Elkhart County, Indiana 

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Population

202,924

+3.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.6%

Median Income

$46,983

Median Home Price

$156,100

Best Places to Live in Elkhart County, Indiana

Small-manufacturing-town complex - Extreme northern Indiana at Michigan border, 15 miles east of South Bend. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Elkhart County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of housing
-Nearby college town
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Economic cycles
-Low educational attainment

Local Listings in Elkhart
 $147,000 
52892 Helen St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1728 SqFt
 $475,000 
51230 Stratford Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3252 SqFt
 $795,000 
22536 Weatherby Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 6327 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Indiana
County: Elkhart County
Metro Area: Elkhart-Goshen
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Concord township (Elkhart Cnty), Elkhart, 26 total
Zip Codes: 46514, 46516, 46526, 46528, 46517, 46550, 46540, 46507, 46573, 46553, 11 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
Elevation: 700 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Elkhart County is 2.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Elkhart County jobs have increased by 5.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Elkhart County's cost of living is 13.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Elkhart County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Elkhart County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Elkhart County's population is 202,924 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Elkhart County is $156,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Elkhart County public schools spend $11,105 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.8 students per teacher in Elkhart County. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN ELKHART COUNTY, INDIANA
46514, 46516, 46526, 46528, 46517, 46550, 46540, 46507, 46573, 46553, 11 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ELKHART
$147,000
52892 Helen St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$475,000
51230 Stratford Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$795,000
22536 Weatherby Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$394,900
29511 Locust Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$324,900
64896 McIntosh Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$184,900
57105 Claudia Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$650,000
56392 Whispering Hill Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 6

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