Welcome to Elkhart, Indiana. The city known as the RV Capital of the World and the Band Instrument Capital of the World.
The city of Elkhart is located in Northern Indiana and borders the state line between Indiana and Michigan. To the east of Elkhart are the cities of Bristol and Middlebury and to the west of Elkhart are the cities of Osceola, Granger, Mishawaka, and South Bend.
Current population data estimates around 50,000 people are living in the city of Elkhart and the median household income is around $64,000 per year. Unmployment rate has held steady around 2 – 3% and has been featured by major news outlets as one of the lowest in the country in recent years.
Elkhart is home to a diverse array of businesses but has primary recognition for its manufacturing. From RVs to Modular Homes to Boats, you’ll find all kinds of products built here in Elkhart, Indiana. Thanks to the rich manufacturing industry here, Elkhart was once the number one city in the United States for millionaires per capita.
Elkhart is a vibrant, small town community where residents feel well-connected and enjoy the friendliness of the culture here. When you eat out at restaurants you will likely get to know the owner of the restaurant personally. It’s a close-knit community full of hard working, kind hearted people which fits the cities catch phrase “The city with a heart.”
Below you can learn more about historical theatres in Elkhart such as the Ruthmere and the Lerner. You can find tasty restaurants to dine out at and enjoy midwestern dishes. There’s no shortage of pubs and breweries if you’d like to try local beer, wine, and cocktails. Explore the beautiful parks, ride Elkhart’s scenic biking trails, or kayak the Elkhart River and St. Joseph River that the city sits on.
Downtown Elkhart has recently undergone several construction projects as part of a re-development plan to enhance the city and attract more residents.
Beacon Health recently completed construction of a massive Fitness Center with Olympic sized swimming pools, spas, basketball courts, walking track, weight lifting, racquetball, and more!
The Jackson Rooftop is a new spot to enjoy rooftop views of the city while sipping cocktails and enjoying appetizers. Hotel Elkhart is now open with a rooftop bar and beautifully renovated hotel suits.
Nibco Water Park offers ice skating and hot chocolate and the Wellfield Botanic Gardens put on a Winter Light Show with 1.2 million lights strung throughout the park.
When you visit downtown Elkhart, you’ll find many tasty restaurants along Main Street as well as breweries and bars. Shop local boutique stores on Main Street or stop in for coffee at several cozy and inviting coffee shops. Check out a concert or play at the Lerner Theatre or visit the Ruthmere to learn the history of Elkhart.
Video Tour of Elkhart, Indiana
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