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.


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.


This is provided by We Energies.

Natural Gas

This is provided by Wisconsin Public Service (WPS).


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


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.


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.


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 if you have any questions about operating a business in the Village of Elkhart Lake.