Elwood, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 8,514 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.6%
 
Males: 4,510  (53.0%)
Females: 4,004  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46036.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,802 (it was $30,986 in 2000)
Elwood:

$33,802
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,312 (it was $15,402 in 2000)

Elwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,961 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Elwood:

$75,961
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $111,260; Detached houses: $116,275; Townhouses or other attached units: $105,481; In 2-unit structures: $64,873; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,651; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $87,834; Mobile homes: $29,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $676.

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  • Races in Elwood, IN (2010)

    Elwood races chart
    • 8,16294.8%White alone
    • 2863.3%Hispanic
    • 981.1%Two or more races
    • 300.3%Asian alone
    • 180.2%Black alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elwood: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.3%), United States (16.8%), Irish (15.9%), English (7.3%), Dutch (1.9%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 865 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 2,399 people per square mile   (low).

Elwood,IN real estate house value index trend

Elwood, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Elwood:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elwood city:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

156 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Elwood, Indiana as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elwood to the number of sex offenders is 218 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $761 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $783 (1.1%)

Elwood satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.27 N, Longitude: 85.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,157 (-13.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,016 (29.2%)

Area code: 765

Elwood household income distribution Elwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Elwood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.20.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 012001100550N/A
per 100,000 0.010.121.00.00.010.811.10.00.055.357.80.0N/A
Robberies 0241103484590
per 100,000 0.020.342.010.710.70.033.344.689.344.257.8104.50.0
Assaults 043104011046197
per 100,000 0.040.631.5106.542.90.011.111.20.044.269.3220.682.4
Burglaries 49547472721091121881821171047478
per 100,000 500.4547.5776.3767.0773.01,181.21,242.62,096.32,032.21,294.01,201.2859.2918.5
Thefts 342407483472341334286455442411393197188
per 100,000 3,492.64,126.55,067.15,028.23,661.23,619.43,173.25,073.64,935.24,545.54,539.22,287.22,213.8
Auto thefts 2326192115152027208351319
per 100,000 234.9263.6199.3223.7161.0162.5221.9301.1223.388.5404.3150.9223.7
Arson 3313015021461
per 100,000 30.630.410.532.00.010.855.50.022.311.146.269.711.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 204.3260.5325.9313.8237.8263.0266.8434.6405.8365.1396.3252.5197.7

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Crime rate in Elwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Indiana average:

1.97
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -346 (-3.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Elwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elwood, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city 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 Elwood 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 the city 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.4 miles away from Elwood center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from the city 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 (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

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

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)
  • FMC - ELWOOD (1805 S. ANDERSON 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)

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 school in Elwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elwood:

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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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for other race residents, 13.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Elwood, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Elwood compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Indiana average:

11.1

Elwood travel time to work - commute Elwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elwood city (based on Madison County data)

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
Madison County:

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.
Indiana:

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

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

30.4%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$11,753$28,2071$1,168
Other Government Administration 13$14,705$13,5740$0
Judicial and Legal 5$11,213$26,9116$2,079
Police Protection - Officers 17$61,819$43,6370$0
Police - Other 6$14,709$29,4183$1,539
Firefighters 19$68,184$43,0640$0
Correction 1$4,486$53,8320$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,447$33,9290$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,132$32,5286$8,139
Sewerage 7$22,207$38,0690$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,095$25,1400$0
Water Supply 12$33,483$33,4830$0
Totals for Government 98$278,233$34,06916$12,925

Elwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,487,000 ($174.65)
    General - Other: $1,203,000 ($141.30)
    Central Staff Services: $996,000 ($116.98)
    Water Utilities: $804,000 ($94.43)
    Police Protection: $776,000 ($91.14)
    Regular Highways: $689,000 ($80.93)
    Corrections - Other: $323,000 ($37.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $181,000 ($21.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $151,000 ($17.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $110,000 ($12.92)
    General Public Buildings: $107,000 ($12.57)
    Financial Administration: $83,000 ($9.75)
    Health Services - Other: $25,000 ($2.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $340,000 ($39.93)
    General - Other: $106,000 ($12.45)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($5.76)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($4.58)
    Corrections - Other: $31,000 ($3.64)
    General Public Building: $18,000 ($2.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($0.82)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,413,000 ($283.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.12)

Elwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,424,000 ($167.25)
    All Other: $64,000 ($7.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($1.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($0.35)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $771,000 ($90.56)
    Property Sale Other: $331,000 ($38.88)
    Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($8.93)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $818,000 ($96.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $525,000 ($61.66)
    General Support: $421,000 ($49.45)
    All Other: $220,000 ($25.84)
  • Tax - Property: $2,281,000 ($267.91)
    Individual Income: $857,000 ($100.66)
    NEC: $23,000 ($2.70)

Elwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($2.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($2.35)

Elwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,905,000 ($576.11)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($0.59)

4.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,740 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  0.68% ($28,122 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, IN  0.61% ($33,649)
from Delaware County, IN  0.52% ($27,278)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($101 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.75% ($29,373 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.66% ($41,988)
to Delaware County, IN  0.58% ($25,958)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Elwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • $1,741,000Total costs
  • 53,154Total average daily traffic
  • 2,493Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,965Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12010-2012
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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 16th & Main Sts (Lat: 40.270028 Lon: -85.831917), Call Sign: KNEF747
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2012, Expiration Date: 11/20/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • 1331 S A St (Lat: 40.275306 Lon: -85.843861), Call Sign: KXT926
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2011, Expiration Date: 01/31/2022
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • 1331 South A St (Lat: 40.275306 Lon: -85.843861), Call Sign: KZV965
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 01/31/2022
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 40.287083 Lon: -85.831444, Call Sign: WQBF672
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Brad Mays
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Elwood, First St. Rr Crossing @ Rr Mp S199.85 (Lat: 40.271667 Lon: -85.856111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.8 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQGV448, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St., Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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, Certifier: Rudy Yakym Iii
    Registrant: Wireless Connections, 166 Milan Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857, Phone: (419) 660-6100, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 81

Incident types - Elwood

See full 2006 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
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

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  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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