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Elkhart Township, Indiana Housing Analysis

   (County: Elkhart County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Elkhart Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,352

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,157

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 374

Renter-occupied housing units : 323

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 696

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,503

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,784

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,760


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Elkhart Township, Indiana)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,196

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,305

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,084

Householder 55 to 59 years : 518

Householder 60 to 64 years : 669

Householder 65 to 74 years : 684

Householder 75 years and over : 288

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 103

Householder 35 to 44 years : 163

Householder 45 to 54 years : 254

Householder 55 to 59 years : 122

Householder 60 to 64 years : 390

Householder 65 to 74 years : 560

Householder 75 years and over : 870


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Elkhart Township, Indiana)

Less than 10.0 percent : 22

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 321

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 715

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 513

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 533

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 383

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 237

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 340

50.0 percent or more : 1,195

Not computed : 484


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Elkhart Township, Indiana)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $133,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $123,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $109,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $116,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $121,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $103,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $97,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $87,600


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Elkhart Township, Indiana: 69.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Elkhart Township, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 20.54%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.76%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 27.86%
  • Other institutional facilities : 4.61%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 27.46%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 17.76%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Elkhart Township, Indiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 800 800 $93,946,000
  Two Family 4 8 $660,000
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $560,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

806 815 $95,166,000
2000        
  Single Family 684 684 $88,296,000
  Two Family 6 12 $740,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $200,000
  Five or More Family 13 284 $7,715,000
  Total

704 984 $96,951,000
2001        
  Single Family 717 717 $88,590,000
  Two Family 2 4 $255,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 60 $994,000
  Total

721 781 $89,839,000
2002        
  Single Family 775 775 $99,538,000
  Two Family 5 10 $1,104,000
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $805,000
  Five or More Family 34 512 $19,935,000
  Total

818 1,313 $121,382,000
2003        
  Single Family 798 798 $109,315,000
  Two Family 5 10 $778,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $600,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

805 816 $110,693,000
2004        
  Single Family 853 853 $132,097,000
  Two Family 7 14 $1,024,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $600,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

862 875 $133,721,000
2005        
  Single Family 770 770 $124,200,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

770 770 $124,200,000
2006        
  Single Family 689 689 $117,196,000
  Two Family 1 2 $269,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

690 691 $117,465,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Elkhart Township, IN): $42,001
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Elkhart Township): $92,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Elkhart Township): $517
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Elkhart Township, Indiana

Utility Gas: 87.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 9.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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