Elkhart County IN Information


Elkhart County Subdivisions

Elkhart County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 207,332
Population in Households 203,528
Population in Familes 169,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,804
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $51,603
Average Household Income $67,373
Per Capita Income $24,234


Total Housing Units 80,454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48,788 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,733 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,933 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $144,418
Average Home Value $176,433


Total Households 73,521
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 52,232
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.56%
Households 0.55% 0.54%
Families 0.4% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.35%


Elkhart County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkhart County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 6 95th
Population Density # 9 91st
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 44 53rd
Per Capita Income # 69 26th

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