Elkhart Lake, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Elkhart Lake had a population of 965 as of July 1, 2016. Elkhart Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elkhart Lake is located at latitude 43.8327 and longitude -88.0147 in Sheboygan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elkhart Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sheboygan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The Village of Elkhart Lake (GNIS ID: 1583149) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elkhart Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkhart Lake: Elkart Lake, Elkheart Lake.


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Elkhart Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 965
Population in Households 964
Population in Familes 780
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 756
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 459
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 312
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 373 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 257 (35.9%)
Median Home Value $247,674
Average Home Value $324,198
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,384
Average Household Income $83,274
Per Capita Income $37,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.06%
Households 0.07% 0.09%
Families 1.4% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elkhart Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkhart Lake to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 395 49th
Population Density1 # 343 56th
Diversity Index2 # 618 19th
Median Household Income # 162 79th
Per Capita Income # 55 93rd

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