk County:

10.3%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Elk County:

28.9%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Elk County:

Average size of farms: 910 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $63,307
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $79.00
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $58,371
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,517
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.14
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 2905 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5986 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12035 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 44 acres

Earthquake activity:

Elk County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 780% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from Elk County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 151.1 miles away from Elk County center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 110.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding,landslides,and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4449, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 25, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1849: June 25, 2009, FEMA Id: 1849, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to March 29, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1848: June 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1848, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Elk County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Elk

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 604 (77.8%)
  • Carpooled: 86 (11.1%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 17 (2.2%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 45 (5.8%)
  • Worked at home: 21 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (19%)
  • Philippines (14%)
  • England (14%)
  • Korea (14%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Elk County


  • American (22%)
  • German (14%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • British (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
79 people in nursing homes
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,690.

4.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.12% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($40,625 average AGI)
2.47% relocated from other states ($19,325 average AGI)
Elk County:

2.47%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.19% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($32,510 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Elk County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Elk County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 17.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Elk County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Elk County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Elk County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Elk County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Elk County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Elk County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Elk County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 787 (663 aged, 124 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 67 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,594
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,919
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 33

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,525
  • Male householders: 529 (168 living alone), Female householders: 607 (219 living alone)
  • 582 spouses (582 opposite-sex spouses), 53 unmarried partners, (53 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 587 children (477 natural, 37 adopted, 75 stepchildren), 96 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 0 foster children, 9 other relatives, 27 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 25

Size of family households: 406 2-persons, 134 3-persons, 77 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 397 1-person, 41 2-persons.

333 married couples with children.
105 single-parent households (36 men, 69 women).

96.9% of residents of Elk speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $24,555,000 ($7,878 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $454,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $10,691,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,346,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,006,000
Federal grants: $4,973,000
Federal procurement contracts: $282,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,257,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $153,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $112,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,786,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 142
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 288
Here:

94 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -33
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Elk County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.29 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Elk County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Elk County, Kansas
  • 62014 or later
  • 522010 to 2013
  • 1142000 to 2009
  • 1081990 to 1999
  • 1061980 to 1989
  • 2301970 to 1979
  • 1551960 to 1969
  • 1811950 to 1959
  • 1081940 to 1949
  • 7001939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Elk County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elk County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elk County, Kansas
  • 31 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 1194 rooms
  • 2395 rooms
  • 1936 rooms
  • 1447 rooms
  • 708 rooms
  • 819+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk County, Kansas
  • 21 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 364 rooms
  • 555 rooms
  • 386 rooms
  • 227 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Elk County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Elk County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Elk County, Kansas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 2652 bedrooms
  • 4533 bedrooms
  • 944 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk County, Kansas
  • 2no bedroom
  • 511 bedroom
  • 1072 bedrooms
  • 673 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Elk County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Elk County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elk County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 40no vehicle
  • 2451 vehicle
  • 3142 vehicles
  • 1573 vehicles
  • 994 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Elk County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elk County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 45no vehicle
  • 1241 vehicle
  • 492 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

89.7% of Elk County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Kansas.

Elk County:

89.7%
State average:

83.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,704
  • Other state: 789
  • Northeast: 33
  • Midwest: 175
  • South: 331
  • West: 248
Year householders moved into unit in Elk County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Elk County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.4%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 8.2%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Electricity
  • 10.4%Wood
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

5.5%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

4.7%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

6.8%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Elk County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $192,000
    Other: $75,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $178,000
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Central Staff Services: $527,000
    Police Protection: $473,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Health - Other: $288,000
    Financial Administration: $214,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $110,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,052,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $59,000
    Regular Highways: $52,000
    Central Staff Services: $51,000
    Police Protection: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $178,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,387,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $353,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,522,000

Elk County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $192,000
    Other: $75,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $178,000
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Central Staff Services: $527,000
    Police Protection: $473,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Health - Other: $288,000
    Financial Administration: $214,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $110,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,052,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $59,000
    Regular Highways: $52,000
    Central Staff Services: $51,000
    Police Protection: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $178,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,387,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $353,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,522,000

Elk County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $192,000
    Other: $75,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $178,000
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Central Staff Services: $527,000
    Police Protection: $473,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Health - Other: $288,000
    Financial Administration: $214,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $110,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,052,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $59,000
    Regular Highways: $52,000
    Central Staff Services: $51,000
    Police Protection: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $178,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,387,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $353,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,522,000

Elk County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $192,000
    Other: $75,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $178,000
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Central Staff Services: $527,000
    Police Protection: $473,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Health - Other: $288,000
    Financial Administration: $214,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $110,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,052,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $59,000
    Regular Highways: $52,000
    Central Staff Services: $51,000
    Police Protection: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $178,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,387,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $353,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,522,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 70
  • Number of aged recipients: 6
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 64
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 51
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 12
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 28
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 33
Most common first names in Elk County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5279.0 years
William4878.8 years
Mary4081.7 years
George3378.2 years
James2774.5 years
Robert2676.1 years
Charles2580.3 years
Ruth1982.7 years
Anna1989.8 years
Frank1982.0 years
Most common last names in Elk County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2682.2 years
Smith2276.0 years
Wilson1779.4 years
Moore1576.7 years
Perkins1376.2 years
Davis1381.5 years
Stewart1278.8 years
Carter1280.2 years
Williams1275.7 years
Clark1285.4 years

Businesses in Elk County, KS

  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Elk County on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"