Income/capita 26%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 100%
IndexElk RiverIdahoNational
Income per capita$22,018$24,280$29,829
Median household income$35,000$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,313$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,750$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$20,000$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$0$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level20.2%15.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elk River is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Elk River is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elk River is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elk River is 34% higher than the national average

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      Elk River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.7%5.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%42.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.1%5.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bovill, ID277$39,37529%
      Elk River, ID114$35,00037%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rye, AZ114$20,26063%
      Junction, IL114$57,5004%
      Highland Beach, MD114$114,688107%
      Clacks Canyon, AZ114$76,00037%
      Galloway, WV114$0100%
      Elk River, ID114$35,00037%
      Source: The Elk River, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).