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
  • County: Will County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.424, Longitude -88.087
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • PO Box Addresses: 196
  • Residential Addresses: 1,370
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,370

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Elwood, IL 60421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,157
Daytime Population: Workers 1,197
Daytime Population: Residents 2,244
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,441
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 4,152
Population in Familes 3,568
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $73,583
Average Household Income $83,940
Per Capita Income $31,809


Total Housing Units 1,608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,344 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $209,885
Average Home Value $236,923


Total Households 1,573
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,163
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 0.79% 0.96%
Households 0.89% 1.0%
Families 0.72% 0.88%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Elwood, IL 60421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60421 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes 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 # 521 62nd
Population Density # 600 56th
Diversity Index # 441 68th
Median Household Income # 228 84th
Per Capita Income # 372 73rd

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