Elkhart, TX

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Elkhart Profile


Overview

Elkhart is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,317 people and just one neighborhood, Elkhart is the 733rd largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Elkhart, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.32% of Elkhart’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Elkhart is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elkhart who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), teaching (10.04%), and sales jobs (9.86%).


Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Elkhart has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Elkhart has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Elkhart than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Elkhart may be for you.

Being a small town, Elkhart does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Elkhart Demographics

The population of Elkhart has a very low overall level of education: only 8.77% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Elkhart in 2010 was $19,350, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,400 for a family of four. However, Elkhart contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Elkhart is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Elkhart home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elkhart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Elkhart include German, English, French , and Scottish.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Elkhart 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Elkhart 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Elkhart 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

PALESTINE ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Washington Early Childhood Center School
1020 W Hamlet
Palestine, TX, 75803
PK-PK
Story Int School
5300 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX, 75801
04-06
Southside Elementary School
201 Gillespie Rd
Palestine, TX, 75801
02-03
Palestine H S School
1600 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX, 75801
09-12
Northside Pri School
2509 Hwy 155 N
Palestine, TX, 75801
PK-01
Palestine J H School
233 Ben Milam Dr
Palestine, TX, 75801
07-09

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 73.3% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 63.4% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.9% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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WESTWOOD ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Westwood Pri School
1701 W Point Tap Rd
Palestine, TX, 75803
PK-02
Westwood J H School
1801 Panther Blvd
Palestine, TX, 75803
07-10
Westwood H S School
1820 Panther Blvd
Palestine, TX, 75803
09-12
Westwood Elementary School
2305 Salt Works Rd
Palestine, TX, 75803
03-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.9% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 59.5% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.4% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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ELKHART ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Elkhart Int School
301 E Parker St
Elkhart, TX, 75839
03-05
Elkhart Daep School
420 W Palestine Ave
Palestine, TX, 75801
N-N
Elkhart Middle School
301 E Parker St
Elkhart, TX, 75839
06-08
Elkhart H S School
9002 S State Hwy 19
Elkhart, TX, 75839
09-12
Elkhart Elementary School
301 E Parker St
Elkhart, TX, 75839
PK-02

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.2% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.5% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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SLOCUM ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Slocum Daep Instructional School
5765 E State Hwy 294
Elkhart, TX, 75839
06-12
Slocum Pk 8 School
5765 E State Hwy 294
Elkhart, TX, 75839
PK-08
Slocum H S School
5765 E State Hwy 294
Elkhart, TX, 75839
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.9% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.2% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.7% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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