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Elwood is a city in Madison County, in the Anderson metro area. (The community straddles Madison and Tipton counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Homer Elwood Frazier, son of settler
The latitude of Elwood is 40.276N. The longitude is -85.841W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,324.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Anderson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46036 ZIP code.
21% of Elwood residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $15,402, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Elwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Elwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Libraries in Elwood include North Madison County Public Library System ... View libraries
Newspapers in Elwood include Elwood Call-Leader
Madison 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 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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