Elkhart SnackAbility

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Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
9

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Elkhart, Indiana Info Snack

Elkhart /lkrt/ is a city in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States. The city is located 15 miles (24 km) east of South Bend, Indiana, 110 miles (180 km) east of Chicago, Illinois, and 150 miles (240 km) north of Indianapolis, Indiana. Elkhart has the larger population of the two principal cities of the Elkhart-Goshen Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in turn is part of the South Bend-Elkhart-Mishawaka Combined Statistical Area, in a region commonly known as Michiana. The population was 50,949 at the 2010 census. Despite the shared name, it is not the county seat of Elkhart County; that position is held by the city of Goshen, located about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Elkhart.
Population
52,308
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
23.5%
Median Home
$93,800
Median Income
$40,440
Median Rent
$748

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DJ Kosloski

I live in Elkhart, but I want to move to a small farm town to be honest. I've been here in Elkhart since I was 6 months old and I'm tired of the city...

Rankings for Elkhart in Indiana

Best Places Around Elkhart

1

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Population 6,115

2

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Population 6,872

3

Granger, IN
Population 30,815

4

Goshen, IN
Population 33,915

5

Niles, MI
Population 11,265

6

Mishawaka, IN
Population 48,926

Map Of Elkhart, IN

Population over time in Elkhart

Year Population % Change
2017 52,308 -0.7%
2016 52,662 0.5%
2015 52,378 0.0%
2014 52,354 1.6%
2013 51,539 0.5%
2012 51,273 -0.0%
2011 51,293 -0.2%
2010 51,371 -0.9%
2009 51,837 -
Crime/100k Elkhart IN USA
Violent Crime 1185.0 382.3 368.9
Murder 13.3 6.5 5.0
Robbery 106.3 88.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1006.5 251.6 246.8
Property Crime 3549.3 2179.3 2199.5
Burglary 683.6 377.6 376.0
Larceny 2337.7 1572.7 1594.6
Car Theft 527.9 229.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Elkhart

White
55.4% (28,960)
African American
14.6% (7,618)
American Indian
0.1% (60)
Asian
1.3% (691)
Hawaiian
0.1% (39)
Other
0.8% (434)
Two Or More
3.1% (1,641)
Hispanic
24.6% (12,865)
Race Elkhart IN USA
White 55.4% 79.5% 61.1%
African American 14.6% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 2.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 24.6% 6.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Elkhart, Indiana

Less than $10,000
9.5% (498,308)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (328,721)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.5% (864,396)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (629,744)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.0% (889,742)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (1,033,983)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (486,810)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.1% (318,791)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (107,657)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (72,642)
Income Elkhart IN USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 634.1% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 458.7% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.5% 1026.8% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 1050.0% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.0% 1434.5% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 1930.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 1313.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.1% 1330.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 443.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 378.5% 697.9%

Gender in Elkhart

Female
51.8% (27,098)
Male
48.2% (25,210)
Gender Elkhart IN USA
Female 51.8% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elkhart for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (5,230)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (7,846)
High School / GED
36.0% (18,830)
Some College
20.0% (10,461)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,138)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (4,707)
Master's Degree
3.0% (1,569)
Professional Degree
1.0% (523)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Elkhart IN USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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