Who lives in Elk River?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 1,893 7.8%
5-9 years 2,047 8.5%
10-14 years 1,554 6.4%
15-17 years 1,093 4.5%
18-24 years 1,489 6.2%
25-34 years 3,458 14.3%
35-44 years 3,415 14.1%
45-54 years 3,592 14.8%
55-64 years 2,736 11.3%
65-74 years 1,766 7.3%
75-84 years 786 3.2%
85 years and older 382 1.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 12,059 49.8%
Female 12,152 50.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 22,434 92.7%
Of Color 1,777 7.3%
Black or African American 607 2.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander 336 1.4%
Other suppressed
Two or more races 359 1.5%
Hispanic or Latino 603 2.5%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 22,318 100.0%
English only 20,759 93.0%
Language other than English 1,559 7.0%
Speaks English less than "very well" 454 2.0%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 23,543 100.0%
Population with a disability 2,415 10.3%
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Foreign-born residents 1,268 5.2%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 23,850 100.0%
Same residence 20,535 86.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 3,292 13.8%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Elk River's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 8,463 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,341 15.8%
$35,000-$49,999 944 11.2%
$50,000-$74,999 1,376 16.3%
$75,000-$99,999 1,241 14.7%
$100,000 or more 3,561 42.1%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $86,584 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 23,533 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,341 15.8%
With income below poverty 1,781 7.6%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 872 3.7%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,143 4.9%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 19,737 83.9%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 2,766 11.8%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 4,073 17.3%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,590 6.8%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 1,239 5.3%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 1,084 4.6%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 1,458 6.2%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 23,543 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 1,004 4.3%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 8,780 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 317 3.6%
Occupied housing units 8,463 96.4%
Average household size 2.8
Owner-occupied 6,549 74.6%
Average household size 2.9
Renter-occupied 1,914 21.8%
Average household size 2.3
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 2,965 33.8%
1970-1999 4,724 53.8%
1940-1969 767 8.7%
1939 or earlier 324 3.7%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 8,463 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 6,475 76.5%
With children under 18 years 3,299 39.0%
Married-couple family households 5,035 59.5%
With children under 18 years 2,254 26.6%
Single-person family households 1,440 17.0%
With children under 18 years 1,045 12.3%
Nonfamily households 1,988 23.5%
Householder living alone 1,586 18.7%
65 years and over 625 7.4%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 3,334 39.4%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,914 22.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 3,860 45.6%
Moved in 2000-2009 2,473 29.2%
Moved in 1990-1999 1,287 15.2%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 1,287 15.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 8,320 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 1,901 22.8%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 6,534 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 981 15.0%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,786 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 920 51.5%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,819
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $992
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 350 4.1%
1 vehicle available 1,778 21.0%
2 vehicles available 3,903 46.1%
3 or more vehicles available 2,432 28.7%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 12,641 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 11,468 90.7%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 973 7.7%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 11,943 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,087 9.1%
10-19 minutes 2,594 21.7%
20-29 minutes 1,669 14.0%
30 minutes or longer 6,593 55.2%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 16,135 100.0%
Less than high school 817 5.1%
High school diploma or GED 4,338 26.9%
Some college or associate’s degree 6,397 39.6%
Bachelor’s Degree 3,241 20.1%
Graduate or professional Degree 1,342 8.3%
High school graduate or higher 15,318 94.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 4,583 28.4%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 14,136 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 12,121 85.7%
Civilian labor force 12,510 100.0%
Unemployed 389 3.1%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 30,672 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 7,092 23.1%
Age 30 to 54 17,762 57.9%
Age 55 or older 5,818 19.0%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 6,535 21.3%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 7,768 25.3%
$40,000 or more per year 16,369 53.4%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 2,294 7.5%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 46 0.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1,165 3.8%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 439 1.4%
Construction 2,289 7.5%
Educational services 2,734 8.9%
Finance and insurance 1,146 3.7%
Health care and social assistance 4,129 13.5%
Information 398 1.3%
Management of companies and enterprises 713 2.3%
Manufacturing 4,480 14.6%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 46 0.1%
Other services (excluding public administration) 1,064 3.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 1,490 4.9%
Public administration 1,360 4.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing 347 1.1%
Retail trade 3,362 11.0%
Transportation and warehousing 988 3.2%
Utilities 350 1.1%
Wholesale trade 1,737 5.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 29,042 94.7%
Black or African American alone 670 2.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 138 0.4%
Asian alone 468 1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 345 1.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 1,705 5.6%
High school or equivalent, no college 6,473 21.1%
Some college or associate degree 8,597 28.0%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 6,805 22.2%