For population 25 years and over in Elwood:
For population 15 years and over in Elwood city:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $569 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (2.2 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (49.9 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (403.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: St. Joseph, MO (1.5 miles ), Wathena, KS (1.9 miles ), Country Club, MO (2.3 miles ), Amazonia, MO (3.1 miles ), Agency, MO (3.2 miles ), Troy, KS (3.4 miles ), De Kalb, MO (3.4 miles ), Easton, MO (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.75 N, Longitude: 94.88 W
Area code: 913
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Crime in Elwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +68 (+6.3%).
Work and jobs in Elwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elwood, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elwood-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/10/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Elwood city center injured 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/8/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Elwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.8 miles away from Elwood center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Doniphan County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Elwood and their reported violations in the past:ELWOOD, CITY OF (Population served: 1153, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.4%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Elwood compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Elwood (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Elwood (based on Doniphan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Elwood government finances in 2002:
6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,131 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,148 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Elwood fatal accident list:
Mar 1, 2004 04:55 AM, Roseport Rd, Third St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1985 04:00 AM, 36, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 1981 02:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $458,000
Total average daily traffic: 21,090
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,492
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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