Elkton, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 677. Estimated population in July 2020: 619 (-8.6% change)
Males: 332 (49.0%), Females: 345 (51.0%)

Brookings County

Zip code: 57026

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $36,667
Median house value: $52,700

Races in Elkton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (58.6%), Irish (15.4%), Norwegian (12.7%), United States (6.1%), Dutch (5.5%), Swedish (4.9%).

Elevation: 1751 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elkton

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkton city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+12.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Elkton:

  • FLANDREAU MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 15 miles; FLANDREAU, SD)
  • PIPESTONE COUNTY MED CTR & ASHTON CC (about 19 miles; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • HENDRICKS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; HENDRICKS, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elkton:

  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 24 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 50 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 65 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; Abbreviation: ATY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elkton:

  • FLANDREAU MUNI (about 18 miles; FLANDREAU, SD; Abbreviation: 4P3)
  • PIPESTONE MUNI (about 23 miles; PIPESTONE, MN; Abbreviation: PQN)
  • TYLER MUNI (about 24 miles; TYLER, MN; Abbreviation: 63Y)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkton:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 103 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 117 miles; WILLMAR, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,711)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 129 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 141 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 142 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,524)

Schools

Public high school in Elkton:

  • ELKTON HI SCH (Students: 120; Location: 508 BUFFALO ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elkton:

  • ELKTON ELEM (Students: 158; Location: 508 BUFFALO ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ELKTON JR HI (Students: 56; Location: 508 BUFFALO ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NEWDALE COLONY (Students: 11; Location: RR2 BOX 48; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Elkton:

  • ELKTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $52,639; Location: 508 BUFFALO ST; 11,206 books; 328 audio materials; 224 video materials; 30 serial subscriptions)