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Elkhorn is a city in Douglas County, in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.
The community was named for the Elkhorn River
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Elkhorn. For links to other places called Elkhorn, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elkhorn is 41.286N. The longitude is -96.234W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,214 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,062.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elkhorn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Omaha area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68069 ZIP code.
36% of Elkhorn residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elkhorn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elkhorn was $29,129, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Elkhorn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Elkhorn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,206.
Libraries in Elkhorn include Bess Johnson Elkhorn Public Library ... View libraries
Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elkhorn political report.
The average commute time for Elkhorn workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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