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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,986
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elwood demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Quincy
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Wendell Willkie, politician
Local festivals include:
  • Glass Festival - Aug. 17-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Elwood web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elwood was $15,402, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

6% of Elwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Elwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.


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Libraries in Elwood include North Madison County Public Library System ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Elwood include Elwood Call-Leader

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Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elwood political report.

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The average commute time for Elwood workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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