Elkhart demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5175591
Median age38.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%60%55%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Elkhart, IA has a population of 815 and is the 16,480th largest city in the United States. The population density is 517 per sq mi which is 846% higher than the Iowa average and 470% higher than the national average. The median age in Elkhart is 39 which is approximately 1% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Elkhart, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 84% of Elkhart residents were born in Iowa, 16% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Elkhart is 846% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Elkhart is 1% higher than Iowa.
  • In Elkhart 93.87% of the population is White.
  • In Elkhart 1.96% of the population is African American.
  • In Elkhart 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Elkhart population breakdown by race

African American1.96%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.12%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.68%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.37%1.27%4.75%
In Elkhart, 5.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Elkhart, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).