Demographics

People

Total Population754
Male Share of the Population44.6%
Female Share of the Population55.4%
Senior Citizens26.9%
Employed Population 16+383
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married57.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.7%
Median Earnings25+$35,489
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,583
% Above Poverty Level95.9%
% Below Poverty Level4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$677
Median House Value$93,400

Ancestry

German45.1%
Irish23.1%
English9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.6%
Swedish2.7%
Welsh2.5%
French Except Basque2.3%
Polish1.7%
Danishn1.3%
Dutch1.3%
Norwegian1.1%
Czech0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Portuguese0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Italian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Australian0.3%
Swiss0.1%
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Elwood Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyGosper County
Standard Zip Codes68937
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.58
Approximate Longitude-99.86

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)

StationCANADAY STEAM PLANT
Distance11.3 miles
Jan Temp12 to 36 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip22.3 inches
StationOVERTON 3 W
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp12 to 37 F
Apr Temp36 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp36 to 68 F
Annual Precip24.1 inches
StationHOLDREGE
Distance28.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 34 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip26 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arapahoe1,206$73,750
Bertrand774$68,250
Cozad3,832$56,938
Eustis514$64,904
Lexington10,067$56,832
Overton561$53,750

Elwood Public Libraries

Elwood Public Library
306 CALVERT ST
Elwood, Nebraska
(308) 785-8155

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Elwood Public Schools

Elwood Elementary School
502 First Ave, Po Box 107
ZIP: 68937
(308) 785-2491
Primary
Total Enrollment 121
Elwood High School
502 First Ave, Po Box 107
ZIP: 68937
(308) 785-2491
High
Total Enrollment 102
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