Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana

Elkhart: City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States


Elkhart is a city located in the county of Elkhart in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 50,949 and a population density of 742 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 52,172 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Elkhart

Population : 52,172 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Elkhart County
Phone Area Codes : 574
Area : 68.66 km2
Altitude : 748 feet / 228 meters
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 03:41:24 (1st February 2023)
Postal code : 46514
Density : 760 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.34% (2010-2020)
Elkhart locator map
Location of Elkhart on Indiana map.
Elkhart  Indiana - Main Street image
Elkhart Indiana - Main Street
Elkhart  Indiana - Main Street image


Elkhart is located at 41°40'55"N 85°58'36"W (41.6819900, -85.9766700).

Elkhart map


The population of Elkhart increased by 2.34% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 50,949 - census
2011 51,912 1.86% estimation process
2012 51,982 0.13% estimation process
2013 52,171 0.36% estimation process
2014 52,291 0.23% estimation process
2015 52,522 0.44% estimation process
2016 52,475 -0.09% estimation process
2017 52,403 -0.14% estimation process
2018 52,372 -0.06% estimation process
2019 52,354 -0.03% estimation process
2020 52,172 -0.35% estimation process

Elkhart zip code is 46514. County name: Elkhart, County fips: 18039

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People born in Elkhart (66)

People born in Elkhart, including basketball player Shawn Kemp, mathematician Charles Sims, musician David Darling, .


  • Lindsay Benko (American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, world champion, former world record-holder) she was born in 29/11/1976
  • Connie Smith (American country music artist) she was born in 14/08/1941
  • Andrea Covell (American actress) she was born in 15/07/1953
  • Paul W. Shafer (American politician (1893-1954)) he was born in 27/04/1893
  • Thomas Hampson (American lyric tenor) he was born in 28/06/1955
  • Peter Reckell (American actor) he was born in 07/05/1955
  • Ted Luckenbill (American professional basketball player) he was born in 27/07/1939
  • Herbert S. Bigelow (1870-1951, U.S. Representative from Ohio.) he was born in 04/01/1870
  • Michael William Warfel (Catholic bishop) he was born in 16/09/1948
  • Tracy Ferrie (American musician)
  • Chuck Vinson (American television director) he was born in 14/07/1956
  • Thomas B. Dewey (American writer) he was born in 06/03/1915
  • Amber Jacobs (American basketball player) she was born in 29/06/1982
  • Jim Grandholm (American basketball player, center) he was born in 04/10/1960
  • Alec Purdie (Professional soccer player) he was born in 24/11/1988
  • Budd Albright (American actor, singer, stunt man, and sportsman) he was born in 18/08/1936
  • Charles Arthur Bowsher (former Comptroller General of the United States) he was born in 31/05/1931
  • Charles Royal Johnson (American mathematician) he was born in 28/01/1948

Schools in Elkhart

College & universities near Elkhart, IN

Code Name City ZIP
151865 Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary Elkhart (IN) 46517-1999

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elkhart, IN

Code Name Address Type
EKH Elkhart station 131 Tyler Avenue RAIL
SOB South Bend station 2702 West Washington Avenue RAIL
NLS Niles station 598 Dey St. RAIL
DOA Dowagiac station 200 Depot Drive RAIL
SJM St. Joseph 410 1/2 Vine Street RAIL

Post offices near Elkhart

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elkhar Post Office Elkhart (IN) 46516

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Elkhart County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Elkhart County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Goshen 32,983 City in Indiana, United States
Nappanee 6,845 City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Dunlap 6,235 Small city in Iowa
Simonton Lake 4,678 Census-designated place in Elkhart County, Indiana
Locke 4,089 Unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Minnesota
Middlebury 3,562 Township in Elkhart County, Indiana
Wakarusa 1,848 City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States of America
Bristol 1,697 Town in Indiana
Millersburg 935 Town in Clinton and Benton townships, Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Benton 445 Unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Indiana

Distance to Other Cities

Elkhart distances to largest Indiana cities