Elkader Clayton County, Iowa

Elkader: Town

Elkader locator map
Location of Elkader on Iowa map.

About

Elkader is a town located in the county of Clayton in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,273 and a population density of 347 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,201 inhabitants.

The town was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Downtown Elkader image
Downtown Elkader
Downtown Elkader image

Geography

Elkader is located at 42°51'14"N 91°24'20"W (42.8538700, -91.4054200).

Elkader map

Weather

Elkader forecast: Sunny, with a high near 54. East wind 2 to 8 mph. more

Elkader Quick Facts

Population : 1,201 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Clayton County
Postal code : 52043
Phone Area Codes : 563
Area : 3.67 km2
Named for : Abdelkader El Djezairi
Altitude : 732 feet / 223 meters
Capital city : Elkader is capital of Clayton County
Establishment : January 01, 1846 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:22:01 (26th October 2021)
Density : 327 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6% (2010-2020)
Weather : 54℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Elkader decreased by 6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,273 - census
2011 1,280 0.55% estimation process
2012 1,269 -0.87% estimation process
2013 1,253 -1.28% estimation process
2014 1,246 -0.56% estimation process
2015 1,243 -0.24% estimation process
2016 1,241 -0.16% estimation process
2017 1,242 0.08% estimation process
2018 1,223 -1.55% estimation process
2019 1,217 -0.49% estimation process
2020 1,201 -1.33% estimation process

Elkader zip code is 52043. County name: Clayton, County fips: 19043

Ehlkadehr, Elkader, ai ka de, alkadr aywwa, alqadr, Елкадер, Элкадэр, القادر, الکادر، آیووا, 艾喀德

People born in Elkader (6)

People born in Elkader, including politician Asle Gronna, bishop in the Catholic Church in the United States Francis John Dunn, politician John Reck, you can see a list of people who born in Elkader.

  • Jack Dittmer (American baseball player) he was born in 10/01/1928
  • E. V. Carter (American banker) he was born in 13/10/1860
  • William Witt (Iowa politician) he was born in 02/02/1950

Schools in Elkader

College & universities near Elkader, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154493 Upper Iowa University Fayette (IA) 52142-1857

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elkader, IA

Code Name Address Type
LSE La Crosse St. Andrew and Caledonia Streets RAIL

Post offices near Elkader

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elkader Post Office Elkader (IA) 52043

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Clayton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clayton County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Guttenberg 1,783 City in Iowa, USA
Monona 1,462 Township in Clayton County, Iowa
Strawberry Point 1,193 City in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
McGregor 826 City in Iowa
Garnavillo 716 Township in Clayton County, Iowa
Marquette 448 City in Iowa, United States
Luana 276 City in Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Farmersburg 264 Township in Clayton County, Iowa
Volga 193 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
North Buena Vista 120 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
Saint Olaf 99 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
Garber 86 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
Osterdock 47 Human settlement in Clayton County, Iowa, United States of America
Clayton 39 City in Iowa, United States
Elkport 36 Ghost town in Clayton County, Iowa

Distance to Other Cities

Elkader distances to largest Iowa cities