Elkhart Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Elkhart Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
52,358

Age

Under 5 Years:
8.7%
5 - 17:
18.9%
18 - 24:
8.5%
25 - 34:
15.7%
35 - 54:
24.4%
55 - 64:
10.8%
Over 65 Years:
13.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
2.5%
2.5%
High School Graduates
76.6%
76.6%
College Graduated
15.0%
15.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Elkhart
$20,305
$20,305
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Elkhart
$40,750
$40,750
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
21.9%

Employment Industries in Elkhart

 
Manufacturing
42.9%
42.9%
Retail
9.8%
9.8%
Healthcare
9.2%
9.2%
Education
6.1%
6.1%
Accommodation
5.9%
5.9%
Other
4.1%
4.1%
Wholesale
3.6%
3.6%
Construction
3.3%
3.3%
Transportation
3.2%
3.2%
Administration
2.9%
2.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
2.6%
2.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
55.3%
55.3%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
25.8%
25.8%
Black or African American
14.6%
14.6%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.4%
3.4%
Asian
0.8%
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
15.3%
15.3%
Irish
7.7%
7.7%
English
4.9%
4.9%
European
4.0%
4.0%
Italian
3.0%
3.0%
French
2.7%
2.7%
Polish
2.3%
2.3%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
Dutch
1.1%
1.1%
British
1.0%
1.0%
Swedish
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.8%
0.8%
Swiss
0.8%
0.8%
Hungarian
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Welsh
0.3%
0.3%
Norwegian
0.3%
0.3%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Canadian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
77.8%
77.8%
Spanish
20.6%
20.6%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
West Germanic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Elkhart Residents:
12.3%