Business Statistics.

The Village of Elkhart Lake is located in northwestern Sheboygan County. Elkhart Lake a unique atmosphere with a high quality of life. Tourism plays a key role in the Village of Elkhart Lake’s economy.

Major Employers

• Osthoff Management Corp.
• Sohn Manufacturing
• Elkhart Lake – Glenbeulah Schools
• Kees Inc.
• Sargento Foods
• Victorian Village Hospitality

Labor Force

In September 2014, the Sheboygan MSA, which includes Elkhart Lake had a total of 62,875 people in the workforce and an unemployment rate of 4.0%. This area has a good workforce that has seen a significant decrease in its unemployment rate in the last year.

Commute Time

In 2000, the mean travel time to work was 21.8 minutes in Elkhart Lake, less than the United States average of 25.5 minutes.

Utilities

Water & Sewer

The Village provides the public water system and is a joint owner of the Northern Moraine Wastewater Treatment Facility. The water and sewer systems both have adequate capacity for growth.

Electricity

This is provided by We Energies.

Natural Gas

This is provided by Wisconsin Public Service (WPS).

Telecommunications

Landline phone and internet service is provided by Frontier as well as Charter (formerly Time Warner Cable) which also offers TV service. Dish Network and Direct TV are also available in the area.

Transportation

The Village of Elkhart Lake is located along State Highway 67 and County Road A. Rail service in the Village is provided by Wisconsin and Southern Railroad, recently purchased by WATCO. The Sheboygan County Memorial Airport is located 14 miles away.

Housing

The Village’s estimated median housing value in 2012 was $175,825, which is a 48% increase over the median housing value in the 2000 U.S. Census data.

Income

The 2012 estimated median household income is $53,557, which is higher than the State and Federal median household incomes.

Please call or email the Village Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer’s office at 920-876-2122 or clerk@elkhartlakewi.gov if you have any questions about operating a business in the Village of Elkhart Lake.

Contact Us

Village of Elkhart Lake Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer
40 Pine Street
PO Box 143
Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
920-876-2122
clerk@elkhartlakewi.gov

 
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