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People

Total Population 2,159
Male Share of the Population 53.4%
Female Share of the Population 46.6%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 937
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.6%
Median Earnings25+ $37,074
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,136
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,955

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,915
% Above Poverty Level 89.2%
% Below Poverty Level 10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.2%
Median Gross Rent $604
Median House Value $97,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 12.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elkhart Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 123 miles N of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 203 miles SE of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Morton
Standard Zip Codes 67950
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.008
Longitude -101.889

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)

Station ELKHART
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 41 to 72 F
Annual Precip 18.9 inches
Station RICHFIELD 1 NE
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 45 F
Apr Temp 35 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 93 F
Oct Temp 39 to 71 F
Annual Precip 17.2 inches
Station HUGOTON
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 40 to 72 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Rolla 463 $72,813

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elkhart Public Libraries

Library
Elkhart/morton County Library
410 KANSAS
Elkhart, Kansas
(620) 697-2025
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Elkhart Hospitals

MORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
445 N HILLTOP
(620) 697-2141
Emergency Service: Yes

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Elkhart High Schools

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ELKHART HIGH
150 WILDCAT AVE
620-697-2193
Serves 229 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

ELECTRONIC CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL
150 WILDCAT AVE
620-697-2195
A Charter School.
Serves 43 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

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