Elk Creek is a village in Johnson County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 98 at the 2010 census.
Elk Creek got its start circa 1873, following construction of the Atchison and Nebraska Railroad through the territory. It took its name from Elk Creek nearby, which was named for the elk once seen there.
Elk Creek is located at 40°17′15″N 96°7′42″W (40.287494, -96.128272).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 98 people, 47 households, and 29 families residing in the village. The population density was 753.8 inhabitants per square mile (291.0/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 438.5 per square mile (169.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 1.0% African American, and 2.0% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.
There were 47 households, of which 23.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.3% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.