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Elmwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Elmwood had a population of 2,133 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Elmwood is located at latitude 40.7778 and longitude -89.9665 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.

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Elmwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,133
Population in Households 2,133
Population in Familes 1,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,497
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $61,032
Average Household Income $72,493
Per Capita Income $28,642


Total Housing Units 905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 645 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $117,544
Average Home Value $130,147


Total Households 848
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 585
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.21% -0.13%
Households 0.26% -0.09%
Families 0.32% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 2018 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 # 491 64th
Population Density # 461 66th
Diversity Index # 874 37th
Median Household Income # 470 66th
Per Capita Income # 605 56th

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