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Elkhart County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 463.2 square miles
Population Density 426.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 200,563
Population change 1.5%
Under 5 years of age 7.5%
Under 18 28%
65 and over 13%
Females 50.5%
White 89.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 14.9
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 2.2%
Black or African American 6.1%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.2%
Veterans 11,289
Households and Housing
Households 70,130
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.5%
Median household income $45,693
The per capita income $21,109
Live below the poverty line. 16.7%
housing units 77,542
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $121,700
Residents owning their homes. 71.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 16,077
Women-owned firms 22.6%
Asian-owned firms 1.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 2%
Black-owned firms 2.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,416,879
Retail sales per capita $12,182
Manufacturers shipments $15,779,841
Merchant wholesaler sales $3,231,392