Elkhart, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 391 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 
Males: 192  (49.2%)
Females: 199  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

45.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62634.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,586 (it was $41,838 in 2000)
Elkhart:

$67,586
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,332 (it was $19,958 in 2000)

Elkhart village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,138 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Elkhart:

$108,138
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $142,862; detached houses: $141,410

Median gross rent in 2017: $534.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elkhart: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.4%
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  • Races in Elkhart, IL (2010)
    • 38795.6%White alone
    • 133.2%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 20.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

Races in Elkhart detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elkhart, Illinois as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elkhart is 405 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (23.1%), American (19.7%), English (11.0%), Irish (10.4%), Italian (5.2%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1861

Elevation: 592 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 268 people per square mile   (very low).

Elkhart, Illinois map

6 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,123 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,907 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (18.6 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (104.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (157.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Broadwell, IL (2.0 miles),
Williamsville, IL (2.4 miles ),
Cornland, IL (2.7 miles),
Middletown, IL (2.8 miles ),
Knollwood, IL (3.0 miles ),
Mount Pulaski, IL (3.3 miles ),
Lincoln, IL (3.3 miles ),
Sherman, IL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.02 N, Longitude: 89.48 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Elkhart, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elkhart, IL in 2017
Elkhart satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $360,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Elkhart, IL residents
Average permit cost in Elkhart, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Elkhart, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Truck transportation (7.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.3%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Truck transportation (9.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.1%)
  • Public administration (13.9%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Elkhart, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Religious workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (16.5%)
  • Registered nurses (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Elkhart, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elkhart, Illinois average temperatures Elkhart, Illinois average precipitation Elkhart, Illinois humidity Elkhart, Illinois wind speed Elkhart, Illinois snowfall Elkhart, Illinois sunshine Elkhart, Illinois clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 0.725. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.725
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Elkhart-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Elkhart village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 tornado 20.1 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkhart-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 123.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 197.4 miles away from Elkhart center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Logan County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkhart topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elkhart:

  • LINCOLN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • LAWRENCE PLACE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • SUNSHINE TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • LINCOLN HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)
  • H AND J VONDERLIETH LVG CTR, THE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOUNT PULASKI, IL)
  • NORTH KICKAPOO (Hospital, about 13 miles away; LINCOLN, IL)

Amtrak stations near Elkhart:

  • 11 miles: LINCOLN (BROADWAY AT CHICAGO ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkhart:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 22 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 22 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Millikin University (about 30 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 33 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 42 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 43 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 44 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

Library in Elkhart:

  • ELKHART PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $58,345; Location: 121 EAST BOHAN STREET; 12,005 books; 293 audio materials; 648 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 9 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Elkhart Rural Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elkhart include: Elkhart Christian Church (A), Elkhart Methodist Church (B), Saint Patricks Church (C), Saint John Chapel (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Elkhart Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elkhart and their reported violations in the past:

ELKHART (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

61.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Elkhart (2011 data):

  • Illini Bank: Elkhart Branch at Second And Washington Streets, branch established on 1972/06/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $257.1 mil, Deposits: $215.6 mil, headquarters in Springfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Illini Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Elkhart:

Marital status in Elkhart, IL
  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Elkhart:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elkhart, IL (based on Logan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,94734
Mainline Protestant3,65019
Catholic2,2824
Black Protestant1771
Other61
None16,243-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Logan County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

28.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Logan County:

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elkhart:

11.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elkhart:

11.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.1
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elkhart:

30.0%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Elkhart:

55.6%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

90.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkhart, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,455
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,634
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,178
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 13$5,267

Elkhart government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $113,000 ($289.00)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($143.22)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($140.66)
    General - Other: $49,000 ($125.32)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($12.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($140.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,000 ($10.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($89.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $83,000 ($212.28)

Elkhart government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($12.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($7.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($143.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000 ($117.65)
    Highways: $12,000 ($30.69)
    Other: $6,000 ($15.35)
  • Tax - Property: $129,000 ($329.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($33.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($15.35)
    Other License: $2,000 ($5.12)

Elkhart government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,402,000 ($3585.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,385,000 ($3542.20)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($63.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($20.46)

Elkhart government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($314.58)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sangamon County, IL  0.92% ($40,434 average AGI)
from McLean County, IL  0.66% ($49,310)
from Macon County, IL  0.31% ($29,667)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McLean County, IL  0.81% ($49,437 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.71% ($41,329)
to Macon County, IL  0.34% ($39,162)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkhart:

  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkhart:

  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Elkhart:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Elkhart fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 2009 08:10 PM, I-55, Kennedy St, Lat: 40.021453, Lon: -89.495553, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 15, 2005 05:22 PM, Gillett, Brennan, Lat: 40.016250, Lon: -89.484060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.0mTotal length
  • 127,725Total average daily traffic
  • 38,762Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,352Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elkhart, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 61970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elkhart, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elkhart)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lot 14 Hillview Acres 2 Blks Due E Village Water Tower 14 Ward Dr (Lat: 40.020056 Lon: -89.409833), Call Sign: KJD932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/1997, Expiration Date: 02/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Warren D Rogers, 14 Ward Dr, Elkhart, IL 62634, Phone: (217) 947-2211

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ELKHART, 676 500th Ave (Lat: 40.013500 Lon: -89.503361), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 58.5 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQD493,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2012, Expiration Date: 11/07/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • CH03IP050, 90 Service Dr (Lat: 40.023861 Lon: -89.483111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQTC897,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2014, Expiration Date: 01/08/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • ELKHART, 4.1 Mi Ese Of (Lat: 40.006972 Lon: -89.404250), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WAX70, Licensee ID: L00115313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 12/19/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2003, Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc. (Debtor-In-Possession)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9EPA, Licensee ID: L00566380, Grant Date: 09/04/2002, Expiration Date: 12/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2014, Registrant: James B Wallace, 103 Lanterman St, Elkhart, IL 62634

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9244J , Serial Number: 28-3319, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 03/24/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Steven H Urish, Rr 1 Box 138, Elkhart, IL 62634

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 26 took place in 2018, and the least - 5 in 2016. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elkhart, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (33.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elkhart, IL
    • 5233.3%Outside Fires
    • 5132.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4830.8%Structure Fires
    • 53.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkhart, IL
Most common first names in Elkhart, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1078.2 years
William872.4 years
Mary883.0 years
James878.1 years
George473.8 years
Ralph466.3 years
Robert459.2 years
Walter471.2 years
Edna386.3 years
Jessie389.0 years
Most common last names in Elkhart, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis776.0 years
Gleason782.2 years
Lanterman673.5 years
Smith682.1 years
Bair578.8 years
Anderson583.4 years
Johnson586.0 years
Bohn481.8 years
Drake487.8 years
Peterson469.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elkhart, IL
  • 86.2%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elkhart, IL
  • 97.1%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Elkhart compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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