Elwood demographics profile

StatisticElwoodNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)2,34235991
Median age42.038.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%52%55%
Speak English80%70%79%
Speak Spanish6%15%13%
Elwood, NY has a population of 11,197 and is the 3,614th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,342 per sq mi which is 553% higher than the New York average and 2485% higher than the national average. The median age in Elwood is 42 which is approximately 10% higher than the New York average of 38. In Elwood, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 79% of Elwood residents were born in New York, 6% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Elwood is 553% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Elwood is 10% higher than New York.
  • In Elwood 77.76% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Elwood 7.79% of the population is African American.
  • In Elwood 8.25% of the population is Asian.

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Elwood population breakdown by race

RaceElwoodNew YorkNational
African American7.79%15.60%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.05%2.93%3.06%
Other race4.15%8.62%4.75%
In Elwood, 8.8% 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.

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