Elwood, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 8,394 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.8%
 
Males: 4,003  (47.7%)
Females: 4,391  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46036.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,518 (it was $30,986 in 2000)
Elwood:

$46,518
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,558 (it was $15,402 in 2000)

Elwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,719 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Elwood:

$76,719
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $100,398; detached houses: $101,433; townhouses or other attached units: $141,820; mobile homes: $28,735

Median gross rent in 2019: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elwood: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.1%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 10.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 41.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elwood, IN (2019)
    • 7,87392.4%White alone
    • 4645.4%Hispanic
    • 901.1%Two or more races
    • 400.5%Asian alone
    • 20.02%Black alone

Races in Elwood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Elwood, Indiana as of October 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elwood is 256 to 1.


Crime rates in Elwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.8)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(55.3)
5
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
6
(71.2)
8
(95.4)
4
(47.6)
9
(107.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(33.3)
4
(44.6)
8
(89.3)
4
(44.2)
5
(57.8)
9
(104.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.8)
5
(59.5)
3
(35.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(44.2)
6
(69.3)
19
(220.6)
7
(82.4)
10
(117.7)
10
(118.3)
6
(71.2)
2
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
12
(143.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
109
(1,181)
112
(1,243)
188
(2,096)
182
(2,032)
117
(1,294)
104
(1,201)
74
(859.2)
78
(918.5)
50
(588.7)
32
(378.7)
38
(450.9)
42
(500.8)
30
(356.9)
29
(346.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
334
(3,619)
286
(3,173)
455
(5,074)
442
(4,935)
411
(4,545)
393
(4,539)
197
(2,287)
188
(2,214)
106
(1,248)
111
(1,313)
127
(1,507)
165
(1,968)
149
(1,773)
128
(1,528)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(162.5)
20
(221.9)
27
(301.1)
20
(223.3)
8
(88.5)
35
(404.3)
13
(150.9)
19
(223.7)
8
(94.2)
11
(130.2)
10
(118.7)
14
(166.9)
8
(95.2)
13
(155.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(10.8)
5
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.3)
1
(11.1)
4
(46.2)
6
(69.7)
1
(11.8)
N/A1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.8)
2
(23.8)
3
(35.8)
City-Data.com crime index249.1252.7411.7384.3345.8375.4239.2187.2155.2120.2172.5215.4159.4223.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Elwood, IN

Crime rate in Elwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Indiana average:

1.32
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Ancestries: American (26.5%), German (15.6%), European (7.4%), Irish (6.1%), English (4.0%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 865 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 2,365 people per square mile   (low).

Elwood, Indiana map

43 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $713 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $778 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (14.6 miles , pop. 59,734).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (37.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (144.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Frankton, IN (2.2 miles ),
Orestes, IN (2.5 miles ),
Alexandria, IN (2.9 miles ),
Windfall City, IN (3.0 miles ),
Point Isabel, IN (3.2 miles),
Tipton, IN (3.3 miles ),
Atlanta, IN (3.3 miles ),
Summitville, IN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.27 N, Longitude: 85.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -521 (-6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,543 (38.4%)

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Elwood, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Elwood, IN in 2019
Elwood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $254,100
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $165,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Elwood, IN residents
Average permit cost in Elwood, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Elwood, IN
Historical housing units in Elwood, IN
Most common industries in Elwood, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.9%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.4%)
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.2%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Elwood, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Carpenters (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)

Average climate in Elwood, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elwood, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.6. This is about average.

City:

78.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Elwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Elwood city center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1972, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from Elwood center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from Elwood center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 175.5 miles away from Elwood center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 189.4 miles away from Elwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elwood:

  • ST VINCENT MERCY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1331 S A ST)
  • ST VINCENT MERCY HOSPITAL INC (1331 SOUTH A STREET)
  • COMMUNITY PARKVIEW CARE CENTER (2300 PARKVIEW LN)
  • DICKEY NURSING HOME (1007 N 9TH ST)
  • MADISON PLACE OF ELWOOD (1007 NORTH 9TH ST)
  • PARKVIEW CONVALESCENT CENTRE (NORTH 19TH, PO BOX 414)
  • FMC - ELWOOD (1805 S. ANDERSON STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elwood:

  • Anderson University (about 15 miles; Anderson, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 20 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 21 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Taylor University (about 23 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Ball State University (about 24 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 32 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Butler University (about 35 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

Public high schools in Elwood:

  • ELWOOD JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1137 N 19TH ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • JOHN H HINDS CAREER CENTER (Location: 1105 N 19TH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elwood:

  • ELWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 940 N 19TH ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • ELWOOD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 1207 N 19TH ST, Grades: 3-6)
See full list of schools located in Elwood

Library in Elwood:

  • NORTH MADISON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,109,972; Location: 1600 MAIN STREET; 90,303 books; 1,518 audio materials; 6,626 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 200 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Elwood Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Elwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Elwood: Callaway Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: City of Elwood - Court (1601 Main Street).

Birthplace of: David Canary - Television actor, Jared Carter - Contemporary poet, Mary Beth Dunnichay - Diver.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elwood and their reported violations in the past:

ELWOOD WATER & SEWAGE (Population served: 8,586, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
125 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Elwood (2011 data):

  • STAR Financial Bank: Elwood/Star Branch at 125 South Anderson Street, branch established on 1933/04/07; Elwood Branch at 7373w Sr28 East, branch established on 1967/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.
  • First Farmers Bank and Trust Company: Elwood Branch at Highway 37 & 13, branch established on 1932/01/01. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $912.5 mil, Deposits: $732.0 mil, headquarters in Converse, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Financial Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Elwood Branch at 101 South Anderson St, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in Elwood:

Marital status in Elwood, IN
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 20.2%

For population 25 years and over in Elwood:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Elwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elwood, IN (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,695121
Mainline Protestant13,62451
Catholic7,8674
Other93410
Black Protestant5045
None83,012-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Here:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Madison County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Madison County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.4%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison County:

13.2%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elwood:

52.1%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.6%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Indiana:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
Elwood:

58.6%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Elwood:

78.7%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elwood, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 20$80,836$48,5020$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$73,292$48,8610$0
Other Government Administration 14$17,434$14,9430$0
Water Supply 13$39,696$36,6420$0
Streets and Highways 9$30,169$40,2250$0
Sewerage 7$26,328$45,1340$0
Police - Other 6$17,439$34,8783$1,807
Judicial and Legal 5$13,293$31,9036$2,442
Financial Administration 5$13,934$33,4421$1,373
Solid Waste Management 3$9,640$38,5607$9,560
Correction 1$5,319$63,8280$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,485$29,8200$0
Totals for Government 102$329,865$38,80817$15,182

Elwood government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $151,000 ($17.99)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,605,000 ($191.21)
    Central Staff Services: $1,350,000 ($160.83)
    General - Other: $1,349,000 ($160.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,347,000 ($160.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $969,000 ($115.44)
    Police Protection: $893,000 ($106.39)
    Water Utilities: $751,000 ($89.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $368,000 ($43.84)
    Health - Other: $301,000 ($35.86)
    General Public Buildings: $265,000 ($31.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $192,000 ($22.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($21.09)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($12.03)
    Corrections - Other: $99,000 ($11.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $325,000 ($38.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $287,000 ($34.19)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($6.79)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($3.93)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($3.34)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($2.86)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.83)

Elwood government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,385,000 ($403.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $512,000 ($61.00)
    Other: $472,000 ($56.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $124,000 ($14.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $102,000 ($12.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $208,000 ($24.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $131,000 ($15.61)
    General Revenue - Other: $125,000 ($14.89)
    Donations From Private Sources: $32,000 ($3.81)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.48)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,476,000 ($175.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,025,000 ($241.24)
    Highways: $602,000 ($71.72)
    General Local Government Support: $561,000 ($66.83)
  • Tax - Property: $3,653,000 ($435.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $250,000 ($29.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $48,000 ($5.72)
    Other License: $27,000 ($3.22)

Elwood government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,585,000 ($1022.75)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,585,000 ($1022.75)

Elwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,000 ($26.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,489,000 ($773.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,128,000 ($134.38)

5.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hamilton County, IN  0.84% ($51,652 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.76% ($36,354)
from Delaware County, IN  0.62% ($35,954)


5.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, IN  0.81% ($33,571 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.75% ($53,881)
to Delaware County, IN  0.57% ($30,173)
Businesses in Elwood, IN
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elwood:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WHBU (1240 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elwood:

  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGRL (93.9 FM; NOBLESVILLE, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC.)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elwood:

  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGK-LP (Channel 48; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)
Elwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Elwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 285ft / 87.5mTotal length
  • $2,805,000Total costs
  • 66,743Total average daily traffic
  • 4,141Total average daily truck traffic
  • 100,844Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elwood, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elwood, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Elwood, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Elwood, 500' N. Of Cr 1000 N & 1950' W. Of Cr 625 W (Lat: 40.250028 Lon: -85.793028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WMS490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5928.75 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2008, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • Elwood, 7521 Cr1400n (Division Rd.) (Lat: 40.306222 Lon: -85.871389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQHP461,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2007, Expiration Date: 09/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2017, Certifier: Rudy Yakym Iii, Registrant: Wireless Connections, 166 Milan Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857, Phone: (419) 660-6100, Email:
  • ELWOOD EVAP, 490 South 22nd St - Top Of Evaporation Building (Lat: 40.273472 Lon: -85.836361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQTK382, Licensee ID: L01831236,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2014, Expiration Date: 02/21/2024, Certifier: Gregg Hinrichs, Registrant: Red Gold, Inc., 1500 Tomato Country Way, Elwood, IN 46036, Phone: (765) 557-5500, Fax: (765) 557-5501, Email:
  • ELWOOD, 7521 Cr1400n (Division Rd.) (Lat: 40.306222 Lon: -85.871389), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQUG859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2014, Expiration Date: 07/03/2024, Certifier: Mike Birkemeier, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company, 3225 W Elm St, Lima, OH 45805, Phone: (419) 999-2824, Fax: (419) 999-2140
  • ELWOOD TWR, N 14th St & Nf St (Lat: 40.281722 Lon: -85.842611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQYC624, Licensee ID: L00008744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2016, Expiration Date: 08/17/2026, Certifier: Dan Dykes, Registrant: County Of Madison, 16 E 9th Street, Anderson, IN 46016, Phone: (765) 635-2118, Email:
  • GN ELWOOD S, 8497 W 1000 N (Hv886/Elwood South) (Lat: 40.247306 Lon: -85.830639), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WRDU558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2019, Expiration Date: 07/23/2029, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1400 North Road (Lat: 40.306139 Lon: -85.871361), Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KSD327,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.025 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elwood)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$59,8048$47,67842$63,9429$34,7614$27,1381$93,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$07$68,8160$00$01$23,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$45,0038$46,68551$79,1943$23,6073$47,0902$75,905
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$51,8660$017$64,5412$59,8001$36,0300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$46,5300$05$68,9520$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$56,0600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$60,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$120,9802$51,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elwood, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elwood, IN - Value

2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 100. The highest number of reported fires - 165 took place in 2010, and the least - 4 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Elwood, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (62.1%), and Structure Fires (26.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elwood, IN
    • 93762.1%Outside Fires
    • 39426.1%Structure Fires
    • 906.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 885.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elwood, IN
Most common first names in Elwood, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19079.3 years
William13673.1 years
John11974.9 years
James10972.8 years
Robert9970.9 years
Charles8775.0 years
George5573.9 years
Ruth4978.7 years
Margaret4877.0 years
Helen4678.8 years
Most common last names in Elwood, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6277.9 years
Jones4773.1 years
Miller3374.5 years
Davis3271.7 years
Williams2776.2 years
Brown2777.6 years
Wilson2469.3 years
Etchison2278.9 years
Clark2073.7 years
Cox2077.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elwood, IN
  • 73.8%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elwood, IN
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood


Elwood compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Elwood on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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