Elkhart, IN 46514 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46514: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkhart, IN 46514

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,286
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,554
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,459
  • County: Elkhart County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.711, Longitude -85.971
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elkhart, IN 46514 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,261
Population in Households 42,074
Population in Familes 33,684
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density1 1,018
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 16,692
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 11,148
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,218 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,474 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,694 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $124,422
Average Home Value $148,866


Median Household Income $46,064
Average Household Income $59,129
Per Capita Income $23,438
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.58%
Households 0.36% 0.56%
Families 0.17% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elkhart, IN 46514 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46514 to the other 786 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 98th
Population Density1 # 151 81st
Diversity Index2 # 79 90th
Median Household Income # 538 32nd
Per Capita Income # 439 44th

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