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Elwood is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Elwood is 40.845N. The longitude is -73.335W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 184 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,916.
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13% of Elwood residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $32,655, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Elwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,188. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,938.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elwood political report.
The average commute time for Elwood workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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