The City of Elk River had a population of 23,984 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Elk River is located at latitude 45.3322 and longitude -93.5665 in Sherburne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elk River (see map below) encompass a land area of 42.3 sq. miles and a water area of 1.52 sq. miles. Sherburne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.
The City of Elk River (GNIS ID: 2394650) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elk River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Elk River: City of Elk River.
|Population in Households||23,344|
|Population in Familes||20,006|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||640|
|Average Household Size||2.76|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,942 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,689 (74.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,763 (19.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||490 ( 5.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$223,969|
|Average Home Value||$246,289|
|Median Household Income||$77,911|
|Average Household Income||$90,959|
|Per Capita Income||$32,623|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.6%|
|Per Capita Income||2.03%|
The table below compares Elk River to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 45||95th|
|Population Density1||# 451||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 258||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 90||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 189||79th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.