Elwood, Illinois Population 2022

2,219
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Elwood is a city located in Will County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,219, it is the 480th largest city in Illinois and the 10384th largest city in the United States. Elwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -12.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,524 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Elwood has a population density of 162 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elwood is $88,754 with a poverty rate of 8.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $171,200. The median age in Elwood is 40.7 years, 38.5 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Elwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elwoodwas:

  • White: 96.87%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elwood, Illinois is 2,219 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,524.

Elwood, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Elwood Population by Race

Elwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Elwood Median Age

41.2


Total

40.2


Male

43.9


Female

Elwood Adults

There are 2,035 adults, (341 of whom are seniors) in Elwood.

Elwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Elwood Sex Ratio

Female

1,261

49.96%

Male

1,263

50.04%

Elwood Population by Age

Elwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elwood Household Types

87.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elwood Households and Families

3.12

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Elwood Households by Type

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Elwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elwood Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Elwood Educational Attainment by Race

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$45,883

Average Earnings

$54,301

Average Male

$34,896

Average Female

Elwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elwood Language by Age

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Elwood Language

92.19% of Elwood residents speak only English, while 7.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.89% of the population.

Elwood Language

Elwood Poverty by Race

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8.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.55%

Male Poverty Rate

9.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elwood is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elwood is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.60%.

Elwood Poverty

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Elwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Elwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elwood Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Elwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Elwood Married by Age and Sex

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Elwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Elwood Marital Status by Race

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Elwood Marital Status

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179

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Elwood Veterans by War

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Elwood Veterans by Age

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Elwood Veterans by Race

Elwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elwood Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Elwood Employment by Age

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Elwood Employment by Race

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Elwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.87%

Born in Elwood

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Elwood residents were born in the United States, with 88.87% having been born in Illinois. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Elwood Population by Year