The City of Elkhart had a population of 828 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Elkhart is located at latitude 41.7917 and longitude -93.5222 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elkhart 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.
|Total Population||828 (100%)|
|Population in Households||828 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||715 (86.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$77,984|
|Average Household Income||$98,600|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,815|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||323 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||262 (81.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||45 (13.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||16 ( 5.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$246,053|
|Average Home Value||$281,226|
|Housing Affordability Index3||182|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.98%|
|Per Capita Income||2.68%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.7%|
The table below compares Elkhart to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 348||66th|
|Population Density||# 669||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 122||88th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 260||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 197||81st|
|Diversity Index||# 344||66th|
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