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Elwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Elwood had a population of 2,377 as of July 1, 2016. Elwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elwood is located at latitude 41.4071 and longitude -88.1273 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.

The Village of Elwood (GNIS ID: 2398822) 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 Village of Elwood is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elwood 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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Elwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,377
Population in Households 2,377
Population in Familes 2,009
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 365
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 921
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 652
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 775 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $181,132
Average Home Value $201,643
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,161
Average Household Income $83,413
Per Capita Income $32,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.52%
Households 0.73% 0.54%
Families 0.55% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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.

Elwood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elwood 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 # 477 65th
Population Density1 # 1164 15th
Diversity Index2 # 421 70th
Median Household Income # 195 86th
Per Capita Income # 253 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.