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Elkhorn, NE
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Living in Elkhorn

Elkhorn is a medium-sized town located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 25,656 people and five associated neighborhoods, Elkhorn is the ninth largest community in Nebraska. Elkhorn has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Elkhorn, where the median household income is $132,702.00.

Elkhorn home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nebraska, but Elkhorn real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Elkhorn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 19.59% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Elkhorn is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Elkhorn a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Elkhorn has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Elkhorn’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Elkhorn. 60.27% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Elkhorn in 2018 was $68,278, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $273,112 for a family of four.

The people who call Elkhorn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elkhorn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Elkhorn include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Elkhorn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.