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People

Total Population 1,027
Male Share of the Population 53.5%
Female Share of the Population 46.5%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 455
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.9%
Median Earnings25+ $31,991
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $38,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,869

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,464
% Above Poverty Level 79.3%
% Below Poverty Level 20.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $707
Median House Value $61,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.8%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 14.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles SW of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles N of Kansas City, Missouri
County Doniphan
P.O. Box Zip Codes 66024
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.755
Longitude -94.872

Elwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST JOSEPH 4 WNW
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Station ATCHISON
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station OREGON
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atchison 10,858 $55,121
Denton 162 $82,000
Highland 1,053 $53,438

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Elwood High Schools

ELWOOD HIGH
204 N 12TH
913-365-6735
A Title I School.
Serves 158 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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