Elkhart, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,215. Estimated population in 2021: 1,260 (+3.7% change)
Males: 530 (43.6%), Females: 685 (56.4%)

Anderson County

Zip code: 75839

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $25,927
Median house value: $45,000

Races in Elkhart:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.1%)
  • Black (8.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (16.8%), English (14.5%), German (11.4%), United States (11.4%), Dutch (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elkhart

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkhart town

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+13.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Elkhart:

  • PALESTINE REG MED CTR (about 12 miles; PALESTINE, TX)
  • PALESTINE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; PALESTINE, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER CROCKETT (about 23 miles; CROCKETT, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elkhart:

  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 52 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 80 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 90 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elkhart:

  • PALESTINE MUNI (about 13 miles; PALESTINE, TX; Abbreviation: PSN)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY (about 26 miles; CROCKETT, TX; Abbreviation: T56)
  • CHEROKEE COUNTY (about 30 miles; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: JSO)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkhart:

  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 52 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 60 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,429)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 64 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 68 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)

Schools

Public high schools in Elkhart:

  • ELKHART H S (Students: 367; Location: 301 E PARKER ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SLOCUM H S (Students: 151; Location: 5765 E STATE HWY 294; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elkhart:

  • ELKHART EL (Students: 589; Location: 301 E PARKER ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ELKHART MIDDLE (Students: 269; Location: 301 E PARKER ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SLOCUM EL (Students: 221; Location: 5765 E STATE HWY 294; Grades: PK – 06)

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