Elk Horn, Iowa

Population 605

Elk Horn is located in Shelby County, IA. The population is 605, making Elk Horn the 2nd largest city in Shelby County.

There are 2 public schools in Elk Horn with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Elk Horn is moderate , and there are 1 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Elk Horn is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Elk Horn property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Elk Horn include Kimballton, Clay Township and Sharon Township.

Elk Horn Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 9.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.4%

Crime Rate

23.55% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 53
  • Violent Crimes: 319
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 212
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

18.07% Higher than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Elk Horn
  • 16.53 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

0 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 0


Low 2.3%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Elk Horn, IA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Elk Horn's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Elk Horn, IA

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4 Building Permits View All

  • In 2009, the city of Elk Horn, IA issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 4 permits, were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2008, the city of Elk Horn, IA issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $534
  • 1 Bedroom: $574
  • 2 Bedrooms: $739
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,050
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,193

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Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.58 Average
    Elk Horn, IA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 22.07°
  • February 26.58°
  • March 41.1°
  • April 51.8°
  • May 63.6°
  • June 73.17°
  • July 78.77°
  • August 75.74°
  • September 65.67°
  • October 53.98°
  • November 41.27°
  • December 21.98°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Elk Horn, IA

Elk Horn, IA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Elk Horn, IA has no risk of hurricanes.
Elk Horn, IA has a high risk of hail storms.
Elk Horn, IA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Elk Horn, IA: $55,750


Unemployment in Elk Horn is 2.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 35.50%
White Collar - 64.50%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Joni Ernst
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley

City Representatives

  • Steve King

Neighborhood Info

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1 Library view all

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