Elkhart, Texas Population 2024

1,221

Elkhart is a city located in Anderson County and Houston County Texas. Elkhart has a 2024 population of 1,221. Elkhart is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -5.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,291 in 2020.

The average household income in Elkhart is $63,340 with a poverty rate of 12.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elkhart is 39.2 years, 35.9 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Elkhart Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elkhart was:

  • White: 77.56%
  • Black or African American: 14.69%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Other race: 3.22%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
792.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.42% (-70)
The current population of Elkhart, Texas is 1,221 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,291.

Elkhart, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White94077.56%
Black or African American17814.69%
Two or more races514.21%
Other race393.22%
Asian40.33%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elkhart Population by Race

Elkhart Population Pyramid 2024

Elkhart Median Age

39.2

Total

35.9

Male

43.5

Female

Elkhart Adults

There are 864 adults, (203 of whom are seniors) in Elkhart.

Elkhart Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkhart Sex Ratio

Female65153.71%
Male56146.29%

Elkhart Population by Age

Elkhart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4322.636337
Married1803.8278.321.7
Non Family151062.337.7
Female802.8841.358.8
Male213.191981

3.42

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elkhart Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9911.86%
Associates Degree799.46%
Bachelors Degree667.9%
Graduate Degree344.07%
High School Graduate33239.76%
Less Than 9th Grade404.79%
Some College18522.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White61554279
Black1439812
Hispanic72515
Other Race2980
2+ Races20205
Asian444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Elkhart Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,594$0$59,219
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$37,361$44,531$25,921
Less Than 9th Grade$53,750$65,625$0
Overall$42,366$52,031$34,896
Some College$45,461$62,717$38,281

$42,366

Average Earnings

$52,031

Average Male

$34,896

Average Female

Elkhart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkhart Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elkhart Language

93.75% of Elkhart residents speak only English, while 6.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.25% of the population.

Elkhart Language

Elkhart Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White814657.99%
Black1525435.53%
Hispanic1581610.13%
Multiple511121.57%
Other391025.64%

12.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.28%

Male Poverty Rate

14.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkhart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkhart is Black, with 35.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkhart is White, with 7.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.01%.

Elkhart Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.58%
High School16.14%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Elkhart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed5.45%
Male Employed4%
Female Unemployed0%

Elkhart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkhart Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$71,417$78,346
Households$61,000$63,340
Married Families$85,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,927$34,005

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elkhart Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkhart Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elkhart Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elkhart Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elkhart Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

91

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War24
Vietnam21
World War II3
Korea0

Elkhart Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6447
35 to 5424
18 to 347
65 to 747
75+6

Elkhart Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8713.02%
Hispanic78.64%
Black32.1%
2+ Races15%

Elkhart Veterans by Race

Elkhart Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkhart Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Elkhart Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elkhart Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elkhart Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.52%

Born in Elkhart

98.1%

Native Born

1.9%

Foreign Born

1.9%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.1% of Elkhart residents were born in the United States, with 89.52% having been born in Texas. 1.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elkhart Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,133-18-1.56%
20281,151-17-1.46%
20271,168-18-1.52%
20261,186-17-1.41%
20251,203-18-1.47%
20241,221-17-1.37%
20231,238-18-1.43%
20221,256-24-1.88%
20211,280-11-0.85%
20201,29110.08%
20191,290-30-2.27%
20181,320-8-0.6%
20171,32860.45%
20161,32290.69%
20151,313-6-0.45%
20141,319-23-1.71%
20131,342-4-0.3%
20121,346-16-1.17%
20111,362-7-0.51%
20101,36900%

Elkhart Population by Year