Elmwood, Illinois Population 2024

1,985

Elmwood is a city located in Knox County and Peoria County Illinois. Elmwood has a 2024 population of 1,985. Elmwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -3.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,055 in 2020.

The average household income in Elmwood is $95,056 with a poverty rate of 11.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elmwood is 36.9 years, 41.5 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Elmwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elmwood was:

  • White: 97.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,422.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.41% (-70)
The current population of Elmwood, Illinois is 1,985 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,055.

Elmwood, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,10297.36%
Two or more races341.57%
Asian231.07%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Elmwood Population by Race

Elmwood Population Pyramid 2024

Elmwood Median Age

36.9

Total

41.5

Male

34.6

Female

Elmwood Adults

There are 1,472 adults, (320 of whom are seniors) in Elmwood.

Elmwood Age Dependency

87.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elmwood Sex Ratio

Female1,17654.47%
Male98345.53%

Elmwood Population by Age

Elmwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7872.7478.321.7
Married4383.6292.77.3
Non Family2651.0961.938.1
Female442.8981.818.2
Male403.932575

3.53

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elmwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.21%
9th to 12th Grade362.72%
High School Graduate39129.53%
Some College29922.58%
Associates Degree937.02%
Bachelors Degree33024.92%
Graduate Degree15912.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elmwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elmwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2711,219457
Hispanic24249
Asian232323
2+ Races660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Elmwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$51,304$54,167$38,750
Less Than 9th Grade$45,469$45,469$0
High School Graduate$26,711$52,188$20,859
Some College$54,464$54,286$55,313
Bachelors Degree$51,932$53,937$31,955
Graduate Degree$76,125$111,250$73,000

$51,304

Average Earnings

$54,167

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Elmwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elmwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elmwood Language

99.23% of Elmwood residents speak only English, while 0.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Elmwood Language

Elmwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,02024712.23%

11.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.95%

Male Poverty Rate

13.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elmwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elmwood is White, with 12.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmwood is White, with 12.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.22%.

Elmwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.08%
High School22.51%
Some College4.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Elmwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed61.54%
Female Employed8.41%
Male Employed1.04%

Elmwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elmwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$84,766$95,056
Families$90,217$112,024
Married Families$99,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,125$60,582

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elmwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Elmwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elmwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elmwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elmwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

104

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War43
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War18
World War II3
Korea0

Elmwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5459
65 to 7429
55 to 649
75+7
18 to 340

Elmwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1047.26%
Hispanic921.43%

Elmwood Veterans by Race

Elmwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elmwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elmwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elmwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elmwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.71%

Born in Elmwood

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.63% of Elmwood residents were born in the United States, with 86.71% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elmwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,897-18-0.94%
20281,915-17-0.88%
20271,932-18-0.92%
20261,950-17-0.86%
20251,967-18-0.91%
20241,985-17-0.85%
20232,002-18-0.89%
20222,020-16-0.79%
20212,036-19-0.92%
20202,055422.09%
20192,013-19-0.94%
20182,032-24-1.17%
20172,056-25-1.2%
20162,081-14-0.67%
20152,095-12-0.57%
20142,107-13-0.61%
20132,120160.76%
20122,10470.33%
20112,09740.19%
20102,09300%

Elmwood Population by Year