Official Zip Code NameElkhart
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code574
Current Population:23764
Racial Majority:White 63.16%
Public School Racial Majority:White 53.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.98%
Median Household Income$52528
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40769
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time17.8 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Elkhart
Elevation Range738 - 801 ft.
Area39 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.62667847, -85.97403717

Zip Code 46517 Description

Zip Code 46517 is located in the state of Indiana in the Southbend metro area. Zip code 46517 is primarily located in Elkhart County. The official US Postal Service name for 46517 is ELKHART, Indiana. Portions of zip code 46517 are contained within or border the city limits of Elkhart, IN, Dunlap, IN, Goshen, IN, and Osceola, IN. The area code for zip code 46517 is 574. 46517 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 46517 is 3.98% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 46517 increased to 23764 from 20476 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 46517 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 46517 public schools is White. 59.6% of students in 46517 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 14755 63.16% 15420 -4%
 Black Or African American 2964 12.69% 2587 +15%
 Hispanic 5104 21.85% 4973 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 0.36% 63 +32%
 Asian 46 0.2% 166 -72%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.06% 9 +44%
 Other Race 40 0% 40 -100%
 Two Or More Races 506 1.7% 506 -22%

Zip Code 46517 Race/Ethnicity

 White 53.7%
 Black Or African American 10.4%
 Hispanic 27.9%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 7%

Zip Code 46517 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2376420476
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households8104
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$52528
Income Under $50K Per Year46.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.60%
114 US Congressional DistrictIndiana 2
RepresentativeJackie Walorski
Average Real Estate Asking Price$156000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$71000
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)3.98%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.45%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.18%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 56b - Elkhart Till Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 46517 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16192838495862605342332240
Avg Max Temp (°F)31364760728184827563493660
Avg Precip (In.)1.961.762.693.463.524.033.633.873.593.012.982.7537.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Elkhart-Goshen, IN
CBSA Type46517
CBSA Population202892
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours