Elwood, IL 60421 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60421: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elwood, IL 60421

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,338
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Will County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.424, Longitude -88.087
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elwood, IL 60421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,103
Population in Households 4,098
Population in Familes 3,522
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 95
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,543
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,142
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,322 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 221 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $203,195
Average Home Value $230,825


Median Household Income $71,336
Average Household Income $81,294
Per Capita Income $30,618
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.95%
Households 0.96% 0.94%
Families 0.79% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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 60421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60421 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes 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 # 522 62nd
Population Density1 # 613 56th
Diversity Index2 # 444 68th
Median Household Income # 216 84th
Per Capita Income # 363 74th

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