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Elkhorn, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Elkhorn had a population of 10,183 as of July 1, 2017. Elkhorn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Elkhorn is located at latitude 42.6749 and longitude -88.5299 in Walworth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elkhorn (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The City of Elkhorn (GNIS ID: 1583150) 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 Elkhorn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkhorn: Bradleys.

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Elkhorn, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,183
Daytime Population: Workers 6,804
Daytime Population: Residents 4,678
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,482
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 9,903
Population in Familes 8,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density2 1,266
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $59,134
Average Household Income $69,817
Per Capita Income $27,066


Total Housing Units 4,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,177 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,660 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $182,960
Average Home Value $209,835


Total Households 3,838
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,551
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.28%
Households 0.13% 0.29%
Families 0.2% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Elkhorn, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkhorn to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 87 89th
Population Density # 167 79th
Diversity Index # 82 89th
Median Household Income # 259 67th
Per Capita Income # 391 50th

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