Elkhart, Texas

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Population in 2019: 1,299 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 615  (47.4%)
Females: 684  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 75839.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,351 (it was $25,927 in 2000)
Elkhart:

$36,351
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,558 (it was $13,809 in 2000)

Elkhart town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,001 (it was $38,000 in 2000)
Elkhart:

$102,001
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $126,644; detached houses: $117,469; mobile homes: $194,884

Median gross rent in 2019: $736.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elkhart: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.4%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.3% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Elkhart, TX (2019)
    • 1,03277.6%White alone
    • 17212.9%Black alone
    • 1078.0%Hispanic

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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Elkhart, Texas as of December 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elkhart is 49 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (24.9%), German (11.1%), American (8.2%), Irish (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.55 square miles.

Population density: 837 people per square mile   (low).

Elkhart, Texas map

46 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

3.5%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,433 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,185 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (51.5 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (98.1 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (107.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Palestine, TX (3.1 miles ),
Grapeland, TX (3.3 miles ),
Oakwood, TX (4.0 miles ),
Latexo, TX (4.2 miles ),
Butler, TX (4.7 miles ),
Crockett, TX (4.8 miles ),
Montalba-Tennessee Colony, TX (4.8 miles ),
Rusk, TX (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 31.63 N, Longitude: 95.58 W

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Elkhart, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Elkhart, TX in 2019
Elkhart satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $195,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $195,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Elkhart, TX residents
Average permit cost in Elkhart, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+13.4%).
Most common industries in Elkhart, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Rail transportation (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Rail transportation (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Elkhart, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Elkhart, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Elkhart-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Elkhart town center injured 4 people.

On 11/15/1987, a category F3 tornado 7.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 59 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkhart-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 319% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 340.7 miles away from Elkhart center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from Elkhart center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from Elkhart center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkhart topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elkhart:

  • ELKHART INN COMMUNITY HOME (ROUTE 3 BOX 3868)
  • ELKHART OAKS CARE CENTER (214 JONES RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Elkhart:

  • MAVERICK COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PALESTINE, TX)
  • PALESTINE REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PALESTINE, TX)
  • TRUCARE LIVING CENTERS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PALESTINE, TX)
  • PALESTINE DIAYSIS CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; PALESTINE, TX)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF EAST TEXAS (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PALESTINE, TX)
  • HOMEPOINT HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PALESTINE, TX)
  • PALESTINE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; PALESTINE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkhart:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 43 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 52 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 52 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Angelina College (about 56 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 59 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Navarro College (about 63 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 63 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)

Public high schools in Elkhart:

  • SLOCUM H S (Students: 198, Location: 5765 E STATE HWY 294, Grades: 6-12)
  • ELKHART H S (Location: 9002 S STATE HWY 19, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkhart:

  • ELKHART EL (Students: 713, Location: 301 E PARKER ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • ELKHART INT (Students: 356, Location: 301 E PARKER ST, Grades: 3-5)
  • ELKHART MIDDLE (Students: 286, Location: 301 E PARKER ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • SLOCUM EL (Students: 212, Location: 5765 E STATE HWY 294, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Elkhart

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Elkhart Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

ANDERSON COUNTY CEDAR CREEK WSC (Population served: 1,173, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
83 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Elkhart (2011 data):

  • The Elkhart State Bank: at 109 West Parker Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $45.1 mil, Deposits: $38.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Elkhart Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Elkhart:

Marital status in Elkhart, TX
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

For population 25 years and over in Elkhart:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Elkhart
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elkhart, TX (based on Anderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,56986
Catholic4,4762
Mainline Protestant2,47715
Black Protestant1,1798
Other3653
None29,392-
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
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Anderson County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Anderson County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Anderson County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Anderson County:

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.6%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Anderson County:

17.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elkhart:

14.7%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elkhart:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Elkhart:

52.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Elkhart:

74.9%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkhart, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$12,449$37,3470$0
Sewerage 2$8,809$52,8540$0
Water Supply 2$8,809$52,8540$0
Totals for Government 8$30,067$45,1010$0

Elkhart government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $188,000 ($144.73)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($49.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($2.31)
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $647,000 ($498.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $531,000 ($408.78)
    Corrections - Other: $434,000 ($334.10)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($299.46)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($219.40)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($216.32)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($86.99)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($46.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($21.56)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($20.79)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,000 ($16.94)
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($14.63)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($6.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($6.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($28.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($32.33)
    Corrections - Other: $16,000 ($12.32)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($5.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($2.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.77)

Elkhart government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $333,000 ($256.35)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($6.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($16.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($29.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($88.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($39.26)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($7.70)
    Rents: $3,000 ($2.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.77)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($100.85)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($15.40)
    Highways: $4,000 ($3.08)
  • Tax - Property: $1,983,000 ($1526.56)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $632,000 ($486.53)
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000 ($96.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($58.51)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($2.31)

Elkhart government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,012,000 ($779.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($679.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($99.31)

Elkhart government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($34.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,962,000 ($1510.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($46.96)

7.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Smith County, TX  0.67% ($40,972 average AGI)
from Henderson County, TX  0.62% ($40,566)
from Harris County, TX  0.47% ($66,267)


6.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,136 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Smith County, TX  0.75% ($38,622 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TX  0.63% ($46,890)
to Dallas County, TX  0.39% ($30,127)

Businesses in Elkhart, TX

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkhart:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNET (1450 AM; 1 kW; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIVY (1290 AM; 3 kW; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkhart:

  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K202CE (88.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KIVY-FM (92.7 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT)
  • KBHT (93.5 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: NICOL BROADCASTING LTD.)
  • KNES (99.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, TX; Owner: J & J COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYYK (98.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KLJT (102.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOYE (96.7 FM; FRANKSTON, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KWRW (97.7 FM; RUSK, TX; Owner: E. H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KYFP (89.1 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkhart:

  • K24DS (Channel 24; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: ETERNAL TRUTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • K17BP (Channel 17; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTWC-LP (Channel 12; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIVY-LP (Channel 16; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: JIM GIBBS)
  • Elkhart, Texas
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count44742
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents67007
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons12829
  • Fatalities50919
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents119237
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4871
See more detailed statistics of Elkhart fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.3mTotal length
  • $4,000Total costs
  • 23,260Total average daily traffic
  • 2,196Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,580Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Elkhart)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • ELKHART MOBILE, Lat: 31.623278 Lon: -95.573222, Call Sign: WNDW778,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.740 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 04/06/2023, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • NEW PALESTINE, Northwest Of Intersection Of Cr 137 & Cr 139 (Lat: 31.666389 Lon: -95.630278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 136 m, Overall height: 137 m, Call Sign: WDZ972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.275 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2012, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Certifier: Chris Kaitson, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • NEW PALESTINE, Northwest Of Intersection Of Cr 137 & Cr 139 (Lat: 31.666389 Lon: -95.630278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 136 m, Overall height: 137 m, Call Sign: WXU672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.650 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2014, Expiration Date: 05/26/2024, Certifier: Chris Kaitson, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • NEW PALESTINE, Northwest Of Intersection Of Cr 137 & Cr 139 (Lat: 31.666389 Lon: -95.630278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 136 m, Overall height: 137 m, Call Sign: WXU674,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.275 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025, Certifier: Chris Kaitson, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 31.628056 Lon: -95.578333, Call Sign: WPZK976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.277 MHz, 152.457 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2014, Expiration Date: 02/03/2024, Certifier: Johnnie E Keeling, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • EOT ELKHART MP94.6, Lat: 31.626528 Lon: -95.582333, Call Sign: WRDS553,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.937 MHz, 457.937 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2019, Expiration Date: 07/10/2029, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • ELKHART, Between Mp Tracks And Hwy 287 S End Of (Lat: 31.622778 Lon: -95.573333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQMB482,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.806 MHz, 952.806 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2020, Expiration Date: 06/18/2030, Certifier: Brad G Zielie, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St., Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • SLOCUM REPL, 219 Fm 1817 (Lat: 31.626611 Lon: -95.566833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 99.9 m, Call Sign: WQTG622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2014, Expiration Date: 01/29/2024, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • Elkhart, Northwest Of Intersection Of Cr 137 & Cr 139 (Lat: 31.666389 Lon: -95.630278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 136 m, Overall height: 137 m, Call Sign: WQXU660,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/2016, Expiration Date: 06/14/2026, Certifier: Tuan Pham, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • SLOCUM, 3870 E Highway 294 (Lat: 31.617556 Lon: -95.488083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQXV269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2016, Expiration Date: 06/17/2026, Certifier: John E Hargrove Pe, Registrant: East Texas Electric Cooperative, 2905 Westward Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75964, Phone: (936) 560-9532, Fax: (936) 560-9215, Email:
  • ELKHART, Mp 95.5, South Bridge Rd (Lat: 31.623278 Lon: -95.573222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WEG986,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2020, Expiration Date: 10/25/2030, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St., Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • STATION, In Camp Hill Oil Field 4.8 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 31.687389 Lon: -95.536333), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WHC712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2184.80 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/1999, Expiration Date: 05/11/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/06/1999, Phone: (202) 828-9487

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elkhart)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • MAYS TAMMY DBA, Po Box 28, Elkhart, TX 75839
    Certificate: D007418 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 11/12/2020, Expiration Date: 11/11/2021

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BELL 47G (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6VS-335 SER (240 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6597D, N6597D, N-6597D, Serial Number: 1017, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 2696 Fm 369, Elkhart, TX 75839
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8604W, N8604W, N-8604W, Serial Number: 28-10118, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 02/07/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Eric D Moore, 910 An County Road 1171, Elkhart, TX 75839

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fires - 65 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Elkhart, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (58.8%), and Structure Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elkhart, TX
    • 14358.8%Outside Fires
    • 6828.0%Structure Fires
    • 2911.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkhart, TX
Most common first names in Elkhart, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3973.2 years
James3572.4 years
William3177.2 years
Mary2977.3 years
Charles2270.5 years
Robert2077.6 years
George1671.6 years
Joe1475.4 years
Willie1376.8 years
Dorothy1269.4 years
Most common last names in Elkhart, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2575.0 years
Jones1776.0 years
Wilson1676.3 years
Smith1671.5 years
Parker1678.2 years
Miller1477.8 years
Taylor1374.4 years
Rogers1372.0 years
Brown1370.9 years
Moore1276.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elkhart, TX
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 41.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elkhart, TX
  • 76.4%Electricity
  • 23.6%Utility gas


Elkhart compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Harry R. Sponsler (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2022.