Elkhart, Indiana 

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Population

52,662

+1.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$35,505

Median Home Price

$140,800

Best Places to Live in Elkhart, Indiana

Small-manufacturing-town complex - Extreme northern Indiana at Michigan border, 15 miles east of South Bend
Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of housing
-Nearby college town
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Economic cycles
-Low educational attainment

Local Listings in Elkhart
 $795,000 
22536 Weatherby Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 6327 SqFt
 $190,000 
54820 County Road 1
Bed 2 | Bath 4 | 4440 SqFt
 $265,000 
22905 Stonebrier Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3259 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Elkhart
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
Elevation: 700 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Elkhart is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Elkhart jobs have increased by 5.16%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Elkhart's cost of living is 15.30% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Elkhart's Cost of Living

VOTING
Elkhart county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Elkhart's population is 52,662 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.59%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Elkhart is $140,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.82%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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. More Education


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Housing Market in Elkhart

It's a good time to buy in Elkhart. Home Appreciation is up 9.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Elkhart Real Estate

The median home price in Elkhart is $140,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Elkhart   9 Reviews
Hometown - 5/31/2013
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

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Friendly Small Town - 10/10/2012
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 - 10/9/2012
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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NEW LISTINGS IN ELKHART
$795,000
22536 Weatherby Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$190,000
54820 County Road 1
Bed 2 | Bath 4

$265,000
22905 Stonebrier Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$82,900
500 W Lusher St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$398,000
25926 County Road 22
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$128,000
713 W Carlton Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$38,800
1024 W Lusher Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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