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Elkhart, Indiana   Add Favorite    10 Reviews | Review This Place


-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of housing
-Nearby college town


-Harsh winters
-Economic cycles
-Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About Elkhart-Goshen Metro Area

Elkhart, a small industrial town, has a diversified manufacturing base. A typical small Midwestern town, Goshen, to the southeast, has an agricultural base, an extension of some Elkhart manufacturing, and Goshen College. The industrial base has some unique components. Elkhart is the U.S. center for the manufacture of recreational vehicles, marching band and other musical instruments, and firefighting equipment.


Small-manufacturing-town complex - Extreme northern Indiana at Michigan border, 15 miles east of South Bend See Local Real Estate
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City: Elkhart
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
Elevation: 700 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Elkhart

    The unemployment rate in Elkhart is 4.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Elkhart jobs have Increased by 3.68 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Elkhart's cost of living is 16.90% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Elkhart's Cost of Living
    Elkhart's population is 52,348 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.99 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Elkhart is $104,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.82%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Elkhart public schools spend $11,604 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.2 students per teacher in Elkhart. Learn more...

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It's a good time to buy in Elkhart. Home Appreciation is up 5.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Elkhart Real Estate.
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I grew up in Elkhart and it's not the greatest city. My car had been broken into numerous times while living in northern Indiana (South Bend as well). I attribute to... (Read More)



Friendly Small Town

I moved away from Elkhart and returned 20 years later. During my time away I lived in many locations around the west coast - but mostly in Arizona. The last couple of... (Read More)



Friendly Small Town

I left Elkhart 20 years ago, lived mainly in Arizona and returned recently. I have been pleasantly surprised at the wonderful people I've met here. I've made more... (Read More)



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