Elkhart County

Elkhart County, Indiana

117 N 2nd St Rm 101
Goshen, IN 46526
Phone: (574) 535-6409

On the north-central border of IN; organized Jan 29, 1830 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the Elkhart River, named for the Elkhart Indians. Name is probably a translation of either a Potawatomi or Kickapoo term for 'elk's heart', early English spelling was Elksheart

Area (sq mi):: 467.85 (land 463.81; water 4.03) Population per square mile: 421.20
Population 2005: 195,362 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 6.90%; 1990-2000 17.00% Population 2000: 182,791 (White 83.40%; Black or African American 5.20%; Hispanic or Latino 8.90%; Asian 0.90%; Other 7.50%). Foreign born: 7.10%. Median age: 33.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,250; median household $44,478; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,539-$29,315
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Elkhart (51,878)
  • Goshen County seat (30,555)

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