Our employers help to define our community. Elkhart County is home to a variety of business and industry that comprise a diversified and dynamic economic base. Elkhart County boasts opportunities in advanced manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, government, education and more.

Our leading employers include:

Business Name


# of Employees

Thor Industries, Inc. Manufacturing 13,000
Forest River, Inc. Manufacturing 6,400*
Lippert Components, Inc. Manufacturing 5,500
Beacon Health System Health Care 2,584
Patrick Industries Manufacturing 2,400
Elkhart Community Schools Educational Services 1,883
Indiana University Health Goshen Health Care 1,517
Goshen Community Schools Educational Services 1,442
Supreme Industries Manufacturing 1,200
Martin’s Super Markets Retail 1,025
Elkhart County Government Government 1,021
Utilimaster Manufacturing 923
KIK Custom Products Manufacturing 900
MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc Manufacturing 850
Bennington Marine Manufacturing 822
Newmar Manufacturing 755
Norfolk Southern Railway Company Transportation 755*
Fairmont Homes | Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. Manufacturing 705*
City of Elkhart Government 705*
Middlebury Community Schools Educational Services 596

(Source: EDC of Elkhart County Research 01.2017) (* Indicates 2015 Data)


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