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Best Places To Live In Elkhart, IN

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  • Elkhart, IN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 52,378
  • I am proud to say that I was able to enjoy my early adulthood living in Elkhart, IN. I lived in Elkhart, IN for about 13 years before relocating for a job. Elkhart was a place I called home and enjoyed
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Nappanee, IN
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,767
75
  • New Paris, IN
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,368
75
  • Notre Dame, IN
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,724
75
  • Osceola, IN
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,468
74
  • Granger, IN
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,819
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  • Middlebury, IN
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,512
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  • Dunlap, IN
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,206
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  • Goshen, IN
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,385
73
  • Wakarusa, IN
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,030
73
  • Ligonier, IN
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,640
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  • Bristol, IN
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,651
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  • Simonton Lake, IN
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,573
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  • Millersburg, IN
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 967
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  • Berrien Springs, MI
  • 26.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,370
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  • Indian Village, IN
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 150
70
  • Bremen, IN
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,577
70
  • Milford, IN
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,685
70
  • Syracuse, IN
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,867
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  • Roseland, IN
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 489
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  • Twyckenham Hills, South Bend, IN
  • 13.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,548
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  • Edwardsburg, MI
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,269
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  • Howard Park-East Bank, South Bend, IN
  • 14.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,402
64
  • Northeast, South Bend, IN
  • 13.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,220
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  • Niles, MI
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,379
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  • Southeast Pond, South Bend, IN
  • 14.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 275
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  • Riverpark, South Bend, IN
  • 12.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,987
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  • Constantine, MI
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,925
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  • Scottsdale Community, South Bend, IN
  • 14.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,594
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  • Mishawaka, IN
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 48,234
  • That would be Mishawaka, Indiana. In 1838 it was named after a Shawnee Chiefs' daughter Mishawaka. During the 1800's iron deposits were discovered and the settlers soon came in droves. Princess Mishawaka
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  • La Paz, IN
  • 24 miles away (City)
  • Population: 563
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  • North Shore Triangle, South Bend, IN
  • 15.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 916
60
  • Wooded Estates, South Bend, IN
  • 13.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 520
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  • McKinley Terrace, South Bend, IN
  • 12.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 639
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  • South Bend, IN
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 101,037
  • The review from 2015 is pretty spot on. I can try to give a 2018 update. There have been some improvements but only in blue collar jobs in Elkhart area and other areas. And in healthcare as always.The
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  • Edgewater, South Bend, IN
  • 14.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 205
  • This neighborhood is small (approx 70 homes) nestled in a small unknown area along the St. Joe river. The Edgewater area is a "district" meaning it has historic commission status and cannot be altered
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  • Monroe Park, South Bend, IN
  • 14.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 382
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  • White Pigeon, MI
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,530
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  • Harter Heights, South Bend, IN
  • 14.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,058
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  • Pinhook Area, South Bend, IN
  • 15.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 78
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  • Three Rivers, MI
  • 24.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,743
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  • Erskine Park, South Bend, IN
  • 14.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 560
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  • Lakeville, IN
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 841
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  • Southeast Quality, South Bend, IN
  • 14.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,587
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  • Vandalia, MI
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 429
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  • Nws Cooperative Alliance, South Bend, IN
  • 16.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,208
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  • Nearnorthwest, South Bend, IN
  • 15.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,213
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  • Bercliff, South Bend, IN
  • 12.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 325
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  • Cromwell, IN
  • 26.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 443
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  • Keller Park, South Bend, IN
  • 15.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,194
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  • Cassopolis, MI
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,726

Listed above are the best places to live in Elkhart, IN for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Elkhart, IN, followed by the best places to live near Elkhart, IN, sorted by Livability Score.

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