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Elkhart, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Elkhart had a population of 408 as of July 1, 2020. Elkhart ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elkhart is located at latitude 40.0206 and longitude -89.4829 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elkhart encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Village of Elkhart (GNIS ID: 2398805) 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.

The Village of Elkhart is located within Township of Elkhart, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.


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Elkhart, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 408 (100%)
Population in Households 408 (100.0%)
Population in Families 334 (81.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 210
Diversity Index2 10
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,515
Average Household Income $89,667
% of Income for Mortgage4 6%
Per Capita Income $38,619
Wealth Index5 116
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $98,750
Average Home Value $173,227
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.07% -0.25%
Households 0.22% -0.11%
Families 1.28% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.14%

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Elkhart, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkhart to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 999 27th
Population Density # 1269 7th
Median Household Income # 414 70th
Housing Affordability Index # 1258 92nd
Per Capita Income # 216 84th
Diversity Index # 897 36th

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