Elkhart (zip 46517), Indiana 

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Population

24,489

+3.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$41,662

Median Home Price

$143,700

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Best Places to Live in Elkhart (zip 46517), 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 the 46517 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Elkhart, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Cost of housing
Nearby college town
Cons
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Elkhart County
Metro Area: Elkhart-Goshen Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: No City
Zip Codes: Elkhart (zip 46517)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
Elevation: 700 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Elkhart (zip 46517) is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Elkhart (zip 46517) jobs have increased by 5.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Elkhart (zip 46517)'s cost of living is 20.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Elkhart (zip 46517)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Elkhart county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 62.9% to 35.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Elkhart (zip 46517)'s population is 24,489 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Elkhart (zip 46517) is Real Estate: $143,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.6%.

SCHOOLS
Elkhart (zip 46517) public schools spend $9,943 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.8 students per teacher in Elkhart (zip 46517). More Education



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Housing Market in Elkhart

It's a good time to buy in Elkhart. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Elkhart is $143,700.

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