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Elkhart is a township in Logan County, in the Lincoln metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Elkhart. For links to other places called Elkhart, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elkhart is 39.988N. The longitude is -89.421W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 582.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elkhart demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Logan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62519 ZIP code.
35% of Elkhart residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elkhart ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elkhart was $21,536, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Elkhart residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elkhart, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.
Logan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elkhart political report.
The average commute time for Elkhart workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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