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Elkhart County Indiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Elkhart County Indiana area was $54,531 in 2019, the latest figures available. Elkhart County median household income is $3,072 lower than the median Indiana household income and $11,181 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Elkhart County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Elkhart County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Elkhart County Indiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Indiana $57,603 +1.49% +3.36%
Elkhart County $54,531 -8.21% -5.59%

Trends in Elkhart County, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Elkhart is $54,531. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $61,491 and is now $6,960 (11.32%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Elkhart County, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Elkhart County

Date US Indiana Elkhart County
2019 $65,712 $57,603 $54,531
2018 $63,059 $56,756 $59,407
2017 $62,927 $56,507 $61,491
2016 $61,383 $55,733 $57,760
2015 $60,187 $54,530 $53,476
2014 $58,001 $53,449 $53,980
2013 $57,437 $52,247 $49,893
2012 $57,307 $52,402 $50,551
2011 $57,531 $52,902 $49,346
2010 $58,809 $52,425 $49,058
2009 $59,988 $54,258 $51,101

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Elkhart County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Elkhart County was $75,244 in 2019. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Elkhart County median family income is $1,368 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Elkhart County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Elkhart County Indiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Indiana $73,876 +3.44% +5.02%
Elkhart County $75,244 +14.42% +8.65%

Trends in Elkhart County, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $75,244, the median family income for Elkhart was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Elkhart County, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Elkhart County

Date US Indiana Elkhart County
2019 $80,944 $73,876 $75,244
2018 $77,786 $71,421 $65,760
2017 $77,064 $71,008 $68,970
2016 $75,707 $70,348 $69,252
2015 $73,660 $68,162 $62,609
2014 $71,246 $65,701 $60,991
2013 $70,386 $65,327 $55,996
2012 $69,752 $65,367 $56,523
2011 $70,009 $65,102 $62,183
2010 $71,221 $65,063 $57,358
2009 $72,962 $67,407 $58,062

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Elkhart County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Elkhart County was $26,745 in 2019. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Elkhart County median per capita income is $4,243 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Elkhart County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Elkhart County Indiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Indiana $30,988 +3.64% +5.91%
Elkhart County $26,745 +2.24% +6.24%

Trends in Elkhart County, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Elkhart is $26,745. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $28,524 and is now $1,779 (6.24%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,338 in 2013, real per capita income for Elkhart has now grown by $4,407 (19.73%).

Real Per Capita Income: Elkhart County, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Elkhart County

Date US Indiana Elkhart County
2019 $35,672 $30,988 $26,745
2018 $34,444 $29,901 $26,160
2017 $33,788 $29,539 $27,822
2016 $33,163 $29,259 $25,175
2015 $32,351 $28,484 $24,788
2014 $31,228 $27,175 $23,737
2013 $30,982 $27,258 $22,338
2012 $30,476 $26,659 $23,569
2011 $30,425 $26,798 $22,941
2010 $30,622 $26,799 $22,911
2009 $31,545 $27,673 $23,718

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