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Elwood, Indiana

Elwood is a city located in Madison County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 9,737.

Geography Elwood is located at 40°16'27" North, 85°50'17" West (40.274109, -85.838047)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.2 km² (3.5 mi²). 9.2 km² (3.5 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 9,737 people, 3,845 households, and 2,660 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,059.0/km² (2,743.1/mi²). There are 4,179 housing units at an average density of 454.5/km² (1,177.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.33% White, 0.05% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 1.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,845 households out of which 32.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% are married couples living together, 11.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% are non-families. 26.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $30,986, and the median income for a family is $36,239. Males have a median income of $31,527 versus $19,947 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,402. 15.2% of the population and 11.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 21.0% are under the age of 18 and 9.4% are 65 or older.

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