Elkhart, Indiana Houses for Sale

Elkhart is located in the northern part of the state of Indiana and a city in Elkhart County and is on the St. Joseph and Elkhart rivers in the eastern part of South Bend. The town was laid out in 1832 between the junction of the Indian trails, and the name was derived from an island that is situated in confluence to the rivers that are known by the Potawatomi word that means “elk heart,” since the share of the area resembles in shape. In 1870, with the establishment of the railway repair shop, it stimulated the growth and development of the town and became the division point for the New York Central Railroad. The manufacture of musical instruments became a primary economic activity, and it became a center as a national center for band-instrument manufacturing.

Elkhart, IN Prices for Houses for Sale

345,031 +39%
276,467 +31%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Elkhart Homes for Purchase

75 +22%
92 +8%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

21 +2%

Crime & Safety

Total Arrests 387 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,946 (2020)
CrimeScore 22.37  
National Rank 2579th  
Statewide Rank 78th  

Local Statistics

Population 52,172 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,104 (-2.14%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 3
Assault Offenses 463
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 151
Counterfeiting/Forgery 80
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 55
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 231
Embezzlement 3
Fraud Offenses 134
Gambling Offenses 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 7
Larceny/Theft Offenses 684
Motor Vehicle Theft 105
Robbery 27
Sex Offenses 43
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 1
Stolen Property Offenses 1
Weapon Law Violations 84

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