Community Education Levels
Grades 9-13 47.6%
Trade certificates 5.2%
University or College degrees 19.9%
Airport Access: Elkader Municipal Airport has a turf runway measuring 1,860 feet. It is located two miles east of the city.
Commercial Air Service: Commercial air line service is available at Dubuque Regional Airport, Waterloo Regional Airport and the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids. Each is approximately a 90-minute drive from Elkader. Charter service and private jet service is available at all three airports and at the Prairie du Chien Airport, 25 miles northeast of Elkader.
Railway Access: Scheduled rail service is 20 miles northeast in McGregor.
Passenger Rail Service: Amtrak service is available at La Crosse, WI, 80 miles north of Elkader.
Bus Service: Currently, there is no commercial bus service in operation for Elkader or Clayton County. Depots for commercial service are located in West Union, Decorah and Manchester a trip of 25-42 miles.