Elk Creek demographics profile

StatisticElk CreekKentuckyNational
Population1,5054,411,989318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)26010891
Median age43.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)75%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%42%43%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Elk Creek, KY has a population of 1,505 and is the 12,665th largest city in the United States. The population density is 260 per sq mi which is 140% higher than the Kentucky average and 187% higher than the national average. The median age in Elk Creek is 43 which is approximately 11% higher than the Kentucky average of 39. In Elk Creek, 75% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 62% of Elk Creek residents were born in Kentucky, 33% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Elk Creek is 140% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Elk Creek is 11% higher than Kentucky.
  • In Elk Creek 87.97% of the population is White.
  • In Elk Creek 7.91% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Elk Creek 4.12% of the population is Asian.

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Elk Creek population breakdown by race

RaceElk CreekKentuckyNational
White87.97%87.48%73.35%
Black or African American7.91%7.94%12.63%
Asian4.12%1.29%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.10%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.92%4.75%
In Elk Creek, 3.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Elk Creek, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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