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Living in Elkhart, Indiana:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Elkhart, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked three people living in Elkhart what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


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Elkhart is in Elkhart County which has the second largest amount of millionaires per capita of anywhere in the United States. It also has the second largest county fair in the country. It is the recreational vehicle capital of the world. the economic success in Elkhart, Indiana, is often used by economists as an indicator of the financial health of the country.

Maranda, says: 2020

Elkhart, Indiana, is the “RV capital of the world,” and “The crossroads of America,” so one might think we have drivable streets. Make sure you have good tires or a Jeep. The potholes here are notoriously bad. This is a good city for raising a family–whether or not you drive!

Rebecca, says: 2020

Elkhart, Indiana, is an exceptional place. Elkhart is the recreational vehicle capital of the world, producing more travel vehicles than any other town on Earth. This industry is extremely profitable and provides many secure jobs to factory workers, middle managers and executives. Elkhart also has a very strong educational system. The schools are safe and prioritize high levels of achievement from students. Elkhart has beautiful parks and fun extracurricular activities such as an annual jazz festival. Most people will find good jobs, good homes, strong schools, and fun activities in Elkhart. It is a wonderful place.

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