Community Profile

Industrial ParkAmong the state’s fastest growing communities, the City of Elkhorn offers an attractive location for commercial, retail, professional, and industrial development. Severed by I-43 and U.S. Route "12" and S.T.H. "67", Elkhorn is convenient to major transportation routes and market areas. Situated nearly equidistant from the cities of Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee and Rockford, Elkhorn affords access to these urban centers while retaining the charm and desirability of a "hometown" community.

Demographic and Community Highlights:

Population

Year Number
1990 5,337
2000 7,305
2005 8,562
2010 10,084

Equalized Values & Property Taxes

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014  
Equalized Value $683,784,300 667,523,900 637,510,100 630,725,000 610,887,900  
Tax Rate/$1,000 $20.06 $20.96 $21.94 $22.20 $22.83  

Health Services

Walworth County and the City of Elkhorn residents are served by a wide range of health care facilities and health professionals. Doctors Clinic of Elkhorn, Elkhorn Mercy Clinic and over 100 additional clinics scattered throughout Walworth County provide quality health care services for residents. Further, Lakeland Medical Center is located in the City of Elkhorn.

Transportation

Highways

  • Interstate Highway 43 serves the City providing direct connection to Interstate Highway 94 located 30 miles east and Interstate Highway 90 located 25 miles West
  • United States Highway 12
  • State Trunk Highway 11 & 67
  • County Trunk Highways H & NN

Education

The City of Elkhorn is served by the Elkhorn Area School District, which also serves adjacent areas in Walworth County.

The following post-secondary educational facilities are located within Walworth County:

Colleges & Universities:
George Williams College of Aurora University, Village of Williams Bay
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, City of Whitewater

Vocational/Technical Colleges:
Gateway Technical College, City of Elkhorn

Local Contacts

For Industrial, Commercial, or Business information about the City of Elkhorn contact:

  • City Administrator, 9 S. Broad Street, Elkhorn, WI 53121
    Telephone: (262)723-2219 Fax: (262)741-5131
  • Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 41, Elkhorn, WI 543121
    Telephone: (262)723-5788 Fax: (262)723-5784

 

Community Economic Profile is available from the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission website.