The City of Elwood had a population of 8,497 as of July 1, 2016. Elwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Elwood is located at latitude 40.2743 and longitude -85.8371 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Elwood are located in Madison County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Tipton County.
The City of Elwood (GNIS ID: 2394680) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Elwood: Duck Creek, Quincy.
|Population in Households||8,493|
|Population in Familes||6,754|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||4|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,098 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,273 (55.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,131 (27.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||694 (16.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$74,429|
|Average Home Value||$91,425|
|Median Household Income||$35,663|
|Average Household Income||$47,379|
|Per Capita Income||$18,726|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.7%|
|Per Capita Income||1.36%|
The table below compares Elwood to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 89||87th|
|Population Density1||# 77||89th|
|Diversity Index2||# 220||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 617||9th|
|Per Capita Income||# 605||11th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.