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Elkhart-Goshen Indiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Elkhart-Goshen Indiana metro area was $58,960 in 2017, the latest figures available. Elkhart median household income is $4,779 higher than the median Indiana household income and $1,376 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Elkhart median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Elkhart-Goshen are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Elkhart Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Indiana $54,181 +1.39% +5.72%
Elkhart $58,960 +6.46% +13.92%

Trends in Elkhart, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $58,960, the median household income for Elkhart was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Elkhart, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Elkhart

Date US Indiana Elkhart
2017 $60,336 $54,181 $58,960
2016 $58,856 $53,439 $55,382
2015 $57,709 $52,284 $51,275
2014 $55,613 $51,248 $51,757
2013 $55,072 $50,096 $47,838
2012 $54,948 $50,245 $48,470
2011 $55,162 $50,723 $47,314
2010 $56,388 $50,266 $47,038
2009 $57,519 $52,024 $48,997
2008 $59,382 $54,745 $56,504
2007 $60,135 $56,233 $56,846
2006 $59,051 $55,325 $56,929

Elkhart Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Elkhart was $66,131 in 2017. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Elkhart median family income is $1,954 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Elkhart will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Elkhart Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Indiana $68,085 +0.94% +8.08%
Elkhart $66,131 -0.41% +13.08%

Trends in Elkhart, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Elkhart is $66,131. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $67,065 and is now $934 (1.39%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,690 in 2013, real median family income for Elkhart has now grown by $12,441 (23.17%).

Real Median Family Income: Elkhart, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Elkhart

Date US Indiana Elkhart
2017 $73,891 $68,085 $66,131
2016 $72,591 $67,452 $66,401
2015 $70,627 $65,356 $60,031
2014 $68,313 $62,996 $58,480
2013 $67,488 $62,637 $53,690
2012 $66,880 $62,676 $54,196
2011 $67,126 $62,422 $59,622
2010 $68,289 $62,384 $54,996
2009 $69,958 $64,632 $55,671
2008 $72,321 $67,772 $67,065
2007 $72,500 $68,424 $63,163
2006 $71,330 $67,984 $65,269

Elkhart Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Elkhart was $26,677 in 2017. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Elkhart median per capita income is $1,646 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Elkhart will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Elkhart Indiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Indiana $28,323 +0.96% +8.70%
Elkhart $26,677 +10.52% +17.22%

Trends in Elkhart, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Elkhart is $26,677. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $27,350 and is now $673 (2.46%) lower. From a post peak low of $21,418 in 2013, real per capita income for Elkhart has now grown by $5,259 (24.55%).

Real Per Capita Income: Elkhart, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Elkhart

Date US Indiana Elkhart
2017 $32,397 $28,323 $26,677
2016 $31,798 $28,055 $24,138
2015 $31,019 $27,311 $23,768
2014 $29,942 $26,056 $22,759
2013 $29,706 $26,135 $21,418
2012 $29,221 $25,562 $22,599
2011 $29,173 $25,695 $21,996
2010 $29,361 $25,696 $21,968
2009 $30,246 $26,533 $22,741
2008 $31,488 $28,101 $27,350
2007 $31,629 $28,213 $26,255
2006 $30,795 $27,765 $27,042