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Elkhart is a city in Morton County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Elkhart, IN

The latitude of Elkhart is 37.008N. The longitude is -101.889W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,589 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,120.


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Median household income
Local
$37,333
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elkhart demographic reports
Elkhart is near the Oklahoma border
Local festivals include:
  • Morton County Fair - Aug. 6-11, 2007
  • Grassland Heritage Festival - June 2-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Elkhart web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cimarron National Grasslands
Historic sites and museums: Morton County Historical Society
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Elkhart demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Morton 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 67950 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Elkhart residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $17,900, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Elkhart residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Elkhart, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $324.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $765.


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Libraries in Elkhart include Morton County Library ... View libraries

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Morton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elkhart political report.

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The average commute time for Elkhart workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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