Elwood, New Jersey Population 2024

1,003

Elwood is a city located in Atlantic County, Burlington County, and Camden County New Jersey. Elwood has a 2024 population of 1,003. Elwood is currently growing at a rate of 4.37% annually but its population has decreased by -18.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,226 in 2020.

The average household income in Elwood is $76,705 with a poverty rate of 11.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elwood is 58.4 years, 53.9 years for males, and 62.4 years for females.

Elwood Demographics

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

  • White: 45.16%
  • Black or African American: 34.28%
  • Two or more races: 18.39%
  • Other race: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
314.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-18.19% (-223)
The current population of Elwood, New Jersey is 1,003 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,226.

Elwood, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41545.16%
Black or African American31534.28%
Two or more races16918.39%
Other race202.18%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elwood Population by Race

Elwood Population Pyramid 2024

Elwood Median Age

58.4

Total

53.9

Male

62.4

Female

Elwood Adults

There are 847 adults, (335 of whom are seniors) in Elwood.

Elwood Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

65.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elwood Sex Ratio

Female53958.65%
Male38041.35%

Elwood Population by Age

Elwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3722.211000
Married1692.031000
Non Family1261.831000
Female773.221000
Male0000

2.4

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade18422.6%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree121.47%
High School Graduate35043%
Less Than 9th Grade9611.79%
Some College17221.13%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White39135012
Hispanic258650
Black2341670
2+ Races169170
Other Race2000

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.07%.

Elwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$35,240
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$49,327$79,162$28,958
Some College$67,530$0$0

$49,327

Average Earnings

$79,162

Average Male

$28,958

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

88% of Elwood residents speak only English, while 12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12% of the population.

Elwood Language

Elwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3689926.9%

11.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.77%

Male Poverty Rate

14.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elwood is White, with 26.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elwood is White, with 26.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.27%.

Elwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.41%
Less Than 9th Grade10.36%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Elwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed12.67%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Elwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,034$88,211
Households$68,043$76,705
Married Families$77,963$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,526$54,238

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

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 45-54.

Elwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Elwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7438
55 to 6419
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Elwood Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White389.72%
Black197.12%

Elwood Veterans by Race

Elwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

11.2%

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

52.01%

Born in Elwood

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

4.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Elwood residents were born in the United States, with 52.01% having been born in New Jersey. 0% 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
20241,003424.37%
2023961424.57%
2022919424.79%
2021877-349-28.47%
20201,22618517.77%
20191,041-176-14.46%
20181,217-312-20.41%
20171,529896.18%
20161,440-195-11.93%
20151,635221.36%
20141,613-197-10.88%
20131,810-163-8.26%
20121,973-354-15.21%
20112,32789061.93%
20101,43700%

Elwood Population by Year