Elk City is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 314 people and just one neighborhood, Elk City is the 268th largest community in Kansas. Elk City has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Elk City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.18% of the Elk City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Elk City is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elk City who work in management occupations (12.61%), office and administrative support (10.08%) and teaching (9.24%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Elk City is worth considering.
Elk City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.