Economic Profile

City Population:  54,170

Households: 20,315

Median Household Income: $42,500

Incomes Under $25,000: 28%

Incomes Over $75,000: 22%

Housing Units:  23,700

Single Family Detached: 65%

Median Housing Value: $104,900


Major Employers

 The City of Elkhart has a dedicated pool of talent for organizations looking to relocate, start or expand here and our city and county organizations work in tandem with employers to connect residents to high-quality jobs. Residents thrive on career paths that feature choice, challenge and competitive compensation while employers are able to grow their businesses with a committed and reliable workforce.

Thor Industries, Inc.                              Manufacturing                            13,000
Forest River, Inc.                                  Manufacturing                           6,400*
Lippert Components, Inc.                      Manufacturing                             5,500
Beacon Health System                          Health Care                               2,584
Patrick Industries                                  Manufacturing                          2,400
Elkhart Community Schools                   Educational Services                  1,883
Martin’s Super Markets                        Retail                                        1,025
Elkhart County Government                   Government                             1,021
KIK Custom Products                              Manufacturing                            900
Bennington Marine                                Manufacturing                            822
Norfolk Southern Railway Company       Transportation                          755*
City of Elkhart                                        Government                                705*
Kem Krest Corporation                           Distribution                                127