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Elkhart County, IN

Elkhart County, Indiana, offers a mix of urban and rural living with a population of nearly 200,000. The large Amish population contributes to the local economy, drawing tourists to learn about their conservative lifestyles and to buy their fine handmade crafts and food. Numerous recreational vehicle manufacturing facilities contribute to the top industries of the region which has earned the county the title “RV Capital of the World.”

Pioneers began building homesteads on the Elkhart Prairie in 1829, among the Chippewa, Potawatomi and Ottawa Indian tribes. Although no clear documentation exists defining the origin of the name Elkhart, the strongest theory argues the county was named after Shawnee Chief Elkhart, father to Princess Mishawaka. Another city located nearby is named after his daughter, Mishawaka.

The cities and towns that make up this county today include Elkhart, Middlebury, Goshen, Nappanee, Bristol, Millersburg and Wakarusa. Many parks, museums and annual events keep residents and tourist busy. The Amish craftsmen, farmers and merchants draw crowds throughout the year, but even more so during the Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival. Music lovers enjoy the Jazz Festival and Rhapsody in Green Summer Festival. The Elkhart County is also home of the second largest 4-H fair in the entire United States.

Weather in Middlebury

The average high temperatures in Middlebury range from 31 in January to 84 in July

Average home income in Middlebury

The average household income of a Middlebury resident is $78,136 with an average home value of $183,302

Population of Middlebury

Middlebury has 12,224 residents.

Home ownership in Middlebury

The average level of home ownership in Middlebury is 83%.

Education breakdown of Middlebury

Education levels of residents of Middlebury include: highschool 31%, associate 6%, bachelor 16%, graduate 7%.

Households in Middlebury

Middlebury has 3,884 homes, built on average 35 years ago.