Elkhart, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Elkhart, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Elkhart had a population of 1,530 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkhart: Elkheart.

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Elkhart, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,530
Population in Households 1,470
Population in Familes 1,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 997
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $41,969
Average Household Income $56,790
Per Capita Income $20,179


Total Housing Units 599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 321 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $104,517


Total Households 518
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 375
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.34% 1.01%
Households 1.11% 0.91%
Families 1.12% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

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, 2018 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 # 831 53rd
Population Density # 731 58th
Diversity Index # 1147 35th
Median Household Income # 1109 37th
Per Capita Income # 1212 31st

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