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Demographics

People

Total Population2,144
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+931
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$43,603
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,641

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,125
% Above Poverty Level89.3%
% Below Poverty Level10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29%
Median Gross Rent$906
Median House Value$157,100

Ancestry

German24.7%
Irish22.8%
Polish20.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.7%
English10.1%
Italian6.8%
Dutch3.4%
Swedish2.8%
Croatian2.6%
French Except Basque1.7%
Czech1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Slovene1.1%
Norwegian1%
Slovak0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Russian0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Austrian0.3%
Romanian0.1%
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Elwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Will County
Standard Zip Codes60421
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.41
Approximate Longitude-88.1

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)

StationJOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance6.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
StationGEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationKANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Channahon12,329$93,904
Joliet147,515$71,572
Manhattan7,405$102,135
Minooka11,786$87,363
Rockdale2,151$63,145

Elwood Public Schools

Elwood C C School
409 N Chicago St
ZIP: 60421
(815) 423-5588
Primary
Total Enrollment 370
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