The City of Elkhart had a population of 753 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Elkhart is located at latitude 41.7923 and longitude -93.5242 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elkhart (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.
The City of Elkhart (GNIS ID: 2394654) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elkhart population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||753|
|Population in Familes||655|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||293 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||238 (81.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||42 (14.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||14 ( 4.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$188,333|
|Average Home Value||$306,646|
|Median Household Income||$70,555|
|Average Household Income||$89,928|
|Per Capita Income||$32,570|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.17%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
The table below compares Elkhart to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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.
|Total Population||# 374||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 664||34th|
|Diversity Index2||# 326||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 74||93rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 149||85th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.