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Elko is a city in Scott County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The latitude of Elko is 44.564N. The longitude is -93.326W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,142 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 513.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elko demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scott County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55020 ZIP code.
32% of Elko residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elko ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elko was $21,827, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Elko residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elko, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,315.
Scott County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elko political report.
The average commute time for Elko workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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