Also See: Elkhart, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Elkhart had a population of 863 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||863 (100%)|
|Population in Households||863 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||745 (86.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$76,833|
|Average Household Income||$91,939|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,498|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||340 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||272 (80.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||49 (14.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||19 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$330,120|
|Average Home Value||$366,085|
|Housing Affordability Index3||132|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.28%|
|Per Capita Income||2.14%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.18%|
The table below compares Elkhart to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 331||67th|
|Population Density||# 659||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 148||85th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 224||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 331||67th|
|Diversity Index||# 352||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.