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Elk Prairie is a township in Jefferson County, in the Mount Vernon metro area.
The latitude of Elk Prairie is 38.169N. The longitude is -88.986W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 413 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 721.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elk Prairie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62846 ZIP code.
18% of Elk Prairie residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elk Prairie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elk Prairie was $16,511, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Elk Prairie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elk Prairie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elk Prairie political report.
The average commute time for Elk Prairie workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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