Elwood, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Elwood, New York - Basic Facts

The Elwood Census Designated Place had a population of 11,092 as of July 1, 2018. Elwood ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elwood is located at latitude 40.8462 and longitude -73.3389 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Elwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 184 feet.

The Elwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389039) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Elwood Census Designated Place is located within Town of Huntington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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Elwood, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,092
Population in Households 10,992
Population in Familes 10,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 2,320
Diversity Index2 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $114,272
Average Household Income $148,192
Per Capita Income $46,485

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,171 (88.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 287 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $556,879
Average Home Value $619,828
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,458
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 2,910
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.09% 0.02%
Households -0.19% -0.06%
Families -0.26% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Elwood, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elwood to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 178 85th
Population Density # 377 69th
Diversity Index # 255 79th
Median Household Income # 163 86th
Per Capita Income # 279 77th

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