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Elmwood is a township in Peoria County, in the Peoria metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Elmwood. For links to other places called Elmwood, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elmwood is 40.756N. The longitude is -89.927W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,392.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elmwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Peoria 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 61569 ZIP code.
32% of Elmwood residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elmwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elmwood was $19,865, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Elmwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elmwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $807.
Peoria County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elmwood political report.
The average commute time for Elmwood workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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