Elwood, Kansas Population 2024

1,114

Elwood is a city located in Doniphan County Kansas. Elwood has a 2024 population of 1,114. Elwood is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,115 in 2020.

The average household income in Elwood is $59,927 with a poverty rate of 17.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elwood is 36 years, 30.9 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Elwood Demographics

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

  • White: 91.88%
  • Black or African American: 4.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Asian:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
382.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.09% (-1)
The current population of Elwood, Kansas is 1,114 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,115.

Elwood, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,01991.88%
Black or African American524.69%
Two or more races292.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.45%
Native American20.18%
Other race20.18%
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Other race

Asian

Elwood Population by Race

Elwood Population Pyramid 2024

Elwood Median Age

36

Total

30.9

Male

37.5

Female

Elwood Adults

There are 861 adults, (162 of whom are seniors) in Elwood.

Elwood Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elwood Sex Ratio

Female50645.63%
Male60354.37%

Elwood Population by Age

Elwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3792.9378.621.4
Married2113.486.713.3
Non Family1051.0149.550.5
Female404.581000
Male234.431000
showing: 5 rows

3.46

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.45%.

Elwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,833

Average Earnings

$45,250

Average Male

$26,563

Average Female

Elwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elwood Language

96.18% of Elwood residents speak only English, while 3.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.

Elwood Language

Elwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White95615916.63%
Hispanic773342.86%
Black521223.08%
Islander55100%
Native22100%
Multiple2913.45%
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17.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.24%

Male Poverty Rate

16.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elwood is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elwood is Multiple, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.28%.

Elwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.43%
High School15.94%
Some College0.56%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Elwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.35%
Female Employed10.31%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Elwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Elwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Elwood Veterans by War

count

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Elwood Veterans by Age

count

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Elwood Veterans by Race

Elwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

2.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elwood 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

22.72%

Born in Elwood

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Elwood residents were born in the United States, with 22.72% having been born in Kansas. 0.54% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,114
20281,114
20271,114
20261,114
20251,114
20241,114
20231,114
20221,114
20211,114-1-0.09%
20201,115-74-6.22%
20191,189-3-0.25%
20181,192
20171,192-8-0.67%
20161,200-10-0.83%
20151,210-8-0.66%
20141,218-5-0.41%
20131,22320.16%
20121,221-10-0.81%
20111,23120.16%
20101,229
showing: 20 rows

Elwood Population by Year