In Elkhart, about 44% of adults are married. One thing visitors notice about Elkhart is the large number of young children, especially babies and pre-school kids. The city is known for its large population of single adults.
In 2000, Elkhart had a median family income of $40,514.
In the 2004 election, George W. Bush was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Elkhart ($21,475). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
About 54% of housing units in Elkhart are owner-occupied.
In Elkhart, 93% of commuters drive to work. Commuting to work is generally easier in the city than in most places of its size.
Elkhart strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):
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|Short Commute Times |
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