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Elkhart, Goshen Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Elkhart, Goshen Area is 199,544. The Elkhart, Goshen Area population density is 426.40 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 179.64 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Elkhart, Goshen Area is white, which represent 86.20% of the total population. The average Elkhart, Goshen Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 199,544. #213

Population Density, #59

Elkhart, Goshen Area
426.40 per square mile
179.64 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:172,004 (86.20%, #459)
Black:11,492 (5.76%, #343)
Hispanic:29,150 (14.61%, #185)
Asian:2,030 (1.02%, #426)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):369 (0.18%, #728)
One Race, Other:8,141 (4.08%, see rank)
Two or More Races:5,508 (2.76%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:23,614 (81.01%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,782 (6.11%, see rank)
Cuban:231 (0.79%, see rank)
Central American:2,077 (7.13%, see rank)
South American:743 (2.55%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:189 (9.31%, see rank)
Chinese:773 (38.08%, see rank)
Filipino:223 (10.99%, see rank)
Japanese:27 (1.33%, see rank)
Korean:101 (4.98%, see rank)
Vietnamese:126 (6.21%, see rank)
Asian, Other:591 (29.11%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

162,112 (81.24%) out of the total population of 199,544 reported first ancestry.

 Elkhart, Goshen Area% of the Total PopulationIndianaU.S.
Arab2620.13%, see rank0.28%0.56%
Czech3200.16%, see rank0.26%0.47%
Danish4650.23%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch5,5112.76%, see rank1.97%1.40%
English11,4405.73%, see rank8.65%8.02%
French4,4692.24%, see rank2.51%3.34%
German50,42625.27%, see rank23.81%15.03%
Greek3670.18%, see rank0.36%0.41%
Hungarian1,5800.79%, see rank0.56%0.46%
Irish17,5958.82%, see rank11.76%10.80%
Italian4,6292.32%, see rank2.69%5.52%
Norwegian1,0760.54%, see rank0.57%1.42%
Polish5,7602.89%, see rank3.17%3.01%
Portuguese840.04%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian7180.36%, see rank0.37%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,2260.61%, see rank0.88%0.99%
Scottish2,5181.26%, see rank1.73%1.72%
Subsaharan African9320.47%, see rank0.90%0.95%
Swedish2,2141.11%, see rank0.90%1.27%
Swiss5,4222.72%, see rank0.59%0.30%
Ukrainian1,0890.55%, see rank0.15%0.31%
American23,30511.68%, see rank11.14%7.12%
Welsh6310.32%, see rank0.55%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 98,488 (49.36%, see rank)
Females: 101,056 (50.64%, see rank)

Elkhart, Goshen Area
Male: 49.36%
Female: 50.64%
Male: 49.23%
Female: 50.77%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Elkhart, Goshen Area
35.10 years old
37.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Elkhart, Goshen Area
34.10 years old
35.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Elkhart, Goshen Area
35.90 years old
38.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Elkhart, Goshen Area% of the Total PopulationIndianaU.S.
Under 5 years15,5737.80%, see rank6.48%6.36%
5 to 9 years16,2008.12%, see rank6.81%6.51%
10 to 14 years15,5777.81%, see rank6.87%6.59%
15 to 19 years14,0807.06%, see rank7.09%6.85%
20 to 24 years12,6286.33%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years25,36312.71%, see rank12.78%13.47%
35 to 44 years25,37512.72%, see rank12.70%12.96%
45 to 54 years26,41513.24%, see rank14.04%14.09%
55 to 64 years23,01211.53%, see rank12.43%12.29%
65 to 74 years13,5556.79%, see rank7.52%7.64%
75 to 84 7,9073.96%, see rank4.22%4.25%
85 years and over3,8591.93%, see rank1.84%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Elkhart, Goshen AreaIndianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population125,486, 100%4,287,819209,056,129
Less Than High School24,038, 19.16%, see rank12.39%13.67%
High School Graduate46,932, 37.40%, see rank34.96%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree32,078, 25.56%, see rank29.03%29.09%
Bachelor Degree15,156, 12.08%, see rank15.11%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree7,282, 5.80%, see rank8.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.63, see rank13.2913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Elkhart, Goshen Area IndianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten5,91472.40%27.60%68.29%31.71%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)25,41089.44%, see rank10.56%, see rank88.34%11.66%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)11,29093.25%, see rank6.75%, see rank90.81%9.19%90.60%9.40%
College8,12971.76%, see rank28.24%, see rank78.80%21.20%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School99172.75%, see rank27.25%, see rank71.77%28.23%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Elkhart, Goshen AreaIndianaU.S.
Total Households70,427, 100%2,492,183116,211,092
Average Household Size2.78, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households16,448, 23.35%, see rank27.83%27.57%
2 or More Person Households53,979, 76.65%, see rank72.17%72.43%
Family Households (Families)50,758, 72.07%, see rank66.45%66.22%
Average Family Size3.38, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family37,941, 53.87%, see rank49.49%48.42%
Nonfamily Households19,669, 27.93%, see rank33.55%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Elkhart, Goshen Area%IndianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total152,194see rank5,223,072252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over74,397100%, see rank2,545,970123,281,364
Never Married22,73230.55%, see rank33.08%35.77%
Married42,00656.46%, see rank52.85%52.04%
Widowed1,8632.50%, see rank2.57%2.57%
Divorced7,79610.48%, see rank11.50%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over77,797100%, see rank2,677,102129,692,771
Never Married20,39226.21%, see rank27.13%29.48%
Married40,85252.51%, see rank50.10%49.19%
Widowed6,4338.27%, see rank9.23%9.16%
Divorced10,12013.01%, see rank13.54%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Elkhart, Goshen Area%IndianaU.S.
Native182,71391.57%, see rank95.22%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence133,78867.05%, see rank68.43%58.73%
Born in Different State47,21823.66%, see rank26.16%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,7070.86%, see rank0.62%1.42%
Foreign Born16,8318.43%, see rank4.78%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship3,9141.96%, see rank1.72%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship12,9176.47%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe1,4140.71%, see rank0.64%1.53%
Born In Asia1,6650.83%, see rank1.51%3.82%
Born In Africa2670.13%, see rank0.28%0.55%
Born In Oceania540.03%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America13,1446.59%, see rank2.22%6.83%
Born In Northern America2870.14%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Elkhart, Goshen Area%IndianaU.S.
English58,55083.14%, see rank91.16%79.39%
Spanish7,29410.36%, see rank4.71%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3,8695.49%, see rank2.48%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages5030.71%, see rank1.24%3.36%
Other2110.30%, see rank0.42%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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