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The City of Elmwood had a population of 2,146 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Elmwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,146
Daytime Population: Workers 412
Daytime Population: Residents 1,041
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,453
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 2,146
Population in Familes 1,830
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,506
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,524
Average Household Income $67,414
Per Capita Income $26,568


Total Housing Units 913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 655 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $108,105
Average Home Value $122,443


Total Households 851
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 587
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.05%
Households 0.35% 0.02%
Families 0.41% -0.07%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

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, 2017 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 # 493 64th
Population Density # 465 66th
Diversity Index # 865 36th
Median Household Income # 483 65th
Per Capita Income # 692 49th

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