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Elkhart, Indiana, 46514
2 Bedrooms$680 - $875
Elkhart, Indiana, 46514
1 Bedroom$479 - $521
2 Bedrooms$565 - $694
Granger, Indiana, 46530
1 Bedroom$670 - $700
2 Bedrooms$760 - $830
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If you are a new resident and seeking a new place, there are many spacious apartments available for rent both west of city center and in many other delightful neighborhoods as well. Need a certain amenity like a garage or a Persian orange apartment? Use our search filters to find that perfect place in Elkhart.
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Elkhart Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 9.3% 8.1% +1.2% $10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 6.2% +0.5% $15,000 to $19,999 8.5% 6.5% +2.0% $20,000 to $24,999 7.9% 6.9% +1.0% $25,000 to $29,999 9.1% 6.9% +2.2% $30,000 to $34,999 8.7% 6.8% +1.9% $35,000 to $39,999 7.6% 6.3% +1.3% $40,000 to $44,999 6.9% 6.2% +0.7% $45,000 to $49,999 6.1% 5.4% +0.7% $50,000 to $59,999 8.6% 10.1% -1.5% $60,000 to $74,999 9.0% 11.3% -2.3% $75,000 to $99,999 5.7% 10.2% -4.5% $100,000 to $124,999 2.5% 4.5% -2.0% $125,000 to $149,999 1.2% 1.9% -0.7% $150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 1.4% -0.2% $200,000 or more 0.9% 1.5% -0.6%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 8.5% 7.3% +1.2% 10.0% to 14.9% 14.1% 13.7% +0.4% 15.0% to 19.9% 16.5% 15.2% +1.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 16.4% 13.1% +3.3% 25.0% to 29.9% 12.0% 10.1% +1.9% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.3% 6.9% -0.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.5% 4.7% -0.2% 40.0% to 49.9% 5.9% 6.2% -0.3% 50.0% or more 12.3% 15.5% -3.2% Not computed 3.5% 7.3% -3.8%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 16.1% 16.6% -0.5% 25 to 34 years 29.0% 27.1% +1.9% 35 to 44 years 21.2% 20.8% +0.4% 45 to 54 years 13.9% 13.6% +0.3% 55 to 64 years 7.2% 7.5% -0.3% 65 to 74 years 5.2% 5.9% -0.7% 75 to 84 years 4.9% 5.8% -0.9% 85 years and over 2.5% 2.6% -0.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 58.3% 42.5% +15.8% 30 to 44 minutes 21.8% 24.0% -2.2% 45 to 59 minutes 6.9% 11.5% -4.6% 60 or more minutes 13.0% 22.0% -9.0%
Source: 2000 Census
Find Apartments in Elkhart, Indiana
If you're looking for the modern Mayberry, you may just find it in Elkhart, Ind. Known as The City with a Heart, Elkhart is a renter-friendly city whose origins date back to the beginning of the 19th century. Today it is known for manufacturing recreational vehicles and musical instruments, the former of which has given rise to a second nickname: The RV Capital of the World. With a thriving business community and plentiful recreational opportunities, Elkhart offers residents an enjoyable quality of life in an intimate small-town environment a stone's throw from South Bend, the St. Joseph County seat.
This affordable, accessible city has a wide range of apartments for rent in a variety of neighborhoods – read on to find the right one for you! To learn more about Elkhart, check out our LocalTalk, and for words of wisdom on finding your perfect Elkhart rental, consult our Apartment Guide.
Elkhart Apartment Rental Trends
Check out our rental and census data tables as well as our other fact sheets for more info about affordability and options for your future new digs. Whether you're looking for a place for yourself, a home to share with a roommate, or a place for your entire family, you'll find it here. Wondering where to go from here? Start your Elkhart apartment search with the rental resources below.
As with many other cities across the country, Elkhart is seeing a renaissance in its downtown area. Here you'll find a pleasing variety of apartments for rent, including many lofts that are well suited for singles, roommates and families alike. Renting an apartment downtown puts you in the middle of the action, and you'll find all types of activity there, from the Elkhart Art Walk in summer to snowball battles in winter. The reopening of the Lerner Theater promises to bring additional vibrancy to downtown, while many new restaurants are opening their doors downtown. The Elkhart County Historical Museum offers walking tours of historic downtown, so you can get a sense of its history as well as a glimmer of its future. If you choose to live downtown, that future includes you!
Swing Into Action
The Elkhart Jazz Festival is one of the city's cultural landmarks. It takes place each summer, providing a cool contrast to hot conditions. Upon the reopening of the Lerner Theater, it was announced that the theater would host a number of the festival's evenings. Participating artists have included the Alfonso Ponticelli Swing Gitan, the Ariel Pocock Trio, Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band and the Bucky Pizzarelli Quartet. Since many apartments are located downtown near the site of the festival, you may find yourself hearing the music from your own home!
All Aboard the Interurban Trolley
Elkhart is a hub for the Interurban Trolley, which connects it to the city of Goshen as well as other points along the route. Elkhart is also known for its trolley, which has five routes originating in the downtown area. The Interurban began life as the BUS system, with the first routes were established in 1986 connecting Elkhart to the town of Dunlap. Today the five routes are: Elkhart-Goshen, North Pointe, Concord, Bittersweet/Mishawaka and Elkhart East/West. The Interurban has been known to provide free rides on special occasions, such as tranportation to polling sites for those who wish to vote but lack a car. With fares that are just a dollar, it may be cheaper to ride the trolley than to drive – and with an apartment along the trolley route, you may never need to use your car again.
A Host of Attractions
Life in Elkhart is never dull given its wide variety of activities and attractions. Top destinations include the Midwest Museum of Modern Art, which showcases 19th and 20th century pieces, as well as the Ruthmere Museum, which offers a variety of historic properties as well as cultural activities and even wedding grounds. The Woodlawn Nature Center is a tribute to Indiana's myriad natural glories, while the Elkhart Campground provides a chance to sleep outside under the stars. While you may find your perfect apartment in Elkhart, the city itself offers many reasons to leave home – at least temporarily!
Average Apartment Rent in Elkhart, Indiana
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Elkhart Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Elkhart have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In September the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Elkhart apartment cost $488. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Elkhart apartment was $619 in September. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in September was $725. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Elkhart rentals listed below.
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Each neighborhood in Elkhart is different. Search apartments by neighborhood to find where your Elkhart apartments should be:
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