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The City of Elmwood had a population of 2,140 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Elmwood is located at latitude 40.7804 and longitude -89.9656 in Peoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elmwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Peoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Elmwood (GNIS ID: 2394676) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Elmwood is located within Township of Elmwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Peoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elmwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Elmwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,140
Population in Households 2,140
Population in Familes 1,827
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,502
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 848
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 587
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 657 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $107,031
Average Home Value $120,167


Median Household Income $57,134
Average Household Income $64,832
Per Capita Income $25,562
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.21%
Households 0.34% 0.21%
Families 0.47% 0.03%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   0.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elmwood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmwood to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 496 64th
Population Density1 # 468 66th
Diversity Index2 # 887 36th
Median Household Income # 481 65th
Per Capita Income # 688 50th

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