Elwood, Kansas Population 2021

1,184
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Elwood is a city located in Doniphan County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,184, it is the 173rd largest city in Kansas and the 9647th largest city in the United States . Elwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -3.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,224 in 2010. Elwood reached it's highest population of 1,231 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Elwood has a population density of 407 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elwood is $40,897 with a poverty rate of 22.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $69,000. The median age in Elwood is 46.6 years, 38.9 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Elwood Demographics

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

  • White: 89.07%
  • Black or African American: 10.21%
  • Two or more races: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elwood, Kansas is 1,184 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,196.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,224.

Elwood, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75089.07%
Black or African American8610.21%
Two or More Races60.71%
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Elwood Population by Race

Elwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Elwood Median Age

46.6


Total

38.9


Male

48.3


Female

Elwood Adults

There are 675 adults, (198 of whom are seniors) in Elwood.

Elwood Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Elwood Sex Ratio

Female

403

47.86%

Male

439

52.14%

Elwood Population by Age

Elwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female83.3%16.7%
Married82%18%
All66.4%33.6%
Male55.2%44.8%
Non Family46%54%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3932.1466.4
Married1722.6782
Non Family150046
Female423.0583.3
Male293.6255.2

2.68

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Elwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade599.87%
9th to 12th Grade6811.37%
High School Graduate29449.16%
Some College11018.39%
Associates Degree416.86%
Bachelors Degree101.67%
Graduate Degree162.68%
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Elwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White51138921
Black86815
Hispanic77
2+ Races11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 5.81%.

Elwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,354$38,594$21,701
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,827$41,538$21,685
Some College$26,023$26,250$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,354

Average Earnings

$38,594

Average Male

$21,701

Average Female

Elwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elwood Language by Age

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Elwood Language

100.00% of Elwood residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Elwood Language

Elwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White73915220.57%
Black861922.09%
Hispanic1818100.00%
Multiple6466.67%

22.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.41%

Male Poverty Rate

22.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elwood

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elwood is White, with 20.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.36%.

Elwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.65%
Bachelors or Greater26.92%
Some College11.26%
High School9.86%

Elwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed16.35%
Male Employed12.57%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,962$40,897
Families$37,734$42,463
Married Families$39,773-
Non Families$26,111$29,856
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Income by Household Type

Elwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

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 35-44, 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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115

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War22
Korea20
First Gulf War7
World War II3

Elwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6440
75+36
18 to 3422
65 to 7414
35 to 543

Elwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8213.97%
Black3338.37%

Elwood Veterans by Race

Elwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elwood Veterans by Education

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49.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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24.23%

Born in Elwood

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Elwood residents were born in the United States, with 24.23% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,184-4-0.34%
20201,188-4-0.34%
20191,192-4-0.33%
20181,19640.34%
20171,192-9-0.75%
20161,201-9-0.74%
20151,210-8-0.66%
20141,218-7-0.57%
20131,22540.33%
20121,221-10-0.81%
20111,23120.16%
20101,2290.00%

Elwood Population by Year