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Elk Point is a township in Union County, in the Sioux City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Elk Point. For links to other places called Elk Point, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elk Point is 42.725N. The longitude is -96.695W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,122 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 276.
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20% of Elk Point residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elk Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elk Point was $16,465, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Elk Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elk Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elk Point political report.
The average commute time for Elk Point workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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