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    Curare Physician Recruiting - Elkhart, IN

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    from Curare Physician Recruiting - 30+ days ago
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    Barr-nunn Transportation - Elkhart, IN

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    from Barr-Nunn Transportation - 1 day ago
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Elkhart, Indiana

Elkhart is a city, part of the South Bend metropolitan statistical area, in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States. The population, according to the 2000 census, was 51,874. It is located in the region known as Michiana and has three mini-suburbs. They are Dunlap, Simonton Lake and Jimtown. Signs leading into the city claim it to be "The City with a Heart."

Elkhart Economy

Due to its close proximity to the South Bend metropolitan area, the commercial sectors of the city are small. Industry Elkhart is known for its manufacturing of musical instruments, pharmaceuticals, electronic components, recreational vehicles, and manufactured housing. Numerous manufacturers of musical instruments and accessories, of which most of the surviving companies have been absorbed into the Conn-Selmer conglomerate have a long history in the city. The Charles R. Walter Piano is also hand-crafted in Elkhart. In 1884 Dr. Franklin Miles launched the Miles Medical Co. in Elkhart, which in later decades produced products like Alka-Seltzer and One-A-Day vitamins. Later, the Miles Medical Co. was purchased by the German company Bayer, in 1979 and was consolidated into the larger Pittsburgh-based Bayer, Inc. by 1995. Elkhart is home to many Recreational vehicle manufacturers, including the Damon Corporation, Four Winds, Hy-Line, Keystone, Monaco, Skyline, Sun Valley, and Travel...more

Elkhart Careers

Among the most common occupations in Elkhart are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 37%; Sales and office occupations, 20%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 19%. Approximately 84 percent of workers in Elkhart, Indiana work for companies, 6 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Elkhart Industries

The leading industries in Elkhart, Indiana are Manufacturing, 44%; Educational, health and social services, 11%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Elkhart job listings indicate that the following industries in Elkhart are hiring the most workers:

Elkhart Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Elkhart, Indiana is $26,717, and the median income of households in Elkhart was $34,863.

Average Salaries in Elkhart, IN

Elkhart, IN


According to our Elkhart Trends data, the number of Elkhart, Indiana jobs has increased by 4% since October 2013.
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Elkhart Employment Statistics

Population of Elkhart
Total population 51,874
Male 49.20%
Female 50.80%
Median age 30.8
Elkhart Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.5%
Median cost of a home $78,200
Median mortgage payment $524
Renter-occupied homes 46.5%
Vacant housing 7.5%
Median monthly rent $537
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,674
Median for all female full-time $22,760
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 21%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 48%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 15%
White 74%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 1%
Other 10%
Elkhart Commute
Carpool 18.4%
Public transportation 1.3%
Average travel time 18 minutes