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Demographics

People

Total Population925
Male Share of the Population54.5%
Female Share of the Population45.5%
Senior Citizens5.3%
Employed Population 16+483
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married44.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16%
Median Earnings25+$38,571
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,042
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone27.1%
Median Gross Rent$761
Median House Value$121,900

Ancestry

German37.3%
Irish19.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.5%
Norwegian10.9%
Italian5.6%
French Except Basque4.1%
English3.2%
Swedish3.1%
Dutch2.7%
Swiss2.2%
Czech1.5%
Polish1.4%
Scottish1.2%
Canadian1.1%
Lithuanian0.9%
Haitian0.8%
West Indian0.8%
Danishn0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
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Elkhart Almanac

CategoryValue
County Polk County
Standard Zip Codes50073
Phone Area Codes515
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.79
Approximate Longitude-93.51

Elkhart Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationANKENY
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp9 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches
StationDES MOINES AP
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationBOONE
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp7 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alleman437$90,625
Ankeny56,237$95,049
Bondurant5,457$82,783
Cambridge901$74,219
Huxley3,575$86,977
Maxwell868$76,667
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