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The City of Elkton had a population of 2,244 as of July 1, 2016. Elkton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elkton is located at latitude 36.8161 and longitude -87.1611 in Todd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elkton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Todd County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The City of Elkton (GNIS ID: 2403556) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Elkton is located within Elkton Division of Todd County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elkton 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 Elkton: Elk Town.

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Elkton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,244
Population in Households 2,121
Population in Familes 1,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 893
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 844
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 583
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 581 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 263 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $96,179
Average Home Value $118,115


Median Household Income $36,625
Average Household Income $44,669
Per Capita Income $17,247
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 0.77%
Households 0.88% 0.68%
Families 1.75% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elkton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 158 71st
Population Density1 # 274 49th
Diversity Index2 # 102 81st
Median Household Income # 329 39th
Per Capita Income # 451 17th

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