Elwood, Kansas Population 2020

1,185

Elwood is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,185, it is the 173rd largest city in Kansas and the 9638th largest city in the United States. Elwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -3.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,224 in 2010. Elwood reached it's highest population of 1,233 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Elwood has a population density of 407 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elwood is $35,975 with a poverty rate of 29.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $571 per month, and the median house value is $62,900. The median age in Elwood is 54.6 years, 54 years for males, and 56.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 129.7 males.

Elwood Demographics

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

  • White: 84.59%
  • Black or African American: 10.00%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Native American: 1.53%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elwood, Kansas is 1,185, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,199.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,224.

Elwood, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71984.59%
Black or African American8510.00%
Two or More Races333.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native131.53%

Elwood Population Pyramid 2020

Elwood Median Age

54.6


Total

54


Male

56.2


Female

Elwood Adults

There are 727 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Elwood.

Elwood Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elwood Sex Ratio

Female

370

43.53%

Male

480

56.47%

Elwood Households and Families

Elwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female81%19%
Married74.4%25.6%
All65.4%34.6%
Male53.6%46.4%
Non Family51.9%48.1%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4281.9965.4
Married1802.4474.4
Non Family162051.9
Female582.6781
Male283.3253.6

2.42

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

11.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade578.76%
9th to 12th Grade8112.44%
High School Graduate32249.46%
Some College13620.89%
Associates Degree253.84%
Bachelors Degree132.00%
Graduate Degree172.61%

Elwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White51338025
Black83785
Hispanic4646
Multiple Races2222
Native American1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 6.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,167$35,385$14,907
Less Than High School$16,319$16,458$
High School Grad$36,250$40,298$17,500
Some College$24,583$26,591$20,893
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,167

Average Earnings

$35,385

Average Male

$14,907

Average Female

Elwood Language

Elwood Language by Age

Elwood Language

99.63% of Elwood residents speak only English, while 0.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Elwood Poverty

Elwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68915522.50%
Hispanic5656100.00%
Multiple333193.94%
Black852225.88%
Native1313100.00%

29.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.33%

Male Poverty Rate

31.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elwood

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elwood is White, with 22.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.41%.

Name Poverty
Some College26.71%
Bachelors or Greater26.67%
High School22.05%
Less Than High School20.29%
Name Poverty
Female Employed23.61%
Male Employed11.67%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elwood Income

Elwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,990$35,975
Families$28,750$37,840
Married Families$45,000-
Non Families$19,597$26,138

Elwood Marital Status

Elwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Elwood Married by Age and Sex

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

Elwood Veterans

143

Number of Veterans

143

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
Korea29
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War7
World War II4
Name Veterans % of Total
White10817.94%
Black2226.19%
Hispanic2039.22%
Indian13100.00%

$Elwood Veterans by Education

23.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elwood Employment Status

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Elwood Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

23.41%

Born in Kansas

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Elwood residents were born in the United States, with 23.41% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,185-7-0.59%
20191,192-7-0.58%
20181,19960.50%
20171,193-7-0.58%
20161,200-9-0.74%
20151,209-11-0.90%
20141,220-3-0.25%
20131,2230.00%
20121,223-10-0.81%
20111,23340.33%
20101,2290.00%