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Elwood is a township in Vermilion County, in the Danville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Elwood. For links to other places called Elwood, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elwood is 39.905N. The longitude is -87.644W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,672.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vermilion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61850 ZIP code.
15% of Elwood residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elwood was $16,245, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Elwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.
Vermilion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elwood political report.
The average commute time for Elwood workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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