Elkhart, IN 46517 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46517: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkhart, IN 46517

Not Acceptable, USPS
Concord, IN 46517
Dunlap, IN 46517

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 617
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,872
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,068
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,804
  • County: Elkhart County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.622, Longitude -85.984
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
The ZIP Code database and maps are each updated 4 times per year but with different update cycles. The ZIP Code database was last updated on February 1, 2018 and the ZIP Code maps were last updated on February 1, 2018.

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Elkhart, IN 46517 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,091
Daytime Population: Workers 18,681
Daytime Population: Residents 12,897
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,578
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 24,278
Population in Familes 20,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 813
Population Density2 692
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $43,021
Average Household Income $57,021
Per Capita Income $20,102


Total Housing Units 9,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,430 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,148 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 780 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $130,231
Average Home Value $150,193


Total Households 8,578
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 6,006
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.73% 0.7%
Households 0.65% 0.68%
Families 0.45% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Elkhart, IN 46517 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46517 to the other 785 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 92 88th
Population Density # 182 77th
Diversity Index # 27 97th
Median Household Income # 644 18th
Per Capita Income # 694 12th

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