StatisticElwoodNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)4511,21591
Median age43.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1823%45%43%
Speak English76%69%79%
Speak Spanish24%16%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Elwood is 63% lower than New Jersey
  • The median age in Elwood is 11% higher than New Jersey
  • In Elwood 52.85% of the population is White
  • In Elwood 23.75% of the population is Black
  • In Elwood 0.07% of the population is Asian

Compare Elwood, NJ Demographics


      Elwood population breakdown by race

      RaceElwoodNew JerseyNational
      American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race13.68%2.53%3.06%
      Other race9.65%6.35%4.75%
      In Elwood, 32.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Elwood age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Elwood, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).