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Elwood, IL news and info

Elwood, IL

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Age

Under 5 Years 195
10 to 9 Years 139
15 to 14 Years 164
20 to 19 Years 91
25 to 24 Years 72
30 to 34 Years 338
40 to 44 Years 352
50 to 54 Years 301
60 to 59 Years 138
65 to 64 Years 88
70 to 74 Years 184
80 to 84 Years 118
90 Years and Over 36
Median Age (in years) 38.7

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Ancestry

American 84 3.3%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 28 1.1%
Danish 11 0.4%
Dutch 34 1.3%
English 164 6.5%
French (except Basque) 44 1.7%
French Canadian 0 0.0%
German 622 24.6%
Greek 0 0.0%
Hungarian 38 1.5%
Irish 652 25.8%
Italian 384 15.2%
Lithuanian 6 0.2%
Norwegian 3 0.1%
Polish 302 11.9%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 15 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 23 0.9%
Scottish 40 1.6%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 62 2.5%
Swiss 17 0.7%
Ukrainian 0 0.0%
Welsh 0 0.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Education

Less than 9th Grade 28 1.8%
14th to 12th grade, No Diploma 59 3.8%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 641 41.2%
Some College, No Degree 530 34.1%
Associates Degree 45 2.9%
Bachelor's Degree 140 9.0%
Graduate or Professional Degree 112 7.2%
Population 25 years and Over 1,555
High School Graduate or Higher 94.40&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 16.20&

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Gender

Male 1,101 49.68%
Female 1,115 50.32%
Total Population 2,216

 

Household Type

Total Households 847
Family Households 649 76.62%
with own children under 18 years 295 34.82&

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 847
Owner-Occupied 731 86.30%
Renter Occupied 116 13.69&

 

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $721

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 530
Median (dollars) $1,681
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 201
Median (dollars) $540

 

Household Value

Median (dollars) $186,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $68,942

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 10 0.03%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 37 0.10%
Construction 77 0.21%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 221 0.60%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 44 0.12%
Information 18 0.05%
Manufacturing 145 0.39%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 33 0.09%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 114 0.31%
Public Administration 55 0.15%
Retail Trade 98 0.26%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 104 0.28%
Wholesale Trade 54 0.15%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 1,010

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Land

Area (in square miles) 6.53
Density (in square feet) 339.36

 

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Bobby Rush
U.S. House of Representatives Adam Kinzinger
Illinois Senate Pat McGuire
Illinois House of Representatives,"Lawrence Walsh Jr."

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 53
Cuban 0
Mexican 38
Other Hispanic or Lation 15
Puerto Rican 0
Total Population 53
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,163
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 0
Black or African American Alone 37
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 0
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 0
White Alone 2,126
Total Population 2,216

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Schools

Elementary Schools Elwood Community Consolidated School Dist. 203
Secondary Schools Joliet Township High School Dist. 204
Unified School Districts

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Weather

January
Avg. High 31
Avg. Low 17
Mean 24
Avg. Percipitation 1.8
February
Avg. High 36
Avg. Low 21
Mean 29
Avg. Percipitation 1.79
March
Avg. High 47
Avg. Low 29
Mean 38
Avg. Percipitation 2.25
April
Avg. High 61
Avg. Low 39
Mean 50
Avg. Percipitation 3.49
May
Avg. High 71
Avg. Low 49
Mean 60
Avg. Percipitation 4.08
June
Avg. High 81
Avg. Low 60
Mean 71
Avg. Percipitation 3.88
July
Avg. High 84
Avg. Low 64
Mean 74
Avg. Percipitation 4.33
August
Avg. High 82
Avg. Low 63
Mean 73
Avg. Percipitation 4.16
September
Avg. High 76
Avg. Low 55
Mean 66
Avg. Percipitation 3.01
October
Avg. High 64
Avg. Low 43
Mean 54
Avg. Percipitation 2.84
November
Avg. High 49
Avg. Low 33
Mean 41
Avg. Percipitation 3.06
December
Avg. High 35
Avg. Low 21
Mean 28
Avg. Percipitation 2.2

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