Elkhart, Illinois

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Elkhart Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NE of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Logan
Standard Zip Codes 62634
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.02
Longitude -89.482

Elkhart Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 36.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Elkhart Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 443 100%
Male 212 47.9%
Female 231 52.1%
Under 18 124 28%
18+ 319 72%
65+ 68 15.3%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 3.14
White 440 99.3%
African-American 2 0.5%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Elkhart Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 430
Growth -13
Growth % -2.9%

Elkhart Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 37.4%
Irish 12.7%
US/American 12.5%
English 11.9%
Swedish 6.2%
Scottish 4.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Welsh 2%
Italian 1.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
Belgian 0.8%
Hungarian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elkhart 443 $55,417
Broadwell 169 $40,000
Lincoln 15,369 $45,171
Middletown 434 $44,375
Mount Pulaski 1,701 $46,181
Sherman 2,871 $75,164
Williamsville 1,439 $56,012

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