Elkhart, IN
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Elkhart, Indiana Info Snack

Population
52,257
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
21.9%
Median Home
$95,900
Median Income
$40,750
Median Rent
$790

Elkhart SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
9

Elkhart, IN Crime Report

2,493
Total Crimes
4,734.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
91.15%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Elkhart
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,493 4,734.2 2,341.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 624 1,185.0 370.8 366.7
Murder 7 13.3 5.6 5.0
Robbery 56 106.3 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 530 1,006.5 249.3 250.2
Property Crime 1,869 3,549.3 1,971.0 2,109.9
Burglary 360 683.6 323.7 340.5
Larceny 1,231 2,337.7 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 278 527.9 203.8 219.9

Elkhart, IN Cost Of Living

87
Elkhart's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Elkhart Indiana National Average
Overall 87 89 100
Services 106 97 100
Groceries 98 92 100
Health 104 94 100
Housing 55 72 100
Transportation 98 100 100
Utilities 94 99 100

Elkhart, IN Photos

Elkhart Indiana St Joe River
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Elkhart in Indiana

Map Of Elkhart, IN

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Population over time in Elkhart

Year Population % Change
2019 52,257 -0.1%
2018 52,308 -0.7%
2017 52,662 0.5%
2016 52,378 0.0%
2015 52,354 1.6%
2014 51,539 0.5%
2013 51,273 -0.0%
2012 51,293 -0.2%
2011 51,371 -0.9%
2010 51,837 -

Race / Ethnicity in Elkhart

White
55.3% (28,896)
African American
14.6% (7,612)
American Indian
0.1% (47)
Asian
0.8% (393)
Hawaiian
0.1% (33)
Other
0.4% (185)
Two Or More
3.0% (1,592)
Hispanic
25.8% (13,499)
Race Elkhart IN USA
White 55.3% 79.1% 60.7%
African American 14.6% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 2.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 25.8% 6.9% 18.0%

Gender in Elkhart

Female
52.0% (27,191)
Male
48.0% (25,066)
Gender Elkhart IN USA
Female 52.0% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elkhart for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (5,225)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (7,838)
High School / GED
35.0% (18,289)
Some College
20.0% (10,451)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,135)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (5,225)
Master's Degree
3.0% (1,567)
Professional Degree
1.0% (522)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Elkhart IN USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 17.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Elkhart, Indiana

Less than $10,000
9.2% (482,212)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.3% (275,475)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.7% (872,772)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.1% (631,666)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.2% (898,549)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (1,010,249)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (532,203)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.1% (372,855)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (88,266)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (61,448)
Income Elkhart IN USA
Less than $10,000 9.2% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.7% 9.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.1% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.1% 14.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 4.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 4.2% 7.7%

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