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Elkhart, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Elkhart had a population of 1,367 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Elkhart is located at latitude 31.6282 and longitude -95.5787 in Anderson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elkhart (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Anderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

The Town of Elkhart (GNIS ID: 2412476) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Elkhart is located within Elkhart Division of Anderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elkhart population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkhart: Elkheart.

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Elkhart, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,367
Population in Households 1,306
Population in Familes 1,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 891
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 468
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 337
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $75,926
Average Home Value $89,931


Median Household Income $40,087
Average Household Income $51,960
Per Capita Income $18,775
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.24%
Households -0.17% -0.26%
Families -0.24% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elkhart, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkhart to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 866 51st
Population Density1 # 800 54th
Diversity Index2 # 1148 34th
Median Household Income # 1100 37th
Per Capita Income # 1247 29th

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