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Elk River, Idaho
—  City  —
Location in Clearwater County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 46°46′58″N 116°10′48″W / 46.78278°N 116.18°W / 46.78278; -116.18
Country United States
State Idaho
County Clearwater
 - Total 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 - Land 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,854 ft (870 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 156
 - Density 1,116.6/sq mi (431.1/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 83827
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-25120
GNIS feature ID 0396456

Elk River is a city in Clearwater County, Idaho, United States. The population was 156 at the 2000 census.



Elk River is located at 46°46′58″N 116°10′48″W / 46.78278°N 116.18°W / 46.78278; -116.18 (46.782796, -116.180049)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 156 people, 75 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,116.6 people per square mile (430.2/km²). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 973.5/sq mi (375.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.51% White, 0.64% Asian, and 3.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.

There were 75 households out of which 13.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.38.

In the city the population was spread out with 13.5% under the age of 18, 1.9% from 18 to 24, 19.2% from 25 to 44, 41.0% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 116.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,082. About 11.3% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.9% of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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