Elk City employment information

IndexElk CityOklahomaNational
Income per capita$27,120$24,695$28,555
Median household income$58,920$46,235$53,482
Median income owner occupied$70,302$57,888$68,142
Median income renter occupied$43,152$29,113$33,219
Median earnings male$45,375$33,259$36,116
Median earnings female$20,334$22,353$25,692
Unemployment rate2.3%4.2%5.8%
Poverty level12.5%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elk City is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elk City is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elk City is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elk City is 20% lower than the national average.

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Elk City median earnings by income bracket

Elk City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%2.3%
Manufacturing sector3.1%3.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%7.1%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%19.4%
Public administration2.5%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%5.0%
Education, health & social services8.7%25.3%

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Canute, OK385$50,9725%
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Carter, OK275$38,75028%
Sayre, OK4,524$36,60732%
Elk City, OK12,198$58,92010%

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Overlea, MD12,197$59,88112%
Plover, WI12,195$58,4099%
Beatrice, NE12,183$40,75024%
Salem, OH12,214$39,58726%
Nanakuli, HI12,181$59,14811%
Elk City, OK12,198$58,92010%
Source: The Elk City, OK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.