Elko Elko County, Nevada

Elko: City in Elko County, Nevada, United States

About

Elko is a city located in the county of Elko in the U.S. state of Nevada. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,297 and a population density of 396 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,531 inhabitants.

The city was created 154 years ago in 1867.

Elko Quick Facts

Population : 20,531 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada (United States)
County : Elko County
Postal code : 89801–89803
Phone Area Codes : 775
Area : 46.26 km2
Altitude : 5,066 feet / 1544 meters
Capital city : Elko is capital of Elko County
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (154 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 15:26:08 (21st May 2022)
Density : 444 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.88% (2010-2020)
Elko locator map
Location of Elko on Nevada map.
2012-09-30 14 28 33 View of downtown Elko in Nevada from a bluff to the south image
2012-09-30 14 28 33 View of downtown Elko in Nevada from a bluff to the south
2012-09-30 14 28 33 View of downtown Elko in Nevada from a bluff to the south image

Geography

Elko is located at 40°49'57"N 115°45'47"W (40.8324200, -115.7631200).

Elko map

Demographics

The population of Elko increased by 10.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,297 - census
2011 18,500 1.1% estimation process
2012 19,232 3.81% estimation process
2013 19,925 3.48% estimation process
2014 20,142 1.08% estimation process
2015 20,105 -0.18% estimation process
2016 20,264 0.78% estimation process
2017 20,339 0.37% estimation process
2018 20,383 0.22% estimation process
2019 20,452 0.34% estimation process
2020 20,531 0.38% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 17,516
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 17,392
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,863
April 1, 2010 Population : 17,479
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.1%
People over 65 (%) : 18.2%
Female persons, % : 52.1%
White only, percent : 73.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 16.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 19.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 59.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 707
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 27.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.3%

Elko zip code is 89801. County name: Elko, County fips: 32007

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $376,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,936
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,236
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,306
2015-2019 Households : 6,370
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.76
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,880
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,061
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 73,229
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,150
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $100,219
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $47,885
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,397
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 914
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 359
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 468
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 878
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 37
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,310
2010 population per square mile : 8,814.7
2010 land area in square miles : 1.98

People born in Elko (16)

People born in Elko, including politician Morley Griswold, Radio Personality and Owner of Media Network Dave Pratt, football placekicker Dirk Borgognone, .

List

  • Joseph L. Henderson (American physician) he was born in 31/08/1903
  • Shelly Robertson she was born in 08/04/1979
  • John Ellison (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1953
  • Ron Mendive (American congressman in Idaho)
  • Neil Kornze (American government official)
  • Jenny Lee Lindberg (American bassist) she was born in 30/07/1981
  • Tim Gilligan (American-football player (1981-)) he was born in 17/02/1981
  • Cy Sneed (American baseball player) he was born in 01/10/1992
  • Robert Marion Clawson (American economist) he was born in 10/08/1905
  • Lawton B. Kline (American professor of Spanish) he was born in 01/05/1904
  • Thomas K. Hood (physician) he was born in 12/05/1921
  • George Harold Anderson he was born in 21/11/1893
  • Gilbert R. Coleman (economist) he was born in 05/02/1955

Schools in Elko

College & universities near Elko, NV

Code Name City ZIP
182306 Great Basin College Elko (NV) 89801

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elko, NV

Code Name Address Type
ELK Elko 12th and Silver Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Elko

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elk Post Office Elko (NV) 89801

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Elko , South Carolina human settlement in Barnwell County, South Carolina, United States of America with a population of 180 people.

Other cities in Elko County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Elko County , NV.

City Name Population Title
Spring Creek 12,361 Census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States
West Wendover 4,268 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Carlin 2,281 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Wells 1,254 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Owyhee 953 Census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Elko distances to largest Nevada cities